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Front End Developer

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  • Salary: £35000 - £40000 Flexible Working + Bonus
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  • Job ID: 00371
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Job Description

Digitalent are looking for a front end developer to join a new Digital Agency in their Manchester studio. We are looking for somebody who is passionate about crafting exceptional products and services for this opportunity.

 

The Ideal Candidate:

Your background will predominantly be in front-end development but you’ll have an appreciation of the full technical stack and project process in order to work collaboratively with the agency’s strategists, designers and back-end developers.

You see connections in the products or services you experience day-to-day that others don’t and get huge satisfaction in finding graceful ways of articulating them. Jumping straight into the deep end to help solve real business problems with the support of a great team is an everyday experience.

Whether you are at another agency or client-side, you’ll be used to working to tight deadlines, collaboratively within the team.

 

Your Skills:

You should be able to demonstrate:

  • A proficient understanding of creating semantic markup with HTML5.
  • An understanding of CSS pre-processing platforms, such as SASS and LESS.
  • Experience with task runners such as Gulp/Grunt.
  • A proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery.
  • A good understanding of advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks, such as AngularJS, KnockoutJS, BackboneJS, ReactJS etc.
  • A proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues.
  • Confident with design software such as Adobe Photoshop and Sketch.
  • A good understanding of SEO principles and how to adhere to them.
  • At least 3 years of experience working on digital projects.
  • An excellent portfolio showcasing digital design work.
  • Creative mind, collaboration skills and a desire to learn.
  • Experience building sites to at least a AA standard.
  • Proficient with source control systems such as Git and various branching methodologies.

 

Your Responsibilities:

  • Working with the wider team to create compelling, usable products and services that translate research and insights, satisfy user needs and fulfils business goals.
  • Developing digital design solutions across web and mobile, for a broad range of industries.
  • Work closely with the UX and content experts to create design solutions that satisfy the needs of the business and the end user.
  • Create interactive prototypes to bring work to life.
  • Work closely with design and UX to ensure the design vision is successfully considered throughout implementation stage.
  • Share knowledge, trends and best practices with other team members.
  • WordPress knowledge is desirable.

 

About The Company:

This is a digital product and service design agency, established in 2016 by three founders. Due to the continued growth of some of their key accounts, they are looking for new team members to help shape the culture as well as the skill set within the agency. This is an exciting opportunity for somebody to join a fledgling agency with a big future and put their stamp on our growing team.

The company is still in the process of shaping their benefits package and they would welcome your input on what you feel is important. For now they offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Cover
  • Discretionary Performance Bonus
  • Most importantly this is an opportunity to grow a team within a young, growing agency
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