Front End Developer

Digital is at the core of everything we do and we’re looking for an experienced Front End Developer to join our established development team.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly talented, creative and friendly team working within a converted barn on a varied range of exciting websites and digital projects.

You will have a passion for coding and new technologies with a portfolio of sites / projects that clearly demonstrate your skills and capabilities.

 

Role & responsibilities 

  • Developing websites and web applications which are optimised across multiple browsers and device platforms
  • Working across a broad range of exciting projects for different clients and big brands
  • Helping to recommend, plan and develop dynamic web and digital projects
  • Being actively involved at all stages of the design and development process
  • Working closely with the UX, design, SEO and project management teams
  • Testing and supporting new and existing solutions
  • Staying up-to-date with current web trends and new technologies and have a desire to push the boundaries.
  • Working in a variety of development processes, including Agile

 

What it takes to be successful 

  • Excellent HTML5 / CSS3 skills combined with in depth knowledge of Ajax, JQuery and Javascript libraries and tools (Vue.JS, React, Sass)
  • Extensive experience of developing and testing responsive websites for multiple browsers, platforms and devices
  • Excellent knowledge of web and mobile UX/UI best practices
  • An in depth understanding of accessibility standards
  • Good knowledge of Object Oriented Programming and Design Patterns
  • Experience of using version control systems – ideally Git
  • An organised approach with excellent attention to detail and a pride in your work
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines whilst providing clients and colleagues with exceptional service at all times

 

What skills are not essential but will help 

  • Experience of automated testing (for example PhantomJS or Selenium) and automated deployment and continuous integration (Travis, Jenkins)
  • Good understanding of in-depth testing methodologies and procedures
  • Experience and/or knowledge of Agile software development methodologies
  • Experience with PHP frameworks, WordPress or Drupal
  • Knowledge of MySQL
  • Knowledge of Photoshop, Sketch and InVision

 

What we will offer you

 

Apart from us being a really fun and friendly bunch, here’s some other nice things we do for our team:

 

  • Modern agency environment with high-spec Macs, dual-screens and the latest tech.
  • Excellent location with free parking.
  • 25 days holiday (Increasing to 28 days after 5 years).
  • Private healthcare.
  • Dental insurance.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Conferences and training.
  • Regular social events.
  • Free fruit in the office every week.
  • Copious amounts of tea and coffee.
  • Tasty snacks and pick ’n’ mix sweets.
  • Cakes on your birthday.
  • Breakout area with large TV and games.
  • Sonos sound system with shared playlist.
  • Use of on-site swimming pool and tennis court.
  • Discounted gym membership.
  • Childcare vouchers.
  • Cycle to work bike scheme.
  • Free annual flu vaccination.

 

 

To apply, please send your CV to jobs@torpedogroup.com

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