Senior Front End Developer


Are you an experienced and creative Senior Front End Developer? Do you have a passion for front-end development with a keen interest in emerging trends, technologies and techniques?

Well, you might be just what we're looking for...

Our agile R&D team is on the hunt for a Senior Front End Developer to help us improve the performance, usability, scalability, and cross browser compatibility of our eCommerce solutions.

The successful candidate will be a leader in their field, with an awareness of current and future methodologies that shape our sector and keep us at the forefront of the eCommerce industry. This is a challenging and exciting role that will allow you to work alongside fellow experts across development, marketing and project management departments, as well as the wider VS family.

It's important that you're a team player, as you'll need to work closely with fellow Front End Developers as well as as PHP Developers, Designers, Project Managers, Marketeers and many more professionals within the wider VS family.

Sound like your cup of tea?

Read on...

Department: Research & Development
Salary: Competitive, dependent on experience + Visualsoft Benefits Package
Employment Basis: Full-time with the use of flexitime - KPIs will be used to measure outputs
Location: Teesside
Referral Bounty: £1000 ?

Duties & Responsibilities:

CODING: Write valid HTML and CSS mark-up (and be willing to learn other languages and/or frameworks if required.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Comprehensively spec, develop, document and rollout large scale roadmap projects.

LEADERSHIP: Contribute to architecture discussions and drive front end decisions.

EFFICIENCY: Stick to established specs, timeframes, budgets, processes and standards.

COMMUNICATION: Liaise directly with clients / third parties / relevant stakeholders where required.

INNOVATION: Pro-actively improve our products beyond the scope of specified work requirements.

MANAGEMENT: From time to time, you'll shadow Team Leaders and provide cover in their absence if required, as well as working with the wider team to ensure we hit our deadlines and KPIs.

Skills & Experience

The Visualsoft team is the perfect combination, if you ask us.

Team members are talented, ambitious, motivated, expert and a whole lot of fun, and we want someone who can join the team and be part of our fantastic culture.

There are also a few prerequisites for this particular role:

  • Higher level education in relevant field or equivalent experience
  • Excellent working knowledge of HTML5, CSS and jQuery
  • Over 3 years' commercial experience using HTML and CSS
  • Knowledge of and ability to manipulate PHP and MySQL to your advantage.
  • Have a positive attitude & proactive approach to tasks to ensure maximum efficiency and a positive experience for clients and colleagues alike.
  • Be a team player & work effectively with a number of key stakeholders from across the business, as well as our clients, of course.
  • Good communicator - as a leading digital and eCommerce business, this is very much our thing, so it needs to be yours, too.
  • An interest in UX design and the initiative to bring innovative ideas to the table.

How to Apply:

Fill out the form below and add your current CV and a cover letter. We think the cover letter is so important, so use it to give us your best elevator pitch! Share your expertise and experience and tell us why you're the perfect fit for our team!

We regret that, due to high competition for roles at Visualsoft, we are only able to contact successful candidates. If you don't hear from a member of our team within 28 working days of submission, you have not been successful on this occasion.

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