Lead Front End Developer

Full-time Inspiretec in Cardiff

Lead Front End Developer

We are looking for an experienced Lead Front End Developer to join us at Inspiretec in Cardiff. You will be responsible for overseeing a team of 11 front end developers while working on a number of projects at any one time.

As a Lead Front End Developer, you will use your creativity and experience to push forward our technology stack and ensure we stay at the forefront of change. You will be responsible for ensuring code quality by developing and implementing strategies, and working closely with product stakeholders.

The successful applicant

The successful candidate will be self-motivated, with a strong desire to solve problems. They will be passionate about their work. Not satisfied simply to maintain their current knowledge, the successful Lead Front End Developer will have an appetite for personal development. We will expect the successful candidate to challenge their colleagues and aim for constant improvements, personally, for our customers and for us as a company.

There is the scope for this position to progress into a Team Lead role so a leaning towards leading others would be advantageous.

Requirements of the role

HTML – Ability to structure markup semantically using BEM class names. SCSS – Strong UI/UX skills to build complex modular layouts and interactions. ES6 JavaScript – Strong programming fundamentals and understanding of OO principles. React – Writing stateful and SFC components using best practices for performance. Tooling – Experience with Gulp, Webpack and Babel to compile and optimise code. Leadership – Always on the lookup for new avenues to train and develop the team. Design – An appreciation for design and its importance in the work you produce. Foresight – Interest in new technologies such as Styled Components, Apollo and NextJS.

What we value

Being sociable and friendly. Clear and strong communication of ideas. A self-motivated mindset with a desire to solve problems. Interests in other fields, whether it’s Design, VR, travel or crafts.

How we work

We look to constantly progress our skills and technology choices. We value elegant, quality code with an emphasis on scalable architecture and performance.

Rather than implementing designs in a vacuum, we believe in a collaborative process to create something of greater value.

Sharing knowledge is key. We work and learn together to improve as a team.

Package and benefits

25 days holidays Pension Scheme Social and technical events Personal development plans, including technical training Flexible working Free parking Easy access to the M4 and major bus routes Annual profit share A competitive salary (experience depending)

How to apply

Please send your CV along with examples of your work. It’s also important that you explain what you have done on each project, your role, responsibilities and challenges. We’d also love to see your GitHub, Codepen, or anything you feel will strengthen your application.

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Published at 15-08-2018
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