Senior Front End Web Developer (HTML5 / CSS / JAVASCRIPT)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Front End Web Developer to join our digital agency based in Teddington, SW London. The post holder will join a passionate and creative team with ambitious plans for further growth.

Schools choose Finalsite for its industry-standard website platform, award-winning design, and secure data integration with third-party systems. With offices in London and Glastonbury, CT, Finalsite is the leading provider for over 2,200 international and independent schools, academies and colleges in more than 70 countries. Supported by a team of professionals who care deeply about their work and who value a lasting partnership with clients we let our outstanding client retention rates speak for themselves.

A progressive and vibrant environment, the company is dynamic and fast paced. We have high aspirations in terms of growth both within the UK and internationally.

The successful applicant will have a great eye and passion for building beautifully crafted websites, therefore excellent HTML and CSS skills are essential, along with advanced knowledge of Javascript and JQuery. The ideal candidate will have proven front end build experience demonstrated by their portfolio.

Key Responsibilities

  • Build high-end sites into Content Management System that conform to the latest web standards and deliver to the quality benchmark set by the company
  • Ensure builds comply with the approved design (pixel perfect) and build specifications to create functional solutions that work across modern browsers and resolutions
  • Test sites across browsers, platforms and devices for scripting and display errors
  • Co-ordinate with production teams in regular meetings
  • Explain solutions when needed to technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Provide input regarding the implementation of platform developments, in conjunction with the Operations Director and Creative Manager
  • Log time accurately daily and submit timesheets at the end of each week
  • Flexible to achieve demanding deadlines on occasion

Personal Attributes

  • At least four years’ experience in front-end web development
  • Advanced knowledge of HTML5 and CCS3 with proficiency in SASS
  • Strong background in Javascript / JQuery is preferred
  • Proficient skills in Photoshop and Illustrator CC
  • Experience working with Content Management Systems and Version Control
  • Thorough understanding of interactive design and responsive design principles
  • Strong eye for design with the ability to produce pixel-perfect builds
  • Effectively multi-task and take responsibility for organising your time
  • A team player who uses their initiative and is proactive
  • Very good attention to detail ensuring quality output is met

If you’re looking for an opportunity to make a difference and have fun working with a team of talented, dedicated and conscientious professionals, join our team! Negotiable salary based on skills and experience. Apply now with your portfolio and CV below.

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