Senior Front End Developer

Full-time techfolk ltd on behalf of Sonocent in Chepstow

Sonocent is seeking a Senior Front End Developer to help re-define and implement the new UI of the application that's helping democratise assistive learning. This is somewhere you can make a direct and important contribution to software that's doing good.

Now is a great time to join us as we deliver a brand-new UI to a user centred product that's being re-imagined from the ground up. We're undertaking a comprehensive technology refresh, bringing together 10 years experience in assistive learning technology to create a browser-based experience that's universally accessible for all.

Collaborating with our UX/UI design lead and colleagues in software engineering, we'll seek your influence on UI definition and technology choice, you can simplify complex audio-to-visual functionality, and you can deliver new collaborative learning methods.

We share your belief in creating really usable software, and offer the prospect of becoming Lead Front End Developer.

Example new projects

  • Web UI for online learning which maximises student engagement and motivation through an enhanced user experience
  • Versatile functionality to enable innovative ways of interacting with audio and video content
  • Management console to support the creation and management of groups of Sonocent users

We're looking for

  • Excellent JavaScript skills
  • Understanding of, and respect for, accessibility standards
  • Good proficiency in cross platform RWD, e.g. through utilisation of Bootstrap
  • Strong fluency in; HTML5, CSS3 and modern JavaScript frameworks
  • Good user empathy, from someone who's technology agnostic and enjoys exploring new concepts
  • A readiness to adopt an Agile and TDD approach
  • Someone who also works inclusively and who enjoys sharing knowledge
  • You may be considering Senior Front End Developer jobs in Monmouthshire, Bristol or Cardiff such as: JavaScript Developer | UI Developer | Front-End Developer | Angular Developer | React Developer etc.

Likely technology mix - we welcome your influence

JavaScript | JavaScript frameworks | mobile frameworks | Electron | Chromium Embedded | HTML5 | CSS3 | JavaScript testing tools | Atlassian suite: JIRA, Bitbucket, Bamboo, Hipchat | and more - you choose!

Salary and benefits

  • £40,000 - £50,000+ negotiable
  • 25 days holiday | group pension scheme | car parking season ticket | flexible hours

About us

Sonocent is a fast growing company with a big vision – “Helping people harness the power of spoken language”. Our technology enables students, teachers and professionals to use audio recordings to enhance learning and productivity. We're a successful company already, enjoying multiple awards and a growing user base. However, we're not content with the status quo and want to take our technology further. Therefore, we're looking for exceptional individuals to help us realise our vision of a new product built on the latest technology to make our ideas mainstream. https://www.sonocent.com/en/


Chepstow, Monmouthshire (1 hr train or bus from Bristol | 30m train from Cardiff | 45m bus from Cardiff | 20m train from Newport)

Work from home Tuesdays and Fridays

Even if your CV isn't ready, please talk with Vittoria at techfolk to find out more:

0117 318 2447 | hello@techfolk.co.uk | @we_are_techfolk

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Published at 08-09-2017
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