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Senior Front End Web Developer

Job Title: Senior Front End Web Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
REF: WM/FEDEV_1602929555
Contact Name: Warren Moore
Contact Email: warren.moore@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 6 days ago

Job Description

Senior Front End Web Developer

Remote working initially - 2 days/week in the office post-lockdown

Permanent

The Senior Front End Web Developer is responsible for developing, updating, and maintaining front end solutions for our client's web properties, this includes the Company's main website plus client portal sites including Online Quotes & Online Questionnaires.

Working closely with the UX Designer, Website Designer, and alongside Back End Developers, the Front End Web Developer will be responsible for delivering high quality, efficient code which conforms to modern web standards.

Accountabilities:

  • Discuss and agree with the Web Development Manager (and any project stakeholders) the scope of each project/task
  • Responsibility for delivering projects to agreed specification and deadlines
  • Ensure smooth running of each project by contributing to regular catch-up meetings with the UX Designer, Website Designer and development team
  • Keep track of progress and ensure deadlines are met
  • Follow agile best practices using a sprint approach
  • Planning at the outset of each project to agree timescales and deliverables
  • Responsibility for the adherence to agreed web standards and best practice
  • Ensure that user acceptance testing is carried out and any changes from feedback are implemented
  • Responsibility for client-side website performance using tools such as Lighthouse
  • Ensure the site is technically optimised

Background & Experience

  • Extensive experience of front end web development
  • Detailed knowledge of vanilla JavaScript and modern JavaScript frameworks with excellent understanding of CSS and HTML5
  • Experience of setting and coding to front end development standards
  • Experience of CMS and building large scale web solutions
  • Experience or knowledge of version control systems (preferably GIT) and team workflows
  • Ability to break complex projects down into achievable tasks to reach the project goals
  • Keen interest in the latest front end development techniques and frameworks
  • High level of attention to detail and a passion for delivering outstanding work considering accessibility, usability, performance and creating the overall end user experience
  • Have a passion for self development and to proactively improve knowledge and learn from experiences
  • A strong team player who is comfortable working independently but also share ideas and adopt best practices
  • Stakeholder management and influencing skills across multiple stakeholder group

Web Development Skills

  • Latest best practices for HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript
  • Experience of AMP HTML implementation
  • Experience of front end website performance optimisation using tools such as Lighthouse
  • Experience of solution setup and automated front end build processes using tools such as Gulp

Project People is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.