Head of Front End

Work as part of a team, writing and maintaining standards-compliant and best-practice HTML, CSS, and Javascript code for a variety of small-scale and large-scale projects. If you have an overwhelming desire to build amazing websites and web applications that impress users and exceed expectations, then this is the place for you!

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Manage a growing team (5 to 10 developers) and assign them to the project would fit them better
  • Build frontend projects according to provided designs and functional specifications
  • Help defining how and what tools/frameworks would be used to build projects based on requirements and design, for scalability and speed 
  • Deliver projects to the required level of quality, according to MullenLowe Profero's coding guidelines
  • Write clean and readable code, review and refactor code written by the developers, helpign them to grow to the right direction in imporving their output
  • Deliver projects on time and on quality
  • Be responsible for testing, maintaining and optimising own projects
  • Continue to learn about new web technologies

Required Education:

  • Maths/Science/Technology Related Degree
  • Computer Science / Programming / Software Engineering Preferred
  • Degree not essential if skills/experience can be proven

Required Experience:

  • Minimum 4 years' experience as a front-end developer writing HTML, CSS, and Javascript code.
  • Responsive design is mandatory and standard by the industry
  • Management skills to manage both projects and team members

Required Skills:

  • Ability to write structured easy to read and maintain HTML, including HTML5 with Jade
  • Ability to write structured easy to read and maintain CSS, including CSS3 with Stylus
  • Version control with Git
  • Javascript (without libraries), and including familiarity with at least 1 library like jQuery, Prototype
  • Understanding of browser compatibility issues (especially in legacy IE browsers)
  • Understanding of accessibility and speed optimisation issues
  • Understanding of mobile and responsive design
  • Knowledge of browser testing methods
  • Ability to use Adobe Photoshop
  • Ability to read, write and speak in English

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Familiarity with ADA/Web accessibility standards
  • Familiarity with OO Javascript and CSS with precompilers
  • Ability to use precompilers and languages like Jade, Stylus, SASS/LESS, CoffeeScript
  • Experience with version control (especially GitHub), issue tracking (Jira), and build/release management
  • Familiarity with backend programming technologies like PHP and .NET
  • Familiarity with Agile and other software development methodologies
  • Familiarity with Content Management Systems like Wordpress, Drupal, Joomla
  • Ability to learn quickly required skills
  • Ability to use other software packages by Adobe

Application Instructions:

  • Please bring/submit portfolio / personal website / code samples.  
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