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Lead Frontend Developer

Location: Somerset

Contract Type: Permanent

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Lead Front End Developer

Location: West Bristol

Tech Stack: Javascript/React/Wordpress/SPAs/HTML/CSS/User Experience

About the Role

This is a rare opportunity to join a multiple international award winning digital team, building and designing cutting edge digital services.

You will be creating and developing a front facing web site and intranet, as well as leading the UX team. You will be leading a small team to create a digital platform for an essential public service. This will give you the opportunity to use your considerable tech skills for good.

My client has the right modern Agile mind-set required to focus on solving problems for humans effectively, continuously deliver at pace, in a safe place to make mistakes, whilst experimenting and learning.   This is validated by the team regularly being asked to speak at international events covering private and public sector and receiving 7 awards in the last 18 months.

As well as being able to flex your front end development skills, working closely with our development team, you’ll also head up the User Experience team.  This team focuses on problem solving and designing content in a wide range of interesting areas such as online reporting, supporting victims of crime and much more.

You will have the chance to get involved building on top of a Content Management System, such as WordPress and building Single Page Applications (SPA) from scratch. The more thorough your understanding of front-end technologies such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript programming languages the better.

The key to my client is they are down to earth and can guarantee a high level of job satisfaction, as you will play a key role in solving problems for the community who need our help through the use of high quality digital interfaces and products.

About You

  • Experience designing and building websites with JS (ideally React) and core web fundamentals (HTML, CSS, SCSS)
  • Experience building on top of a WordPress CMS
  • Experience of customer/user centred design
  • Experience of supervising / leading a team of technical individuals
  • Experience of communicating both orally and in writing
  • An understanding of using continuous development and containers to deploy applications into production environment

About the Benefits

Apart from this role offering a public good, you’ll be given 10% of your time to do personal development and learning. You will also receive a 10% non-contributory pension. You’ll have access to free parking, a cheap on site gym, showers for cycling to work, a Costa, a canteen with good food and extensive beautiful grounds with wildlife.

If you want an exciting lead role, with a tech for good feel, let me know what you think!

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