Job title: Senior Frontend Developer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: IT
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable
Job published: 07-11-2019
Job ID: 35245

Job Description

Senior Front End Developer

We are working with a Technology-driven online retailer Company, based in the beautiful Co. Sligo, They strive to offer a diverse and challenging career path using the latest technologies and platforms coupled with a great life/work balance in a cost-effective location on the Wild Atlantic Way. They offer a genuine opportunity to make a difference in a technology company with a wide range of business challenges. Couple this with a genuine work-life balance, easy access to surf, hiking, fabulous beaches, and a thriving local food and music scene and we feel we're got a fairly unique package on offer.

The Front End Developer is responsible for coding up user interfaces for website and internal applications, website troubleshooting, assisting development and QA with special projects, taking an active role in planning, style guide/code conformity, page weight, and optimization. A Front End Developer has a strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and website optimization. Occasionally the Front End Developer will work off-hours with NOC to remedy on-site issues.

 

Job Responsibilities

● Responsible for overseeing site optimization, acting as a liaison between the creative department and NOC and IT, updating internal documentation, and helping the Marketing and Creative Directors when necessary.

● As Senior Front End Developer, assist and educate other Front End Developers on best practices of front end development at the company and in general. This may include the responsibility to coordinate

and manage the front end development work that is completed by you and your fellow Front End Developers on your team.

● Responsible for maintaining and front-end coding of the following areas:

● Work with different development and QA teams to code HTML/CSS mockups, test, and verify projects through the development process.

● Act as Liaison between the creative department and NOC and IT. May have to work off-hours when issues come up.

● Update internal documentation when new tools are available for designers to use and distribute the information to web designers and their managers.

● Create reusable HTML, CSS and JS modules

● Build out templates using Handlebars/AngularJS/ReactJS for new features and layouts.

● Able to build custom Javascript components/modules that can be reused by other developers.

● Perform other duties as required and assigned by manager and upper management.

● Follow legal policies as directed.

 

Job Requirements

● 4-6 years of professional website coding experience

● Strong JavaScript Skills are a must.

● Must have a passion for clean semantic markup, with an attention to detail.

● Have a good understanding of UI design, Usability, and Accessibility.

● Must be a CSS guru, with full understanding of specificity and cascade.

● Must know how to whip IE9 into submission and tame any other browser inconsistencies that pop up.

● Must be able to work fast and under pressure to create pages, wireframes, and fix bugs.

● Must be passionate about web standards.

● Must be willing to assist other developers and guide them with better development standards.

● JavaScript Frameworks like AngularJS or ReactJS.

● B.S./B.A. Computer Science or related field preferred.

 

What We Offer

Health insurance for employee and family, 6% matched pension contribution, Life assurance, Long term disability insurance, Free to use office bicycles, Flexible working hours, Regular company social events, Onsite barrista, Subsidised coffee, A modern impressive workspace.

 

If you feel that you can be that person, please send me your CV at julieta.laurens@gempool.ie or call at +353 (01) 9017828, We are waiting for you!