Front End Developer

Ref: 964| Posted: 16th Mar 2022

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Client as a Front-End Developer working within a React Framework to join a fast-growing online lifestyle retailer and eCommerce service provider. This is a permanent position based in Glasgow, working with a company that has grown exponentially in recent years. This is an exciting opportunity to build a multi-national e-commerce site from scratch as part of a team that will also include graphics designers, API developers, test / QA and software architects. As a Front-End Developer, you will work predominately with JavaScript, CSS, and HTML and you will have the opportunity to guide the direction of the front-end work as a Senior Member of the Development Team. The salary for the role will be based on experience, if you have full stack experience this would be very beneficial in building this project.
  • Previous commercial work experience of a few years as a web framework Developer, preferably using a recent version of React
  • Proficient in CSS, HTML, and writing cross-browser responsive code
  • Knowledge of JavaScript MV-VM/MVC frameworks including Angular or React
  • Good working knowledge of common code management (git) and Agile process management
  • Disciplined project management skills for own work
  • Good communication/teamwork skills
  • Experience working with in-house and third-party APIs of various formats
  • Headless CMS and/or themes to offer customisations around look and feel, multilingual and promotions
  • BE Development is being completed in Python, while this is not required an understanding of this may be helpful
  • PHP / MySQL / NoSQL
  • Ability to offer solutions to problems that are not yet known by the rest of the technical team
  • Mentoring of junior team members
  • Agile / Scrum
  • Previous knowledge/understanding of Magento e-commerce and plug-ins would aid our transition to our new platform
  • Designing and developing responsive user interfaces using React JavaScript framework
  • Will use current front-end technologies to build a modern website that may also be ported to iOS and Android apps (e.g., WeChat, JD etc integrations)
  • Writing JavaScript, CSS, and HTML
  • Making technical and design decisions for the front-end project
  • Building a modern, scalable website to communicate with the back-end through a RESTful JSON API
  • Working with a graphic designer to ensure that UI / UX meets expectations
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package