Graduate/Junior Front End Developer

Sector: Information Technology
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 per annum
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908938
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A company based in the Colchester area is developing web apps and services that are set to revolutionise their industry. Due to continued success and expansion, they are looking to recruit a Front-End Website Engineer to join their existing web development team.

Reporting to the Tech Lead and company directors, you will be well experienced with front-end website fundamentals and should have knowledge of modern front-end technologies and tooling (Webpack, npm, Yarn, gulp).

You will also have some experience in one modern web development framework (React, Vue, or Angular).

The existing web development team will be working alongside you to develop new systems that are set to disrupt and revolutionise the industry.

You will be passionate about designing and building high quality web user experiences and applications.

A company MacBook and opportunities for advancement and personal development will be offered.

Skills essential for this role:

  • Strong knowledge of modern HTML and CSS
  • Some experience with one of React, Vue, or Angular
  • Some experience with vanilla JavaScript
  • Some experience with front-end tooling (Webpack, npm, Yarn, Grunt, gulp.js, Docker)

Skills desirable for this role:

  • Awareness of backend web development techniques (PHP, Symfony, Laravel)
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering

Person specification:

  • This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person to join a business, which offers a professional and vibrant company culture in our modern offices in Colchester.
  • Joining a fast-moving team, you’ll need to be a team player who can also work well independently. Liaising with our directors and other teams across the office mean strong communication skills are essential, as are an analytical mindset and a passion for your work.
  • With a variety of exciting projects on the go at any given time, you will be able to prioritise effectively, demonstrate a ‘can do’ attitude at all times and work well under pressure.
Contact Bridie James to talk about this role on 01787 881962