We're recruiting - Front-end web developer needed!

We're recruiting - Front-end web developer needed!

Front-end web developer

If you’re interested in creating a user-friendly environment by writing code and moving forward in your career, then this job is for you. We expect you to be a tech-savvy professional, who is curious about new digital technologies and aspires to combine usability with visual design.

Ultimately, you should be able to create a functional and attractive digital environment for our company, ensuring great user experience.

Responsibilities

  • Use mark-up languages like HTML, Liquid and SCSS to create user-friendly web pages
  • Maintain and improve websites
  • Optimize websites for maximum speed
  • Design mobile-based features
  • Collaborate with back-end developers and web designers to improve usability
  • Get feedback from, and build solutions for, users and customers
  • Advise and support account managers with client meetings
  • Write functional requirement documents and guides
  • Create quality mock-ups and prototypes
  • Collaborate with back-end developers regarding coding and troubleshooting
  • Ensure high quality design output and brand consistency
  • Stay up-to-date with emerging technologies
  • Maintain high service levels for customers through self-quality control checks
  • Highlight best practices through continuous assessment
  • Discussing enhancements and new functionality with account managers

Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a Front-end developer
  • Familiarity with browser testing and debugging
  • In-depth understanding of the entire web development process (design, development and deployment)
  • Ability to develop responsive designs
  • Understanding of CSS pre-processors (SCSS)
  • Knowledge of SEO principles
  • An ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent analytical and multitasking skills

Desirable but not essential

  • Experience with JavaScript and jQuery
  • Experience working with Shopify themes
  • Experience working with CSS frameworks
  • Ability to create wireframes, design concepts and produce website assets
  • Experience working with content managed systems
  • Experience working with git

Knowledge and Experience

Vocational and Technical Skills

Excellent oral and written communication skills are required to ensure effective resolution of operational queries.

Interpersonal Skills

He/she must be willing to work as part of a team, communicating with all departments of the business. The job holder must have a confident yet reassuring manner with clients at all times. Good telephone and face-to-face personal skills are essential.

The job holder is privy to confidential information held on our databases and must exercise discretion when handling such information.

Role Demands

Judgement and Decision making

The job holder will sometimes be required to make quick decisions relating to management and client requests. The job holder must be assertive in doing this but must also know when to advise that an immediate decision cannot be made – rather than promising something that cannot be delivered.

Attention to detail is essential at all times to ensure the highest standard of delivery. Time management is of the essence and the job holder must be confident that they can deal with a number of things at any one time and constantly re-evaluate priorities.

The job holder must be flexible in terms of working hours. The role is generally business hours, however some evening and weekend work may be required.

 

To apply please email your CV and any supporting documents to hr@exactabacus.com

by Gemma Tomlinson on 19/05/2017

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