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Lead Front End Developer

  • Lead Front End Developer
  • London
  • £60k - £70k
  • Posted28 March 2018
  • Ref1552188_1522223332
  • ConsultantNick Yorke
  • LocationLondon
  • SectorIT
  • Contract TypePermanent
  • PositionLead Front End Developer
  • Salary£60,000 - £70,000 per annum

Lead Front End Developer / Permanent / London / £60-70k

HTML5 / CSS3 / JavaScript / ES6 / OO / React / TDD / Continuous Integration / Agile / Git

It has been a pleasure to assist this agency for some time now, maintaining a strong relationship has allowed us, as a talent acquisition partner, to have great insight to its ongoing success, where its portfolio of diverse and exciting clients has increased significantly, whilst growing its team of multi-disciplinarians at a healthy rate.

As a developer, it is ever more important to be immersed in an environment where you are challenged and supported continuously in a collaborative environment. Similarly so, when working in an agency, one needs to be sure that technology stands at the forefront of any digital delivery, on a case by case basis, the relevant technology needs to be implemented that one will enjoy using, enhancing the challenge of work but at the same time, allowing for one to develop the range of expertise throughout a given development cycle.

Be absolutely sure when I say this agency will provide such an environment, and much more…

Focusing on digital transformation, this agency looks at the whole business strategically, assisting its clients to really stand out in the market by delivering them a second to none digital presence.

This ranges from service design, to ecommerce and digital retail; experiences are created that are simple, intuitive and seamless, done through the use of cutting-edge technology, design, UX and strategy. The agency adopts a unique approach and is leading the way in creating change in the digital space.

The agency truly is a fun and great place to work for, with stunning offices and some very exciting benefits to go with it…

As mentioned, my client has been growing and with such ongoing success, is looking to add to the very strong and versatile development team, and I am now assisting with the hire of a Lead Front End Developer.

Such a developer is expected to have the technical expertise to work across and take leadership of technical delivery teams.

One will need to have excellent all round development aptitude and expertise in front end languages and tools as well as being comfortable as well as passionate to broaden ones knowledge of other technologies.

The given developer will furthermore embrace front end technology and development methodologies, helping to pass on knowledge through leading by example, mentoring and giving advice to more junior members of the team through pair programming and code reviews.

Skills required:
-Excellence I the use of HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript
-Good understanding of ES6
-Knowledge of design patterns, coding principles and methodologies such as Agile
-Ability to analyse front libraries and deliver to project requirements
-Highly motivated and passionate about learning new technologies
-Write testable code as part of TDD
-Understanding of continuous integration and deployment
-Third party API integration experience
-Solid understanding of Git
-Ability to write technical documentation the describes front end architecture
-Excellent communication skills
-A collaborative, solution-focused attitude
-Importantly, a willingness to co-locate if and when required

Skills desired:
-Delivery of large single page applications in commercial environments
-Experience of JavaScript modular methodologies
-Good understanding of Virtual DOM
-Experience in working with Isomorphic JavaScript
-Knowledge of Node.js

If you want to be part of this incredible agency where you can really make an impact, then please get in touch to discuss in much more detail.

HTML5 / CSS3 / JavaScript / ES6 / OO / React / TDD / Continuous Integration / Agile / Git
HTML5 / CSS3 / JavaScript / ES6 / OO / React / TDD / Continuous Integration / Agile / Git

Nick Yorke
Nick Yorke

He's our Technical Managing Consultant.

The Digital industry is truly fascinating, the sheer creativity and innovative mind-set of individuals’ involved that shape an integral part of society’s everyday life is something I personally really appreciate.&nb...

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