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Front End developer

We're looking for an experienced Front End Developer to implement the ‘client-side’ of our web applications, which are the elements that are visible from the end user’s device.

The successful candidate should be able to translate our company and customer needs into functional and appealing interactive applications. You must be comfortable producing wireframes that depict these needs and translating them into client-side code, which is responsive, user friendly and accessible, working closely with the UX experts.

Responsibilities include:

  • Produce wireframes based on a set of requirements
  • Convert wireframes and designs into responsive code
  • Adhere to accessibility standards, working with UX experts
  • Produce efficient Javascript code
  • Provide documentation for the client side code and how to build it
  • Test client side code using test frameworks and cross browser testing
  • Investigate and use new technologies where relevant
  • Work with Back End developers and Software Engineers to help design a functional API
  • Provide support and guidance to customers when required

The skillset includes:

  • HTML and accessibility standards, CSS and Javascript
  • CSS preprocessors
  • ReactJS and other modern Javascript frameworks
  • Javascript build frameworks like webpack
  • Test frameworks like MochaJS. Browser testing frameworks like Selenium
  • REST and APIs
  • Git

Soft skills:

  • Strong understanding of business requirements
  • Proactiveness to provide solutions for potential future issues – effective communication internally and externally whenever needed
  • Strong time management skills
  • Project management skills
  • Efficient communication with the members of the Development teams and other teams

What we are offering

  • A competitive salary
  • Private health care
  • Company pension
  • Generous training and personal development
  • Supportive, innovative, skilled and enthusiastic colleagues
  • A friendly work environment where you are encouraged to share your experience, learn from others and develop your career
  • Flexible working arrangement
  • Performance related bonus scheme
  • Child tax credits

How to apply

Send your CV and covering letter to info@civicuk.com (portfolio too if you have one).