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Junior/Trainee Front-End Web Developer

Discussion in 'Design Jobs & Employment Forum:' started by Corrosive, Jun 17, 2014.

  1. Corrosive

    Corrosive Moderator Staff Member

    We are hiring!!

    Yoto Creative is a design agency based in Emersons Green and working for clients predominantly in Bristol and the South West.

    An opportunity has arisen as a Junior Front-End Web Developer role within the business.

    As a Front End Developer, your main responsibility is for the production, modification and maintenance of websites and web applications user interfaces. This involves working closely with designers, in using semantic mark-up language i.e. HTML/CSS, to turn their static Photoshop designs into working browser based web pages. Most of the time you’ll be working with an off-the-shelf CMS, so you’ll work closely with the designers to integrate designs seamlessly into the chosen technology.

    As a small but developing agency there will be opportunity for moving up through the company structure and potential to achieve a senior role within the business.

    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)
    • Contributing to the company development standards
    • 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, and emerging technologies, and 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.
    • Constantly seeking to develop yourself by learning new technologies and keeping abreast of your markets developments.
    • Any other activities deemed suitable by senior designers/developers

    Necessary Skills and Experience for the Role

    • HTML/CSS programming skills (especially HTML5 and CSS3)
    • Developing cross-browser and cross-platform compatible solutions including responsive web design techniques (framework and non-framework)
    • Good understanding of Web Accessibility
    • Knowledge of HTML Email best practice

    Desirable Skills and Experience for the Role

    • Experience with JQuery
    • Knowledge of working with JavaScript frameworks to create rich interactive content
    • Knowledge of the ModX CMS Platform
    • Experience in graphic design
    • PHP programming skills

    For more information (including salary details) or to apply for the role please email your CV and a covering letter to NB: Links to work/coding examples would be beneficial but not necessary.

    ARRIVALS Well-Known Member

    I'm good with Wordpress, can I apply?
  3. hankscorpio

    hankscorpio Moderator Staff Member

    Apply and find out?
    Corrosive likes this.

    ARRIVALS Well-Known Member

    Good idea, thanks.

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