Storm Creative

Front End Developer

Based: Leigh-on-Sea
Level: Senior, Mid-Weight
Salary: £25,000 to £400,000
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 04 August 2019
Twitter: @StormCreative
Job Listing Added: 20 June 2019

Storm Creative are looking for a qualified front-end developer to join our growing team. You will be responsible for building the ‘client-side’ of our websites and web applications. You should be able to translate our company and customer needs into functional and appealing interactive applications. You'll be working from agreed designs - where you'll have technical input - and programming these for the web.


About the role:
A front-end developer at Storm focuses on using HTML, CSS and JavaScript to build beautiful websites and user-friendly environments for web applications. We expect you to be a tech-savvy professional, who is curious about new front-end digital technologies and aspires to combine usability with visual design.


Responsibilities:
- Use markup languages like HTML, CSS and JavaScript to create user-friendly websites and web applications
- Maintaining and improving existing websites and web applications
- Optimising websites and applications for maximum speed
- Collaborating with back-end developers and web designers to improve usability
- Getting feedback from, and building solutions for, users and customers
- Helping back-end developers with coding and troubleshooting
- Ensuring high quality graphic standards, brand consistency and attention to detail
- Staying up-to-date on emerging technologies


Experience:
- Front End Development: minimum of 1 year
- Deep level of knowledge in HTML, CSS (with a CSS preprocessor such as SASS), vanilla, JavaScript and jQuery
- Familiarity with popular CSS methodologies and best practices, such as BEM
- Experience using task runners (like Gulp) and bundlers (like Webpack)
- Understanding of and ability to apply core SEO principles to a website and work to W3C standards
- Familiarity with browser testing, unit testing and debugging
- In-depth understanding of the entire web development process (design, development and deployment)
- Understanding of layout aesthetics and a keen attention to detail
- Familiarity with software like Adobe Suite, Photoshop, Sketch and content management systems
- An ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment
- Excellent analytical and multitasking skills
- Ability to work independently and in a team
- Ability to communicate with a team and customers effectively


Bonus points for:
- Experience with PHP and MySQL
- Experience with using a popular JavaScript framework such as React or Vue
- Experience with Laravel Framework
- Experience using version control systems like GIT


About Storm:
Storm are a forward thinking, fast-paced and growing full service agency based in Leigh on Sea, Essex, recently voted Essex’s No1 Agency. We need to expand our team to meet the ever-increasing demand for our websites, web apps, HTML emails and other digital projects.


Comprehensive Benefits Package:
- 28 days holiday including bank holidays
- Childcare voucher scheme
- Workplace pension scheme
- Regular appraisals
- Cinema Nights with popcorn
- Fully stocked free bar on a Friday
- Monthly social calendar of events
- Closed at Christmas / extra gift holiday at Christmas
- Christmas party
- Summer social
- Birthday treats
- Work anniversary loyalty celebrations and bonuses
- Payday Breakfast buffet
- Cycle to work scheme
- Personal development resource allowance
- Late grace for children’s school events
- Perks: 20% off lunches, haircuts 50% off, discounted beauty treatments and much more…

How to Apply

If this sounds like the role for you, please apply on our website now:
https://careers.stormcreative.co.uk/o/front-end-developer Please send a covering letter, CV and examples of your work. No calls from agencies please.