Front-End to Full Stack Developer

Summary:
We are seeking a highly skilled and talented Front-End developer to play a key role leading the implementation of our company’s new technology driven marketing and product mandate. As a Front-End to Full Stack Developer, you will be highly experienced in building rich client-side experiences but can hack internal tools or systems and build back-end solutions when needed. You will develop for all client platforms including responsive websites, web apps and native mobile apps. You will be involved in the development of new client-facing features as well as hacking on internal tools or systems.

You will work collaboratively in a new, fast-paced “start-up-creative-agency hybrid” team, which sits within an established multi-national company, building solutions to empower our digital marketing initiatives.


Location:
2nd Floor Twining House
43-57 London Road
Twickenham
TW1 3SZ

Line Manager:
Head Of Marketing

Hours of work/contract type:
Full time, Permanent
Flexible Working Hours, with a minimum requirement of 3 days per week in the office

To apply please include a brief cover letter that will make you stand out from the crowd.
Applicants should have their own website (on their own domain).


  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Twickenham
  • Division: LAL
  • Contract length: Permanent

 

Main Responsibilities and Tasks:

 

Build and integrate our marketing technology stack:

  • Marketing Tracking
  • Analytics
  • API integrations
  • Third-Party tools integration solutions
  • Marketing Automation

Development and back-end maintenance of our subscription website, marketing micro-sites and online learning platform

  • Reporting to Head of Marketing, you will work together with our Senior Interactive Designer to deliver highly engaging, best-in-class digital experiences.
  • Follow industry best practices to write well designed, efficient code and/or adapt existing libraries to meet business requirements, focusing on user experience.

Additional Duties

  • Collaborate with colleagues in the design team
  • Assist in training our website manager to use the CMS solution you delivered
  • Collaborate with the CIO and Product team to implementing interactive learning platforms and build our mobile app.
  • Any other duties reasonably assigned by your line manager

 

Person Specification:

 

  • You will have a strong interactive development background and a love for building rich engaging web applications.
  • Able to write semantic HTML and well structured, maintainable CSS/SCSS and are comfortable working anywhere in the stack.
  • Quick to learn new technologies, languages and frameworks
  • A proven solutions builder with a verifiable portfolio of large-scale websites and web applications.
  • Your portfolio should showcase full gamut of required development languages.

Qualifications

Essential

  • 1st or 2nd degree or equivalent

Desirable

  • Masters level degree or equivalent

Experience Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Essential

  • Excellent understanding of the global education industry
  • Mobile platform development
  • HTML5
  • JavaScript
  • ECMAScript
  • AJAX
  • XML and JSON
  • JQuery
  • Angular
  • PHP
  • CSS3
  • JavaScript
  • Bootstrap
  • Experience with user interface / visual             layout development
  • Implementing Google Analytics for a large enterprises
  • Creating databases, use of APIs, and integrating simple web sites with existing applications for dynamic content integration
  • Creating data layers and working with Tag Management solutions
  • Experience (and portfolio showing) building large scale multi-function website from concept to delivery
  • E-commerce development
  • WordPress or other CMS customization
  • Various CMS integrations and custom builds
  • Ability to take comps from Sketch or Photoshop to break down assets into live sites
  • Ability to implement or to learn to implement, a high quality CMS, possible from Adobe.
  • Previous experience in a similar position

Personal Attributes

Essential

  • A strategic thinker, creative problem solver, able to execute vision into final deliverables.
  • Excellence-focused attitude, you are very competitive and continuously strive to the best in your field.
  • Appreciation for entrepreneurship. Long-term vision. Maturity, patience and strength to see projects through to delivery.
  • High-performance mind-set, highly driven, able to handle start-up-like high pressure environment.
  • Professional presentation and strong communication skills, with ability to present to senior stake-holders.
  • Personable, sociable and good people skills.
  • Attention to detail is a must
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Ability to prioritize time and resources efficiently, and prepare for and welcome the unexpected.
  • Works well under pressure and with tight deadlines; with excellent time management skills
  • Able to shift projects with changing priorities.
  • Ability to learn quickly, conduct research, assimilate information and turn thoughts into deliverables.

 


How to apply

Please ensure that you meet the requirements in the Job Description and Person Specification before applying. You can apply on-line using the link below, or download and complete an application form.
 

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