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Front End Developer

Front End PHP Developer

An exciting opportunity awaits a specialist front end developer in an emerging brand in the luxury travel sector. They will be joining a small, dynamic team charged with delivering the next phase of the tech platform.

The role will embark on building the new web experience, implementing the latest front end frameworks and technologies. The successful candidate will work closely with the UX/UI designer and backend developers to deliver a best-in-class product that will serve the business for years to come.

Front End PHP Developer Requirements:

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • A proficiency in at least one front end javascript framework (e.g. React, Vue, Angular, etc.) having worked with them in a commercial environment.
  • Extensive experience in HTML5 and CSS3 and building responsive sites.
  • Knowledge of server-side CSS pre-processing technologies, such as LESS and SASS.
  • A solid understanding of asynchronous requests for partial page updates.
  • Experience integrating RESTful APIs.
  • An appreciation for factors that influence page load speed.
  • A good command of UX principles.
  • An understanding of SEO techniques in web development.
  • Proficiency with Git versioning tools and workflows.
  • A working knowledge of Agile practices and its associated tools.
  • Experience using Design tools such as Figma & Sketch a plus.
  • Some experience in backend technologies beneficial.
  • A methodical thinker, which bears out in their work.
  • A good problem-solver who can work under pressure.
  • A desire for self improvement and to follow best practices.
  • A good communicator.
  • A motivated individual, determined to make a success of what they put their mind to.

Front End Developer Additional Information :

This is a remote role in the main but regular meetings in the Berkshire area will be required so ideally you will live within a sensible distance from this county.

 

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