Front End Developer - Create.net

Digital, Media & Technology

East Sussex

Closing date: 14/04/2017

For the past 15 years Create.net has enabled people to start or grow their own business online through a website or ecommerce store built with our tools. Over the years we've helped tens of thousands of people to create a livelihood for themselves through the web.

We're passionate about helping more people to start their own business and bring their ideas to life, so we're building the tools to make it easier to do it. We want to empower individuals to not only start their own online company, but to be successful too.

Job Description:

About the role

We're looking for a skilled front-end developer to join the Create team. In this varied role you will help thousands of users, many of whom have never built a website before, to get online, start their own businesses and change their lives.

In addition to optimising and improving our own marketing site, you'll be involved in developing the products, tools and resources used by thousands of users every day, as well as the foundations of everything they use our tools to create.

We love seeing the immediate positive impact that just a few small changes can have on thousands of websites, so you'll also help to ensure that the websites and online stores created by our users are as good as they can be, working on the templates and underlying code we provide.

 

 
Skills Range:

Essential skills

  • Strong understanding of HTML and CSS (and ideally Sass)
  • Confident working with Javascript and jQuery.
  • Basic understanding of PHP and comfortable working on the front-end code within or alongside it.
  • An eye for good design and what makes a great user experience.
  • Experience building mobile friendly and responsive designs.

Desirable Skills

  • Comfortable working with version control, ie. Git.
  • Experience with a command line workflow including tools like Gulp.
  • Visual design skills with experience in Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, etc.
  • Some understanding of the concepts around A/B testing and Conversion Rate Optimisation.
 
Key Area: Programming/Developer 15-1131.00Programming/Developer
Attendance: Full-Time
 
Additional Information:

Most of our people live in and around Brighton and are attracted to us because of our flexible hours, flat management structure and because they can make a difference, not just to Create, but for startups across the country.

You'll get a competitive salary dependent on your skills and experience, 28 days holiday (including bank holidays), plus a bonus scheme based on hitting company targets.

You can choose a Mac or a PC, whatever works for you.

You'll be based in our modern, eco-friendly offices in the Westergate Business Centre. Just off Lewes Road in Brighton, UK.

No Agencies please - Create does not accept agency resumes. Create is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes so please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias or Create employees.

 
 

No agencies please

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