Frontend Software Engineer

Salary: £35000 to £42000 per annum based on experience

Location:Bristol or London office affiliation

HR Director, Victoria James02 September 2021

We are looking for a Frontend Software Engineer to come and help us deliver award-winning work for our clients. We work with a wide range of clients – the Royal Navy, Honda, the Ministry of Defence, and others – and an even wider range of technology. We are looking for someone with loads of enthusiasm and experience with a range of different frontend tech stacks, with extra bonus points for experience working with cutting-edge technology like WebGL.

Responsibilities

You will need to be a great frontend engineer, and we’d expect you to be leading by example when it comes to software engineering best practice. We’re looking for someone who can lead a project from a frontend perspective and influence both other members of the engineering team, the wider experience team and our clients to make sure we’re delivering scalable, high-quality solutions.

Day-to-day, we’d expect you to be carrying out the below activities as part of your job:

  • Developing solutions and solving problems – always delivering high quality front-end code
  • Working with HTML, CSS and Javascript / Typescript
  • Working with React and associated technology (Gatsby, Redux etc)
  • Working with headless CMS, and traditional CMS
  • Working with modern web animation techniques and libraries to build considered and crafted animations and interactions, to an industry leading standard
  • Contributing to the wider effort to improve quality and ways of working in the engineering team
  • Contribute creatively throughout delivery – using your expertise to inspire and influence the creative direction of projects
  • Share tech-lead inspiration and trends with the wider Experience team
  • Peer reviewing code
  • Producing prototype / proof-of-concept work
  • Identifying appropriate technical solutions for clients and documenting them in technical design documents (where required)
  • Helping to improve ways of working within the team – across all areas

Required skills

  • The technical skills as mentioned above
  • To be both a creative and logical thinker
  • Passionate about the quality of the end product
  • To have an enthusiastic, positive, calm and professional approach
  • To be proactive and show imitative
  • To have good awareness of industry trends, best practices and standards
  • To be able to adapt at the pace of an agency
  • To have excellent time management skills

Benefits

We offer all the usual fun benefits associated with a digital agency plus flexible working hours, the ability to work from home and 27 days holiday, plus bank holidays,

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