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Front End Developer (copy)

You will be working for London Start-up as Front End Developer (copy)

We are a start-up in the corporate social networking & customer relationship management area focused on a very specific market niche. We are looking to hire a highly motivated and competent front-end developer. You will have a relatively flexible working environment, are expected to think creatively and independently, and take on significant product development responsibility.

We're looking for somebody to:

- Create and maintain complex interactive user interfaces using JavaScript, HTML and CSS

- Test features for interoperability across different browsers and mobile devices

- Build new features from design to front-end

- Release new features in a controlled way to manage exposure to customers and AB test those

- Build themes / templates for the platform

- Keep a close eye on client-side performance concerns and be constantly looking for ways to make improvements

- Contribute to development team working practices and technology decisions

- Nurture an excellent development culture

Essential experience:

- 4+ years’ experience of developing websites and web applications using best-practice HTML5, CSS and JavaScript

- Expert-level JavaScript, including experience with at least one client-side MVC library or framework

- A good awareness of the benefits, uses and adoption of HTML5 technologies and APIs

- Experience of integrating front-end code with RESTful APIs and web application frameworks

- Knowledge of client-side performance issues and optimisation techniques

- Thorough understanding of cross-browser feature support

- Enthusiasm for the device-agnostic web

- Experience with source control management (we use Git)

- Basic experience of Unix command line

- Highly proficient and productive with a strong desire to build high quality, robust applications that users love

- Have a strong sense of good UX and design

- Basic understanding of PHP

Desirable experience:

- Agile development practices

- JavaScript test-driven development and unit testing

- CSS pre-processors such as Sass or LESS

- An understanding of user experience design approaches, patterns and techniques

- Worked with Laravel and Jade

Bonus:

- Contributions to OpenSource projects on GitHub a plus

- Experience with client side JavaScript frameworks like Angular & Emberjs

- Is also a UI/UX designer

- Worked with the Adobe creative suite

- Knows out to develop UI in Sketch

What we can offer:

- Exciting opportunity to join small team at the earlier stages (product close to beta testing)

- See the immediate impact of your work

- Be challenged and take responsibility

- Competitive compensation

The Job

Team/Dept:

Job type: Permanent full time

Remote working possible: no

Level of experience required:

Salary/package: 35000-45000

Location

This job is located in London, United Kingdom

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Exciting opportunity to join small team, taking significant responsibility at competive renumeration