Job DescriptionFront End Developer/Engineer – Permanent – Kingston upon Thames
Front End Developer/Engineer Main Accountabilities:-
The technical skills required to deliver the role above are as follows:
Experience with build tools like Grunt or similar tools
Strong working knowledge developing cross platform/browser compatible web applications
Familiarity with & adherence to HTML5 web standards & current accessibility standards
Familiarity with linting or other code quality tools like SonarCube.
Develop front end code with performance, scalability & accessibility in mind.
Develop reusable code & libraries
Knowledge of Version Control Systems
Experience with server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as SASS
Maintain awareness of industry standards & best practices
Ability to separate server side & client side performance issues for proper analysis & solutioning.
Quality Assurance is a key part of this role, so in addition to the technical skills the following is required:
Building mobile-first, cross-browser compatible, high performing websites
Review technical feasibility of Design & UX
Develop & manage a Front End Coding Standards document for adoption across the platform
Work closely with 3rd party agencies, to ensure a governance process is in place to meet the coding standards
Support developers with integration of front end code into CMS, ensuring a governance process in place to meet the coding standards
Take ownership of prototype lab site & QA before integration with the CMS.
Develop a process to ensure all fixes & changes happen & are signed off in the lab site before integration with the CMS.
Experience of testing techniques & planning
Deliver technical presentations to internal staff to share knowledge & best practices rect Reports
There will be no direct report, but this role will be working closely with our development partner & 3rd party agencies
10% Travel involved with this role.
Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK