Developer
Glasgow

Front-End Developer

Ref: 858| Posted: 21st Jul 2021

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Client as a Front-End Developer within a fast-growing online lifestyle retailer and ecommerce service provider.
This is a permanent position based in Glasgow, working with a company who have 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 as this is a first hire into the business you will lead authority for front-end work.
 
JOB DESCRIPTION 
  • 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
THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT
 
Essential:
  • Previous work experience 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
Desirable:
  • Headless CMS and / or themes to offer customisations around look and feel, multilingual and promotions
  • 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
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package