FRONT END DEVELOPER.

Added 25.07.17

FRONT END DEVELOPER

McCann Digital Overview

The digital division in McCann are responsible for the strategic development, planning, user experience, design, development and ongoing support and aftercare for many of the agencies clients. Working in an integrated 360o fashion with other divisions (PR, Media, Advertising) the division creates a range of digital solutions including enterprise class websites, campaign sites, social apps and mobile / tablet solutions.

 

Role Overview

As Front End Developer, your main responsibility is for the production, modification and maintenance of websites and web application’s user interfaces. This involves working closely with designers, in using semantic mark-up language i.e. HMTL5/CSS, to turn their static Photoshop designs into working browser based web pages. You’ll also work closely with server-side developers to implement their server-side code in order to develop complex, interactive and database driven websites.

Role Duties / Tasks

As a Front End Developer you’ll also be responsible for:

Providing accurate timing estimates on work

Contributing to documentation (instructional, pitch and technical specification) & testing

Contributing to the company development standards working closely with the Technical Director

Discussing technical solutions with clients and providing innovative new ideas to solutions

Maintaining a high awareness of industry issues and trends, particularly in regard to accessibility, usability, emerging technologies and performance; keep team members informed as appropriate, with a view to incorporating these in future projects and staying ahead of the market and position yourself and the company as a digital specialist

As Front End Developer you will be expected support & help other developers within the team on related issues

Constantly seeking to develop by learning new technologies and keeping abreast of your markets developments

Skills / Expertise

Three years’ experience, at least 1 year at digital agency

We would expect the candidate to have acquired the following skills and experiences to enable them to successfully undertake the role:

Knowledge of development methodologies such as TDD & BDD

Good knowledge of Git and methodologies (git flow in particular)

High level of experience with HTML & CSS – including standards, animations and interactions

Javascript experience with good understanding

Good jQuery experience; in particular around tools like sliders and interactive elements

Knowledge of wider tools like node and express js

Good experience of pre-processors – sass / less

Experience with angular

Knowledge of CI / CD workflows

Experience with common tools such as google maps, video players etc

Good experience creating cross-browser consistent standard sites

 

 

 

If you think this role matches your experience and ambitions, please send your CV to careers.mccanncentral@mccann.com. Due to the high number of applications we get, we can’t guarantee you’ll hear from us.

Work with us.

We’re always on the look out for exciting new talent across all disciplines, so if you think you’ve got what it takes, please send your CV to careers.mccanncentral@mccann.com.

McCann Birmingham do not accept unsolicited agency CVs. Please do not send or apply unsolicited CVs to any of our job opportunities advertised on our website or directly to any employee of McCann. McCann Birmingham will not be responsible for any fees that may relate to unsolicited CVs.

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