Position

Front End Developer (with Wordpress)

Liverpool
Full Time
Closes 31.08.18

 

Working closely with the Head of Development, you are ultimately responsible for defining and implementing technical solutions and leading the development on assigned digital projects. You will be completely confident in applying your programming knowledge and technical skills to analyzing digital design briefs, defining appropriate solutions and effectively executing a broad range of digital projects.

The primary responsibilities of the Front End Developer are outlined in the key areas below:

Digital Delivery (80%)

  • Identify and develop solutions for digital projects from concept to delivery
  • Research and write technical specifications
  • Execute the technical build compliant with the most up-to-date mobile standards
  • Troubleshoot to resolve technical challenges
  • Test and deploy the completed build onto the appropriate servers
  • Advise on security, DPA and compliance issues
  • Identify reusable code and maintain a code library
  • To set the agency standards for version control of digital work
  • Complete all assigned tasks to a high-quality standard
  • Work to defined deadlines
  • Communicate progress to project managers and team leads

Research & Knowledge Sharing (10%)

  • To help identify new technologies to enhance Uniform’s digital offer
  • To serve as a technical expert to the agency
  • To mentor other Developers and share your knowledge of the best technical solutions available
  • To contribute to our research and development programme

 

People (10%)

  • Support the development of junior team members by mentoring and sharing relevant experiences
  • To foster good relationships with all internal departments and cross-functional teams
  • To proactively support their manager suggesting new ideas
  • To refer to senior team members for advice and support
  • To raise their internal profile through pro-active knowledge sharing and internal presentations

 

You will be expected to have the following skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Responsive front end development to multiple breakpoints
  • Excellent PHP and MySQL
  • Excellent HTML / CSS3 Skills applied across platforms
  • Experience of developing in Wordpress
  • Knowledge of Javascript & jQuery (enough to use plugins and modules)
  • Fix bugs in a browser using inspect element with firebug or chrome development tools
  • Knowledge of Bootstrap and Foundation HTML Frameworks
  • Knowledge of SCSS and task managers such as Node (preferred)
  • Knowledge of best practices for SEO and accessibility
  • Excellent attention to detail and quality code delivery

To apply, please send your CV and portfolio of work to jobs@uniform.net

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