Front End Mid Weight Developer

Ref
40186
Department
IT
Location
Hythe Road, London
Salary
£35000
Contract type
Permanent
Contracted weekly hours
40
Shift pattern
Mon-Fri 9am to 6pm
Description

Are you a client focussed and experienced front developer with the ability to implement robust and high quality websites according to specification documents and user stories?

Working closely with our inhouse Marketing, design, UX, UI, and Back End team, you'll play a pivotal part in crafting the online experience for our customers, every time they visit or sign into our website.

We’ve already got an optimization roadmap planned and we are looking for a mid-weight front end developer to help us through a continued optimization programme on a responsive website, within an existing Umbraco platform.

Reporting into the Head of IT, the candidate will be able to demonstrate an established track record for creating exceptional performance, cross-platform code and smart, beautiful and frictionless user journeys.

 

Role and Responsibilities

  • Work in a creative team environment to develop responsive html5, CSS, JavaScript (jQuery) code to form page templates, prototypes and production code, that is performant and accessible across all common browsers
  • Confident using Adobe Photoshop, ZURB Foundation 6+, LESS/SASS, Bootstrapp
  • Provide diligent user testing and ensure your work delivers an intuitive and memorable user experience
  • Advise on user interface best practices to meet performance and client requirements
  • Develop images for CDN through image software packages
  • Management of Google Search Console making recommendations and implementing optimization
  • Coach and mentor other members of the development team where appropriate.

 

 

The Ideal Candidate

  • Must have 4 years’ industry experience in front end development
  • Must possess a thorough understanding of web content and have access to a library of examples of recent work by successful brands and publishers.
  • Strong Photoshop 2017 and translation skills
  • Strong HTML5 and CSS3 semantic, hand-coding skills
  • Proficient in JavaScript (JQuery), SASS, CSS, ZURB, Foundation 6+
  • Experience of working with Umbraco
  • Experience in working collaboratively using technical specifications for interactive websites
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and solutions
  • Experience developing responsive websites, is essential
  • Great attention to detail and understanding of web and mobile technologies and standards
  • Demonstrable experience of usability on fully responsive website
  • Excellent project management, organisational and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in digital marketing disciplines such as SEO and W3c accessibility standards
  • Creative thinker, great communication and project management skills and always willing to offer new suggestions and ideas

 

 

Desirable

Working knowledge and experience of the following:

  • Agency experience working with creative marketing projects
  • Experience of Umbraco integration
  • Angular 2
  • Net MVC (Razor view engine)
  • Familiar with email development
  • Umbraco version 7
  • SVN – version control

 

About The Company

 

Cargiant is officially the largest used car dealership in the world and you will be based at Cargiant’s Head Office, part of the main 48-acre site based in North West London.

The business supplies in excess of over a thousand cars a week and has up to 8,000 cars in stock. Its reputation is based in part on its ability to keep prices low and offer great choice and customer care. Cargiant has a long-established reputation for innovation, having pioneered the idea of a car supermarket, it is the UK’s favourite car Supermarket.

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