Lead Front End Developer

£46,000 | Bradford | Permanent
Posted 1 month ago

IQ Tech are hiring for a Lead Front End Developer to join our award winning services client based in Bradford, West Yorkshire.

Reporting to the Digital Development Manager, you will be responsible for the delivery of engaging and customer focused websites to meet our clients' immediate and strategic needs.

You will be working collaboratively with their in-house designers, back end developers and product owners to create world-class products using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. You will strive to enhance how users see and interact with websites in any modern browser. You will work closely with server-side development teams to create complex, responsive and interactive websites using RESTful Services and APIs.

Skills Required:-

• A minimum of 5 years’ commercial experience.
• Vanilla JavaScript experience (preferably ES6)
• Expert level HTML 5 and CSS3, including SASS
• Experience working with RESTful Services and APIs
• Track record building responsive, mobile first user interfaces
• Ability to write cross-browser compatible code and be familiar with optimisation techniques
• Comfortable with task runners such as Grunt or Gulp
• Familiar with version control using Git
• Strong interpersonal and effective communication skills
• Experience working in an Agile environment
• ECMAScript 6 (ES6) knowledge
• Good graphic design skills and be proficient with Photoshop
• Experience with JavaScript Frameworks such as React/Redux
• Node.js
• Familiarity with Umbraco CMS

The Role:-

As well as the above, you will be required to make amendments to live websites which will vary from small changes to major changes and embark on full redesigns. The role requires enhancement of websites and optimisation of code for the best user experience including adaptation for new user interaction technologies.

You will maintain software workflow management using node.js/npm, Grunt/Gulp and Bower to deliver content with SEO principles in mind to optimise page builds. The content you create will be tested by you during development for usability and pick up fixing any bugs as and when they occur.

Working with revision control systems such as GIT is essential when working as part of a high functioning team.

This role offers a competitive salary, 5 year career progression plan from day one and benefits including: Pension, Quarterly Bonus, free parking, subsidised gym membership, 25 days holiday and more!

Please apply now for immediate consideration to Georgina at IQ Tech. T: 01423 878 660.

For more information about this role, please contact:

Sam Baillie

01423 878 679

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