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Front End Developer



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Front End Developer, Hyde, Full Time, Permanent

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experience Front End Developer here at Findel Education, supporting our Technology team.

We’re the one-stop-shop for educational supplies; we provide all of the products schools and nurseries need, delivered when they want them, at highly competitive prices. We offer our customers unrivalled choice, great value & quality, and an exceptional service, underpinned by expertise & innovation. We’re all about saving schools time and money.

The Role

Some of the responsibilities of this great role include:

• Designing, building, delivering and maintaining fully responsive (mobile, tablet, desktop) sites across a range of leading brands

• Stakeholder collaboration – be the technical ‘go to’ person for business colleagues, helping and advising on visual elements, usability, navigation and front-end best practice.

• Knowledge and experience of agile techniques (sprints, backlogs, stand-ups, retrospectives, showcases, continuous integration, release-on-demand)

• Supporting the Business in building the front end for any workflows, schemas or interfaces to assist customer integration as necessary.

• Liaising with the business to guide and support UAT activity.

The Person

Essential skills

• Agile software development techniques

• Relevant experience in CSS/HTML5 front end development

• Implementation of site analytics & tracking

• Excellent appreciation of site navigation and usability essentials

• Development of mobile/tablet responsive sites

• Use of Trello or similar for requirements/backlog management

• Excellent JavaScript knowledge

• HTML5 & CSS3

Highly desirable skills

• Experience of working on e-commerce sites

• On-site SEO best practice

• Knowledge of Java, .NET or PHP frameworks

• Experience with recommendations, personalisation, search technologies

• Knowledge of continuation integration techniques

Competitive salary and benefits package including 25 days holiday plus an additional Birthday holiday, contributory pension scheme and staff discounts.

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