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Senior UX / Front-End Developer

Job Title: Senior UX / Front-End Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Richmond upon Thames, Surrey
Industry:
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + share scheme
REF: GTFED
Contact Name: Barty Isola
Contact Email: barty@montash.com
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

Senior UX/Front-End Developer

Location: Richmond

Salary: £60-65k + Bonus

An exciting opportunity has arisen with one of the UK's most visited websites. Attracting 20M unique visitors a month, it is well on its way to becoming one of the 10 most popular sites in the UK, with a rapidly growing and established audience internationally.

Internal culture is based on open and honest communication, respect for other points of view and a spirit of fun. As an innovative organisation they are big fans of Lean Startup ideas and you will feel like you're working in a start-up, whilst at the same time having the resources of a large company. They work in small, cross-functional product focused teams where everyone is involved in the complete life cycle of a software product.

We are looking for experienced Front-end Engineers who take pride in their work and like things to work and look super nice and provide a rewarding user experience. As a Front-end Engineer you will work closely with Designers and Backend Engineers to create snappy and highly usable interfaces.

Job Requirements

We would expect you to have

  • 5 years minimum experience in web development and Front End engineering
  • Proficiency in Front End engineering skills including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript.
  • Good knowledge of JavaScript frameworks such as jQuery (Preferred) or Mootools
  • Experience in dealing with cross-browser issues (Preferably including mobile)

We would be even more excited if you also have

  • Demonstrated understanding of JavaScript unit testing (Mocha, Jasmine)
  • Experience creating a responsive design using HTML 5, CSS3 and Media queries.
  • Experience with version control such as GIT or Subversion
  • Strong understanding of JavaScript patterns
  • Strong working knowledge of optimization techniques (both in file weight and perceived/actual rendering speed) and performance measurement
  • Experience with accessibility and screen readers
  • Experience with CSS architecture such as OOCSS or SMACCS
  • Experience with CSS pre-processors like SASS or LESS
  • Experience or knowledge of GRUNT
  • Experience with Test Driven Development and Continuous Integration
  • Experience working in a java back end environment (Maven, Tomcat)
  • Agile/Scrum development experience or appreciation of what agility is about
  • Experience working with templating languages e.g. freemarker or handlebars

If this exciting opportunity is of interest then please get in touch. Send your CV to barty@montash.com or call Barty Isola on +44 (0)2070140230 for a private consultation.

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