Front End Developer

Job description

Salary: Up to £40K negotiable according to experience

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

  

Job Brief:

We are looking for a qualified front-end developer to join our growing team. You will be responsible for building the ‘client-side’ of our websites and web applications. You should be able to translate our company and customer needs into functional and appealing interactive applications. You'll be working from agreed designs - where you'll have technical input - and programming these for the web.


About the role: 

A front-end developer at Storm focuses on using HTML, CSS and JavaScript to build beautiful websites and user-friendly environments for web applications. We expect you to be a tech-savvy professional, who is curious about new front-end digital technologies and aspires to combine usability with visual design.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Use markup languages like HTML, CSS and JavaScript to create user-friendly websites and web applications
  • Maintaining and improving existing websites and web applications
  • Optimising websites and applications for maximum speed
  • Collaborating with back-end developers and web designers to improve usability
  • Getting feedback from, and building solutions for, users and customers
  • Helping back-end developers with coding and troubleshooting
  • Ensuring high quality graphic standards, brand consistency and attention to detail
  • Staying up-to-date on emerging technologies

Requirements

Experience:

  • Front End Development: minimum of 1 year
  • Deep level of knowledge in HTML, CSS (with a CSS preprocessor such as SASS), vanilla, JavaScript and jQuery
  • Familiarity with popular CSS methodologies and best practices, such as BEM
  • Experience using task runners (like Gulp) and bundlers (like Webpack)
  • Understanding of and ability to apply core SEO principles to a website and work to W3C standards
  • Familiarity with browser testing, unit testing and debugging
  • In-depth understanding of the entire web development process (design, development and deployment)
  • Understanding of layout aesthetics and a keen attention to detail
  • Familiarity with software like Adobe Suite, Photoshop, Sketch and content management systems
  • An ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent analytical and multitasking skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Ability to communicate with a team and customers effectively

Bonus points for:

  • Experience with PHP and MySQL
  • Experience with using a popular JavaScript framework such as React or Vue
  • Experience with Laravel Framework
  • Experience using version control systems like GIT

About Storm:

Storm are a forward thinking, fast-paced and growing full service agency based in Leigh on Sea, Essex, recently voted Essex’s No1 Agency. We need to expand our team to meet the ever-increasing demand for our websites, web apps, HTML emails and other digital projects.


Comprehensive Benefits Package:

  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Regular appraisals
  • Cinema Nights with popcorn
  • Fully stocked free bar on a Friday
  • Monthly social calendar of events
  • Closed at Christmas / extra gift holiday at Christmas
  • Christmas party
  • Summer social
  • Birthday treats
  • Work anniversary loyalty celebrations and bonuses
  • Payday Breakfast buffet
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Personal development resource allowance
  • Late grace for children’s school events
  • Perks: 20% off lunches, haircuts 50% off, discounted beauty treatments and much more…

If this sounds like the role for you, please apply now with a covering letter, CV and examples of your work.


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