Front End Developer - Leeds


Leeds, West Yorkshire

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£500 - £525 per day

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TaiJaan Cordova

Front End Developer

12 month contract


You will have outstanding skills and be ready to quickly get to work within an agile multi-disciplinary team of Developers, Designers, and Analysts focused on a reform programme.
You'll be the kind of person who is unconcerned with titles and hierarchy; what really excites you is problem-solving and the opportunity to deliver innovative technology that carries real value for users. You will draw value from collaboration with others, actively seeking input from colleagues and valuing a multidisciplinary team over hierarchy.
Day-to-day you will be an integral part of that team in designing, creating and improving new and existing products, platforms and transactions across the organistation.

You will:

- Be involved in the wider web development community, identifying good practices we can adopt and sharing our experiences.
- Have knowledge of tools and techniques used within the wider team, both Developers and Non-Developers.
- Have expert knowledge of HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS and Sass.
- Have expert knowledge of cross-browser considerations.
- Have expert knowledge of Responsive Web Design.
- Have knowledge of web accessibility and WCAG.
- Have knowledge of UX and usability.
- Have an ability to communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience.
- Have proven experience maintaining a large and dynamic code base.
- Have experience working on technical projects within a team.
- Have working knowledge of unix-like operating systems such as Linux and/or Mac OS X.
- Have knowledge of the use of version control systems such as subversion or git.
- Have the ability to quickly research and learn new programming tools and techniques.
- Have experience of building high-traffic websites.
- Understand web architecture.

It would also be desirable to:

* Have knowledge of client side build tools: grunt, gulp or similar
* Have the skills to build up a useful, robust automated test suite to support a continuous deployment environment.
* Have a working knowledge of Mustache templates, Java 7 and Node.js.

* Have experience with test driven development using toolsets such as Mocha and Jasmine

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