Connecting to LinkedIn...

Connecting to LinkedIn...


Senior UX / Front-End Developer

Job Title: Senior UX / Front-End Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Richmond upon Thames, Surrey
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + share scheme
Contact Name: Barty Isola
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year 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 or call Barty Isola on +44 (0)2070140230 for a private consultation.

Social Stream

Latest News


Humans remain largest security flaw in cloud ...

2016-10-21 14:00:00 +0100

With a vast number of companies moving some, if not all, of their operations to the cloud, security continues to be of major concern. Whilst there are numerous patches and firewalls to safeguard defences, it has been highlighted that the most difficult area to protect against is human interaction. This is the view of Jamie Woodruff, a penetration tester and ethical hacker. Woodruff’s views come after he was contracted to conduct a penetration test in or...


Offshore exploration providing boost for oil ...

2016-10-19 09:00:00 +0100

The oil and gas industry has had a notoriously challenging time of late, with the prices of oil plummeting and causing many firms to tighten their belts. However, offshore exploration is providing a much-needed bright spot for the sector, with an increasing number of governments becoming more accommodating. In the past week, it has been revealed that there are big changes afoot for Brazil’s petroleum laws. Shell has already begun to move on this opportu...