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Front End Developer

Who we are looking for.

This Front End Developer role requires an induvial who is a good communicator and a real team player, with a good work ethic and is committed to getting the job done. Responsibilities include translation of the designs and wireframes to actual code. You will work with the UI/UX designers, with the support of our senior web developer, and bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks as well as how it works.

 

Essential requirements:

  • Building newsletters and email signatures
  • Delivery of HTML, CSS, JS, jQuery, PHP, MySQL and related web technologies
  • Familiar with frontend frameworks
  • WordPress
  • Write clean, readable code
  • Using FTP clients
  • DNS configuration
  • Linux console commands
  • Server management and configuration (WHM and CPanel)
  • phpMyAdmin
  • Building mobile friendly websites that work on all modern devices (including tablets and 4K displays)

Key responsibilities

  • Build websites from scratch using supplied designs / wireframes
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Manage security and plugin updates
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders

Skills and Qualifications

  • Advanced knowledge of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
  • Advanced knowledge of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
  • Advanced knowledge of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Knowledge of image editing – being able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image. Familiarity with tools such as Photoshop is a must.
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Advanced knowledge of code versioning tools, such as (Git / Mercurial / SVN)
  • Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them.

Please send us your CV and covering letter to [email protected]

No Recruitment agencies please

Apply online


About the role.

Experience.

2 years minimum commercial experience

Location.

Chester, Cheshire

Salary.

Dependant on experience

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