Front End JavaScript Developer

Reference 182/10403
Sector IT/Technical
Salary, Benefits & OTE Competitive
Town/City Essex
Locations UK, East of England, Essex
Job Type Permanent
Date Posted 25th Oct

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Job Description

A leading electronic payment solutions provider is currently seeking an enthusiastic Front End JavaScript Developer with experience in JavaScript / HTML5 and CSS3.

The Front End JavaScript Developer will join a team of Developers and will play a role in designing, building, maintaining and testing of web applications using Object-Orientated JavaScript and Angular JS.

Head Office based, but some travel may be required in the UK and overseas.

• IT professional with a design and technical background.
• Proven experience in web design and development
• Relevant experience in writing HTML, CSS and JavaScript across different browsers
• Experience working with RESTful API’s using MVC or templating frameworks such as Angular / Backbone or Handlebars
• Capable of developing using Object-Orientated Programming
• Understanding website usability and techniques to improve user experience
• Analytical and problem solving skills
• Self-motivated and able to work/travel independently
• Proactive, able to work with a high level of responsibility and autonomy, able to work under pressure
• Flexible in terms of working time with a priority on “getting the job done”
• A good team player who can perform and work on a wide variety of tasks simultaneously

Essential Skills
• Object-Oriented JavaScript
• CSS3
• Working with RESTful APIs

Desirable Skills
• Experience with design and graphics editors such as Photoshop & Illustrator
• Experience with version control systems such as GIT
• Testing; user acceptance, unit testing and test automation
• Experience with MVC frameworks such as Angular JS, Backbone JS or Ember JS
• Experience with mobile / responsive design
• Node JS

The Front End JavaScript Developer will be responsible for:
• Working with other web developers in delivering internal and external web & mobile based applications
• Working on internal processes to improve performance, reliability and usability
• Providing day to day support functions for web & mobile based applications that are used by internal/external users
• Analyzing and improving performance issues, and making suggestions for improvements of current web & mobile based applications
• Keeping web & mobile based applications up to date with security improvements, and remove any security holes within third-party libraries

• Assess opportunities, review requirements and/or create prototypes, conduct assessments and estimate development timescales
• Assess impact of each change requirement and inform project managers and management of any risks
• Co-ordinate with other developers the delivery of application code

Recruiter Details

Recruiter: Mostyn Chase
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