Senior Front End Developer Edinburgh, Jobs, 6475

Senior Front End Developer - Edinburgh - Edinburgh/Midlothian

£NEG - Technology - IT- Application
Ref: 6475 Date Posted: Monday 16 Sep 2019
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Job Description:
We do what makes us proud and we believe in creating Joy through everything we do. From approaching a project with a positive attitude to delivering beyond client expectations, everything counts. As part of this role, there is a requirement to work with other members of the Technical Team and the wider business including providing training and holding regular meetings to discuss, review and enhance the existing processes and techniques used by the Technical Team. The two primary roles include.

  • Web Solutions: A key criteria for this role is the ability to deliver high quality, secure, fully standards compliant web solutions which are accurate to original design and technical specifications.
  • Email Campaigns: A secondary criteria for this role is the ability to support the Email Architect and deliver email campaigns which are of high quality, secure, responsive, fully standards compliant and which are accurate to original design and specifications.
  • Leadership: A key criteria for this role is the ability to lead and manage the front-end development team to ensure that LEWIS is at the forefront of delivering cutting-edge web solutions.

As part of the technical team, there is a requirement to keep up to date with the latest trends and technologies, as well as share this information with the wider team. During all stages of the process we are looking for inspiration and ideas to allow us to continue to deliver creative and technical solutions that make ‘our clients look great’.

As a Senior Front-End Developer, you are passionate and enthusiastic about coding and you must lead and execute solutions bringing joy to the project team and wider business. You are also able to work in a fast-moving environment on multiple projects at once.

Experience / Background

As a Senior Front-End Developer, we expect you to have 5+ years’ demonstrable commercial experience and possess the following:

  • Technical leadership across the company, client and pitch projects.
  • Incredible coding skills. A master of solution development, planning, processes, technologies and execution.
  • Communicate your ideas, plans and deliverables with minimal technical direction.
  • Technical prowess, understand the possibilities and constraints of design and back-end technical development.
  • Expert level production skills. Come up with ideas and execute them through to launch.
  • Work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment. Not just with the Technical Team, but with account management, the strategy & planning team, the creative team, and where required, the client.
  • Take the lead on projects and deliver the work to the highest level of consistency, accuracy and flair.
  • Delivery obsessed. Always deliver on time so that our clients look great.
  • Live and breathe technology and digital. Anticipate the next big thing and apply it to our strategies when relevant.
  • Perfectionist when it comes to writing clean code and an exceptional eye for detail.
  • Impeccable time management.
  • Ability to quickly grasp concepts and instructions.
  • Tidy and organized approach to all aspects of work.

Key requirements:

  • HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, SASS/SCSS
  • HTML Responsive Email Build
  • Excellent knowledge of accessibility and usability
  • Email Marketing Systems (e.g. Adestra, Pardot, Campaign Monitor, MailChimp)

Other technologies:

  • ASP.Net
  • Umbraco, Wordpress, Shopify
  • MVC, Razor, AJAX, JS Task Runners, AngularJS, VueJS.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead, manage and accountability for middle-weight and junior front-end developers.
  • Accountability for creating client solution strategies that meet client objectives.
  • Accountability for improving the technical delivery process.
  • Accountability for keeping-up-to date with the latest technologies and development techniques.
  • Accountability for ensuring that all code is secure and properly tested.
  • Accountability for Quality Assurance for all projects which you are involved with.
  • Accountability for accurate costing and estimating of technical projects.

Technical responsibilities

  • Continuously keep up-to-date with the latest technologies and development techniques.
  • Share your knowledge with the wider business so that we can look for ways to create new opportunities.
  • Develop cutting-edge client solution strategies that deliver to client business objectives.
  • Gain client and stakeholder buy-in to your ideas through effective presentation and engagement.
  • Represent the Technical Team positively across the company by leading internal brainstorming and education sessions.
  • Develop high quality, secure, compliant websites and microsites which are fully tested with the required browsers and devices and have fast page load times.
  • Ensure that build outputs are accurate to original design specifications.
  • Testing your code to ensure that it is secure and contains extensive error handling.
  • Keep up-to-date with all things front-end and become a thought leader.
  • Ensure code is fully optimised.
  • Make the development process more efficient by creating a more rapid development environment.
  • Provide accurate notes during build stage and on completion of the project for handover to other members of the Technical Team.
  • Assist with the build and launch of email campaigns.
  • Assist with the preparation of client data for email campaigns.
  • Ensure the integrity and security of client data.
  • Available for and/or supporting the deployment of websites or updates to websites which may occur during office hours or outwith office hours.

Fantastic opportunity. Please apply now for an immediate interview.