Front-End Developer & Designer

We are seeking a Designer with development skills or a Front-End Developer with a creative flair who is looking to improve their skill set while meeting new challenges in an exciting startup environment.

This is a greenfield development where the suitable candidate can influence the technology used from the very beginning. You will be joining a small team where your ability will be apparent from day one. The ideal candidate will possess a wide range of abilities and interests, be enthusiastic, enjoy working collaboratively and be a creative problem solver.

Our office is based on the edge of Corsham, a historic Cotswold town in Wiltshire. Corsham town centre with its amenities is a less than a mile away, and we offer free on-site parking. Chippenham is 4 miles away and Bath 10 miles distant.

Benefits

  • 23 days annual leave, plus 8 Bank Holidays, rising to:
    – 24 days after 3 years completed service
    – 25 days after 5 years
  • Free on-site parking

After successful completion of probation:

  • Private medical insurance (taxable benefit)
  • Life Plan (4 times salary)
  • Company sickness scheme

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 and user requirements to develop front-end technical solutions
  • Creation of accessible websites and front-end components
  • Create designs, visual elements and layouts for web pages, apps and digital campaigns
  • Designing the websites visual imagery and ensuring it’s inline 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

Additional Proficiency

  • Illustration
  • Understanding of MVC/MVVM systems
  • Experience of templating systems
  • Familiarity with WordPress or Umbraco
  • Experience or a willingness to learn 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

Personal Skills

  • Willingness to learn
  • Good communication, both verbal and written
  • A calm and professional approach
  • Analytical and problem solving
  • Planning and organizing
  • Able to operate effectively in a team environment with both technical and non-technical team members
  • Able to operate with minimal supervision
  • Able to manage time effectively, set priorities appropriately and schedule calls
  • Self-motivated, proactive and enthusiastic

For an informal discussion about the role or to apply, please submit your CV to Graeme Sandiford on graemesandiford@citadelcomputingservices.com

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