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Front End Javascript Developer

My client is currently looking to recruit a Frontend Developer for a 6 month contract based in Leicester.

Job Description

Frontend Developer (Javascript, HTML5, CSS3)
Leicester
6 months +

My client is currently looking to recruit a Frontend Developer for a 6 month contract based in Leicester.

My client is the UK’s leading energy company. they supply gas and electricity to UK residential and business customers, provides central heating and gas appliance installation and maintenance and low-carbon and energy efficient products and services.

They are looking for a Frontend Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include implementing visual elements and their behaviours with user interactions. You will work with both front-end and back-end web developers to build all client-side logic. You will also bridge the gap between the visual elements and the server-side infrastructure, taking an active role on both sides, and defining how the application looks and functions.

Responsibilities

• Develop new user-facing features
• Build reusable code and libraries for future use
• Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
• Provide high-level and detailed estimates against user stories
• Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability
• Support and where needed lead the deployment of all front-end changes developed into different test environments and production
• Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
• Participate and where necessary, drive the planning of frontend change delivery
• Write compliant, secure, high-performance, reusable and reliable code
• Ensure high performance, quality, and responsiveness of the web application
• Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs
• Help maintain and improve code quality, organization, and automation
• Work collaboratively with other members of the team as well as with other teams

Skills
• Strong understanding of JavaScript fundamentals
• Basic understanding of web markup, including HTML5 and CSS3
• Experience in AngularJS
• Experience in any other frameworks like Ember, Knockout, Backbone, React is a strong plus
• Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
• Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around such issues
• Good understanding of browser rendering behaviour and performance
• Familiarity with JavaScript module loaders, such as Require.js and AMD
• Proficiency in Git
• Familiarity with front-end build tools, such as Grunt and Gulp.js
• Familiarity with other tools and packages like npm, Bower, Artefactory etc.

This vacancy is being advertised by Advanced Resource Managers. ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions.

Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.

Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

Key Consultant

Elliott Brooks-Stephenson

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I focus on delivering IT staffing solutions to our high-profile clients, on a contract basis. I cover a wide range of roles across a variety of corporate clients, using my expertise to quickly source the ideal candidate.