Web Developer - Front End

Recruitment Genius
17 Jul 2019
18 Jul 2019
Contract Type
This Birmingham based agency is focused on making the world a better place by enabling good decision making through powerful storytelling. If you care about people making the right decisions in life, then this is the place for you. Join a team of 50+ professionals in a bright, new open plan office space in the Jewellery Quarter.They are looking for a keen and passionate front end web developer with an eye for detail and a flair for creative solutions. You will have a good understanding and experience of both web design and web development processes, including planning, responsive design and testing, and you will have a passion for new challenges and learning new skills.Main duties and responsibilities - To liaise with other teams around the business including digital designers and research consultants to understand requirements and ensure the final product delivers the intended message.- To plan and deliver front end website functionality including building layout and structure of websites in HTML, styling elements and developing bespoke design using CSS and JavaScript; working with frameworks such as bootstrap, jQuery and Modernizr.- To communicate with clients in a professional manner and offer advice and support as well as assisting clients by carrying out ad-hoc amends and updates to existing websites.- To carry out essential testing of websites and new features. - This includes cross browser testing as well as testing on a variety of devices ensuring everything works as intended and delivers a consistent user experience.- To work collaboratively with the team by both offering and seeking support, advice and insight in order to make every product they create better than its predecessor. Required skills- Eye and passion for detail- Experienced in HTML, CSS and JavaScript- Good understanding of developing responsive websites and experience carrying out cross-browser as well as cross-platform testing- A creative flair and passion for digital design- Excellent communication skills - Ability to plan your own work effectively and prioritise your workloadDesirable skills- Good understanding of key design principles such as typography and layout- Experience using latest CSS3 concepts such as keyframes, transforms and advanced layout features- Experience of developing intuitive UI interaction features using jQuery or other JavaScript frameworks- Some knowledge of Object-Oriented programming- Some insight into CSS preprocessors such as less or sass