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front end developer.

 

the role.

We have an amazing opportunity for a to join the web team within a busy specialist creative agency. This is a varied role which requires the person to be inquisitive and responsive to the ever-evolving world. As a Front-End developer, you will be responsible for the building of new Interactive Systems for our clients as well as performing maintenance on existing projects and developing new features. You will work closely with the design team giving feedback on the UX and design phases on the feasibility and possible UX issues.

Key job duties –

  • Develop new user-facing feature
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use.
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs.
  • Optimise websites for maximum speed and scalability.
  • Assure all projects follow security best practices.
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.
  • To produce all digital work for the client to the highest standards.
  • Challenge and contribute towards the continual evolution of both our Production Process and Development Standards.
  • To continually advance your own knowledge through frequent research.

 

why you should apply.

The company has been growing in strength for the past 30 years, the purpose-built office in Colchester is a hub of activity where the product starts, grows and finishes. The staff are highly valued, and it shows with the generous holiday package, gym membership and various other benefits such as cycle to work and private healthcare. The base offers onsite free parking and even Christmas shutdown.

 

what we’re looking for.

  • React.
  • Solid understanding of OOP (esp. in JavaScript).
  • Experience with HTML & CSS.
  • REST API’s.
  • Styled Components.
  • CSS pre-processors (Sass, Less, SCSS)
  • Working knowledge HTML5, CSS3 and SASS, including Pre-Processors, Task Runners, responsive design, and graceful degradation techniques.
  • Strong debugging skills with a desire to find the cause of difficult problems.
  • Adobe Creative Suite and Sketch/Figma/XD.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of technical/on-page SEO, Google best-practice and tools including Google Tag Manager and Google Analytics.
  • Strong working knowledge of Git Version Control and modern deployment processes.

 

At polkadotfrog recruitment we do our very best to ensure both client and candidate satisfaction.   If you require any reasonable adjustments such as access or information in an alternative format, please inform us soon as you are able so that we can make the appropriate adjustments.

Our team of Specialist Consultants have the skills, experience and passion to deliver a professional, personal and quality service. Our mission is to build long-term relationships and help clients and candidates find the perfect match.

If you require any reasonable adjustments such as access or information in an alternative format, please inform us soon as you are able so that we can make the appropriate adjustments

Whilst we would love to get back to every applicant, it is not always possible, so if you haven’t heard from us within 5 days, please note that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

 

 

Covid 19 Notice

Despite the current circumstances, our teams remain here to support you.

We’re available by phone, email or via our website so get in touch, stay connected and let’s get safely back to work together.

Our current registrations and client interviews are taking place via. video call and we are committed to only supplying our staff either temporary or permanent into Covid compliant environments where our clients will take the upmost care of our workforce.