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Front-End Web Developer

Location:  City of London
Salary:  £50,000 per annum
Reference:  WEB52

Front-End Web Developer 

3-month contract to permanent 



Our client is a friendly accountancy firm who are based in beautiful offices in the City. They are looking for a Front-End Web Developer to join them on an initial 3-month contract with a view to lead to permanent employment within the firm.

As the Web Developer, you will be working within a busy in-house design team, responding to numerous briefs daily. You will be working within a friendly, professional team of talented Developers, Designers, Motion Graphics Designers and a Film and Photography team. Innovation is a key aspect of the team, with the client actively encouraging new ideas, software and solutions. Therefore, you must be forward thinking with the ability to adapt and develop as required. The team are involved in a wide variety of projects ranging from event and campaign material to website designs and digital animation.

You will have capabilities to both support the Web Designers and Developers in the production of digital solutions for the web and mobile devices. Working collaboratively with the other members of the Web Development team and the Project Managers, you will drive quality and creativity and help inspire and innovate the creative service offered to the client. You will need to possess a high level of understanding and anticipation of the clients’ needs and expectations. You will have a creative focus and be driven to produce high-quality deliverables and solutions within the client brand guidelines.

Key responsibilities

  • Project managing with the ability to manage multiple tasks or projects and prioritise accordingly
  • Negotiating deadlines and cost estimates for complex marketing/communication campaigns
  • Interpreting briefs from clients whilst advising them on the best technical and design solution within the remit of the team
  • Supporting the Team Lead Web Developer and the other web designers and developers
  • Working closely with the offshore development team
  • Educating and influencing clients to choose effective and functional designs and deliverables within timeframes
  • Demonstrating client-focused attitude with good people skills, negotiating and presenting ideas in an easy to understand way
  • Following standards and digital guidelines for branded materials

Person Specification

  • 5+ years of experience in JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Bootstrap, Angular-JS/ react js and UI/UX Development. Experience in developing responsive web sites.
  • Developing SPA’s and mobile applications.
  • Good knowledge in Web API, RESTful Web Services design alongside evidence you can write testable, extendable and maintainable code
  • Good understanding of cross-browser quirks
  • Experience translating Photoshop work into responsive mark-up
  • Working experience of CSS pre-processors (SASS / LESS)
  • Experience of JavaScript task runners (grunt, gulp or webpack)
  • Design and production of innovative UX/UI schemas
  • Google practical understanding and execution of Google analytics, XML and XSLT 
  • Innovative with the ability to implement problem-solving initiatives
  • Keen and eager to learn and develop new skills to support the growth of the team
  • An active interest in new industry trends, emerging technologies and innovation
  • Working in SharePoint architecture
  • A pro-active, resilient, communicative, collaborative, organised approach
  • Exceptional accuracy and attention to detail with excellent customer relationship management skills
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills with the ability to prioritise an often-conflicting workload

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Front-End Web Developer who is looking to develop their knowledge further in a well-established team. This is a highly varied role which offers lots of scope, variety and lots of opportunity for growth. Along with a very competitive salary, our client is renowned for its inclusive, warm working environment and culture. If this sounds like something you would be interested in then please send your CV to Gemma Grima-Brown at HYF today.

Important Notice

It is HYF’s policy, as a matter of courtesy to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other position that you may see in the future.

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