Experienced Frontend Developer

Full-time Spindogs in Cardiff

We're a full service digital agency looking to add to our brilliant team with the recruitment of an experienced frontend developer. The perfect candidate would be ready to work in a fast paced, busy, fun environment, where collaboration between the teams is key to our combined success.

You will be an expert in the field of frontend web development (CSS + JS) and someone that has been working with these technologies each day in a commercial setting for a minimum of 3 years. You will have a creative edge that allows you to work closely alongside our design team, translating visual layouts into compelling user experiences, and also have a solid technical ability when it comes to writing code.

You will be highly competent to take ownership over all frontend requirements of a given project in a bulletproof and commercial manner. These include the user interactions, form validation, AJAX requests and handling JSON data. You will be able to effectively source and utilise the appropriate javascript tools/plugins/framework for each task you are given.

The ideal candidate:

  • Immerse yourself in the digital industry – enthusiastic both inside and outside work
  • Constantly excited by good design/interactions you see on the web
  • Mixture of creative/technical character
  • Ability to make user-centred design/interaction decisions
  • Good eye for detail – have a pixel perfect perception and take pride in your work
  • Can demonstrate good organisational skills
  • Continually looking improve yourself and the team around you

Essential skills:

  • Minimum 3 years working daily with JS and associated frontend technologies
  • Expert in CSS
  • Lead the business forward on all things frontend related
  • Further increase to efficiency and speed of coding
  • Advanced understanding of raw javascript and OOP concepts
  • Ability to build entire dynamic interfaces using frontend technologies alone

With these skills desirable:

  • Solid experience with javascript frameworks (eg. Angular/React)
  • Sound knowledge of REST API requests
  • GIT version control
  • Some experience with a templating languages (eg. Twig)

As a member of the Spindogs team we would expect:

  • A team player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A calm, organised and methodical mindset
  • Fast learner – you love a challenge don't need to be told the same thing twice
  • Strong work ethic – you go the extra mile to find new ways to constantly improve your output
  • Commitment to your own personal and professional development

In exchange we will work hard to keep the atmosphere great and keep your package competitive. You can expect:

  • Regular socials, varying from the going to the pub to more energetic activities
  • Profit share related bonus ensuring staff are rewarded financially for continued success
  • Childcare voucher scheme if you have a young family
  • Pension related benefits
  • A great office culture with Sonos throughout
  • To work with awesome people – we're all about office laughs

If you believe you are the perfect candidate please send us your covering letter and CV by 13th January, detailing your recent experience and why you feel you would be perfect for the role.

If we feel we would work well together we'll invite you in for an informal chat as soon as possible.

  • 40 hours per week (Mon-Fri)
  • Salary to be agreed based on experience
  • All applications and queries should be sent to Amanda Williams via awilliams@spindogs.com
  • Please no agencies - we would love to hear from the candidates themselves!

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Published at 03-01-2017
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