Job Details: Front End Developer

Front End Developer

Job Specification

Job Title: Front End Developer
Ref: 4733
Location: Europe: London, UK
Salary: £320 – £330 per day
Sector: Technical: Development
Type: Contract
Duration: 4 Months

Job Details

We currently have an excellent 4-month contract opportunity available for a Front End Developer, with a strong background in creating and maintaining scalable, dynamic websites, to join a leading provider of digital and media-rich educational resources based in London.

Working as part of an Agile team, you will be responsible for front end development activities, developing the functionality and components of various educational web and application services, coding complex designs, developing and updating templates and applying design styles to new pages and layouts.

As a Front End Developer, you will take projects from initial concepts through to valid CSS / DHTML, incorporating JavaScript, AJAX and Flash as required, and provide project delivery updates to the wider team. You will carry out QA work across multiple browsers and use ticketing systems to check work in and out.

Candidates will have proven professional experience as a Front End / Web / Software Developer, with advanced development skills covering HTML, CSS and LESS and ideally a Computer Science or User Interface Design related degree or equivalent experience.

You will have a solid knowledge of JavaScript frameworks, including Angular JS and/or Backbone JS, and be familiar with Agile / SCRUM environments. Any additional experience of ActionScript and Web video would be highly advantageous.

You will have experience of compatibility testing (cross-browser, W3C validation), Cold Fusion, SVN (subversion) and be familiar with SEO tagging. In addition, you will be skilled in graphic design with a highly creative eye for typography and intuitive layout.

Applicants must have exceptional attention to detail, strong communication skills and have the ability to multi-task efficiently.

If you feel you have the right skills and experience to be successful in this role and you are full eligible to work in the UK without restriction, please apply with a copy of your Word CV now.

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