Front End Developer - Permanent - Hatfield Peverel, Essex - £30,000 - £35,000

  • Job Reference: Reece Waldon
  • Date Posted: 6 November 2019
  • Recruiter: Eurobase People Limited
  • Location: Hatfield Peverel, Essex
  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Information Technology
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Reece Waldon
  • Email: reece.waldon@eurobase.com

Job Description

Front End Developer - Permanent - Hatfield Peverel, Essex - £30,000 - £35,000

My client is looking for an experienced Front End Developer who can take an existing set of business requirements and produce well-written code that provides an excellent, optimised experience across mobile, tablet and desktop devices. This position will be based from their head office in Essex. This is an excellent opportunity for a Front End Developer to play an active role in the development and implementation of bespoke software solutions primarily used by large manufacturers in the automotive industry.

Job Description:

  • Take a business concept and implement it into a complete, responsive, working product with valid HTML and comprehensive cross-browser support
  • Develop and improve upon the existing codebase to improve the Front End functionality in terms of performance, maintainability and usability
  • Ensure that the development and maintenance of our existing products remain consistent throughout in terms of theme and functionality, whilst adhering to high technical standards

Essential skills:

  • Commercial experience in a similar role
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Proficiency in Sass or Less
  • Experience in object-oriented JavaScript
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good knowledge of source code management (eg Git)
  • Knowledge of Gulp, NPM, or similar tools
  • Good understanding of code optimization
  • Ability to understand the importance of validating your codeGood understanding of Responsive Web Design
  • Experience using CSS frameworks
  • Passion for web technologies and desire to keep up to date with their advances

Desirable skills:

  • Understanding of Webpack
  • Experience with cross-browser testing
  • React or Vue exposure
  • Experience with Javascript unit testing frameworks (Jest, Mocha etc)
  • ES6 knowledge
  • Experience working in an Agile environment