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Senior Front End Developer (Technical Lead)

  • Senior Front End Developer (Technical Lead)
  • London
  • £55k - £70k
  • Posted08 August 2017
  • Ref1549643_1502189755
  • ConsultantNick Yorke
  • LocationLondon
  • SectorIT
  • Contract TypePermanent
  • PositionSenior Front End Developer (Technical Lead)
  • Salary£55,000 - £70,000 per annum

Senior Front End Developer (Technical Lead (Agency)) / Permanent / London / £55-70k

JavaScript / Angular 2 / React / Vue.js / HTML5 / CSS3 / Canvas / Git / SASS / CMS

A rare opportunity for a Senior Front End Developer aspiring to move into a Technical Lead position, with a front end focus and a can-do attitude, is needed to join a team of experienced technology professionals in a highly successful independent agency, based in East London.

Working at this agency involves playing an integral part in building the web-based solutions for high profile clients. Ones work will be on display and used by many thousands of users, meaning that a keen eye for detail, the foresight to identify issues before they become problems, and a willingness to go that extra mile when it's needed, are attributes my client highly values.

One will also need to be committed to producing robust, clean and efficient code, have an excellent understanding and appreciation for code standards and reusability, as well as being active in seeking out new tools and techniques to aid the development team.

The given Technical Lead will act as the go-to person for all technical development, so having expert knowledge in these areas is a key feature of this role. 30% of the role is management of the technical team, both in London as well as Cape Town, with the rest of ones time being hands-on.

Furthermore, the given Technical Lead will have a very close relationship with the Head of Technology, working in collaboration when it comes to project planning, stakeholder management and the general overall strategy of digital delivery, making this opportunity highly impactful, with the scope to propel one's career in a fun and challenging work environment.

-Manage a small team of developers across client and server side
-Act as a mentor to all developers, conduct code reviews and ensure high standards
-Continuously explore new technologies and ensure processes stay robust
-Write clean code which is understandable to other team members
-Identify risks and potential scenarios that code will encounter
-Adhere to development policies and processes
-Communicate effectively with team and wider business
-Improve development processes, integrating new technologies when necessary
-Effectively document all technical deliverables

Skills required:
-Previous experience of mentoring teams
-Strong experience with SPA JavaScript frameworks/libraries (Angular 2 / React / Vue.js)
-Passion for pixel perfect design implementations
-Wider knowledge of other JavaScript methodologies
-Expertise in the use of HTML5, Canvas and CSS3
-Experience of database design and MySQL
-Good understanding of OO programming

Desired skills:
-Virtual Server experience, particularly with Docker
-Exposure of working with CMS's including WordPress, Drupal etc.
-Magento 2 experience
-Continuous Integration
-Test Driven Development

JavaScript / Angular 2 / React / Vue.js / HTML5 / CSS3 / Canvas / Git / SASS / CMS
JavaScript / Angular 2 / React / Vue.js / HTML5 / CSS3 / Canvas / Git / SASS / CMS

If you feel suited to the role then get in touch to discuss the agency and role in more detail.

Nick Yorke
Nick Yorke

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