Lead Front End Developer
Creative mettle
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
3d ago

Reference BBBH1861

On behalf of our highly successful and rapidly growing Gloucester based e-commerce client we are seeking a Senior Front-End Web Developer to join their growing team.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced front end developer with excellent web development skills, a passion for e-commerce, a desire to use modern web technologies and experience of team management to take the next step in their career into a highly rewarding role.

What will the role involve?

Working closely with the Web Development manager to set priorities and workflow the role will involve leading and inspiring a team of six web developers.

You and your team will be tasked with working on the deployment of the company’s existing website onto a new platform, setting web development objectives, coding the in-house website whilst always driving towards using modern web technologies and best-practices.

It will be your responsibility to manage the front-end web stack and maintain a full understanding of all architecture, set up advanced experiences and A / B tests, perform cross-browser testing, device optimisation and improve the website performance.

Who are we looking for?

The ideal candidate will come with at least 5 years commercial experience of front-end web development involving HTML5, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery and at least 3 years of team management / development team lead experience.

We’ll also be looking for advanced CSS techniques (such as SCSS, BEM or flexbox) and advanced frontend techniques involving cache-control, etags, compression & optimisation and preloading.

You should have detailed knowledge of web performance and optimisation best practices, Git version control and experience of working as a technical lead on a commercial focused web development project.

Last but not least excellent attention to detail, a highly motivated approach and a drive and passion about learning and developing new skills and using the most modern development techniques will also be of importance.

What does the role offer?

This permanent and full-time role is on offer for an attractive salary of around £50K pa, dependent on experience, plus great company benefits including a monthly performance bonus and subsidised staff canteen, excellent career progression opportunities and the chance to become a central part of an exciting and rapidly growing organisation.

More information available on application. If this sounds interesting, we would love to hear from you!

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