Front-end Developer and Designer

Front-end Developer & Designer

Corsham, Wiltshire

Fast growing multinational financial services company is seeking a designer with development skills or a front-end developer with a creative flair who is looking to improve their skillset while meeting new challenges in an exciting startup environment. The ideal candidate will possess a wide range of abilities and interests, be enthusiastic, enjoy working collaboratively and be a creative problem-solver.

Responsibilities

  • Development of production quality front end code
  • Proactive input into the design of any front-end solutions
  • Contribute to the evolution of our front-end development principles and best practices
  • Analyse business & user requirements to develop front-end technical solutions
  • Creation of accessible websites & front-end components
  • Create designs, visual elements and layouts for web pages, apps and digital campaigns
  • Designing the website’s visual imagery and ensuring it’s in line with company branding policy, including images, icons, banners etc.
  • Editing content, debugging code and re-designing web pages;
  • Creation and maintenance of content managed websites

Technical Requirements

  • Excellent visual design skills tempered with an understanding of user interaction and experience
  • Solid experience with the Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch or other visual design and wire-framing tools
  • A collaborative approach to design and development
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, JavaScript and front-end frameworks
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • Have creativity and imagination
  • Good communication skills on progress and time scales for updates
  • Up-to-date with the latest Web trends, techniques and technologies
  • Exposure to server-side languages like PHP or ASP
  • Understanding of content management systems

Additional proficiencies

  • Illustration
  • Understanding of MVC/MVVM systems
  • Experience of templating systems
  • Familiarity with WordPress or Umbraco
  • Experience or a willingness to learn either React or Vue
  • Creation of prototypes using systems such as InVision & Adobe XD
  • Understanding of Git or other version control systems
  • Familiarity with accessibility standards
  • Creation of semantic mark-up
  • 2D animation
  • SASS/SCSS or other CSS pre-compilers
  • Familiarity with command line tools
  • Experience with JSON

Benefits include

  • Private medical insurance
  • Free on-site parking
  • Pension
  • Life Plan

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