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Lead Front End Developer job in Leeds

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Job Ref:  204788851
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Yorkshire
City:  Leeds
Salary:  £35000 - £40000/annum
14/10/2016 03:58
POST are working with one of Leeds most sought after digital marketing agencies as they have a need for a Lead Front End Developer to join their highly talented web development team working on projects for very prestigious clients.

The company have a history of producing innovative, bespoke and award winning projects as they are passionate about development. This is an amazing opportunity for someone passionate about front end development to lead the team as well as working with world leading brands using the latest technologies and techniques to build truly unique digital products.

The role involves steering the front end development team in a unified direction and maintaining high standards. You will be the 'go to' person for front end questions and will champion peer programming.

Some responsibilities in your role as developer will include:

Responsible for PHP development
Full stack engineering, developing features using PHP and related technologies.
Developing and working with web services.
Owning multiple codebases, refactoring these and maximising code reuse.
Following a TDD process, developing tests and writing code in this fashion.
Working with account/project managers to provide timely solutions to challenges.
Working with a team of developers, providing guidance and architectural advice.
Ability to explain complex technical concepts to non-technical people

Skills and experience we would like you to have include:

3 years PHP experience
Demonstrable experience with popular open source CMS e.g Joomla, Drupal
Comfortable with fast moving environments and meeting deadlines
Able to solve complex problems with elegant solutions
You have strong interpersonal skills and can collaborate closely with cross-functional teams
Experience with TDD, Git, Cucumber, Behat or BDD tools
Ability to write clean/dry code and follow best practices
Write HTML and CSS (Scss) for a wide range of projects and target devices
JS Frameworks such as Angular and React
Git version control
Photoshop, Illustrator and Sketch
Working in an Agile/Scrum environment

What's in it for you:

Personal Development Programme with quarterly reviews to set learning objectives, and annual pay reviews.
R&D on Friday afternoons - this is time to learn new technologies and develop skills in new areas (in line with the needs of the business)
The staff Christmas party is abroad this year (leave the morning of Thursday 8th December, returning on the night of Friday 9th December)
Sociable team with lots of nights' out
Health Insurance
Childcare vouchers
Working hours are (Apply online only)
Close to the train station and a space to park bikes outside the office
There is a gym and the brewery on our doorstep (It's not just a bar - we also go there for yoga on Tuesday lunchtimes!)
Cycle to Work scheme

If you are interested in this role, please apply ASAP. This vacancy is being advertised by Post Recruitment Ltd.

The services advertised by Post Recruitment Ltd are those of an Employment Agency, visit our website for more details
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