Front-End Developer - New Era Education

Brighton and Hove

Closing date: 03/10/2017

New Era Education are a market leader in the Educational Software industry with over 10 years experience. We’re part of the successful New Era global education group, supporting thousands of schools and millions of users across the world.

Job Description:

A critical business role which ensures the successful production, modification and maintenance of websites and web application’s user interfaces for internal and customer facing services.

The role requires:

  • Develop functional and appealing web and mobile-based applications based on usability
  • Provide website maintenance and enhancements
  • Use a combination of markup languages to write web pages
  • Create quality mockups and prototypes on tight timelines
  • Assist back-end developers with coding and troubleshooting
  • Create cascading style sheets (CSS) that are consistent across all browsers and platforms
  • Maintain graphic standards and branding throughout the product’s interface
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies
  • Promote usability best practices

You are an experienced and enthusiastic Front-End Developer with a strong understanding of layout aesthetics and a rigor for programming.

You have a strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems. You have experience with responsive and adaptive design.

You’ll work on a wide range of innovative projects in a relaxed, modern office environment.

You’ll be responsible for interpreting and executing designs correctly and must be able to effectively communicate with the creative team and clients.

You’ll have a hunger for solving problems utilising the latest technology and a commitment to providing exceptional experience to our customers.

Skills Range:

Essential Requirements

  • 2-4 years Front-End/Web development hands-on.
  • Strong knowledge HTML, Javascript and CSS
  • Experience in web development in a large enterprise environment
  • Proficient in jQuery and or other Javascript Frameworks
  • Knowledge of the most common CMS systems
  • Proficiency in versioning systems (preferably git)
  • Proficiency in HTML5, LESS and SASS
  • Coding valid XHTML and CSS mark-up
  • Developing cross-browser and cross-platform compatible solutions
  • Good understanding of Web Accessibility
  • Experience building sites to at least an AA standardSome experience in AJAX techniques
  • Able to work to very tight timelines on multiple detailed activities simultaneously
  • Good verbal and written communication and organizational skills
  • Excitement about emerging web technologies
  • Strong analytical
  • Problem solving

Desirable Requirements

  • Knowledge of back-end technologies (php, node.js)
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop/Illustrator)
  • Experience AngularJS 2 or later
  • Exposure to WebPack, NPM, YARN
  • CI/CD exposure.
Person Specification:
  • Adaptable
  • Assertive
  • Articulate
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to work well as part of a team and autonomously
  • Ability to work well under changing priorities and demands of the business and the team in order to achieve our goals
  • Attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn and improve knowledge and experience
  • Ability to grasp information and concepts
  • Professional
  • Patient
  • Innovative
  • Positive 'Can-Do' attitude
  • Self-Motivated
  • Results Driven
  • Clear communication skills
Key Area: Programming/Developer 15-1131.00Programming/Developer
Attendance: Full-Time
Additional Information:

Interviews available immediately.


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