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Front End Developer

Government Organisation

12 month contract to work on high profile government project

Day-to-day you will be an integral part of that team in designing, creating and improving new and existing products, platforms and transactions across government.

 You will:

  • Be involved in the wider web development community, identifying good practices we can adopt and sharing our experiences.
  • Have knowledge of tools and techniques used within the wider team, both Developers and Non-Developers.
  • Have expert knowledge of HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS and Sass.
  • Have expert knowledge of cross-browser considerations.
  • Have expert knowledge of Responsive Web Design.
  • Have knowledge of web accessibility and WCAG.
  • Have knowledge of UX and usability.
  • Have an ability to communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience.
  • Have proven experience maintaining a large and dynamic code base.
  • Have experience working on technical projects within a team.
  • Have working knowledge of unix-like operating systems such as Linux and/or Mac OS X.
  • Have knowledge of the use of version control systems such as subversion or git.
  • Have the ability to quickly research and learn new programming tools and techniques.
  • Have experience of building high-traffic websites.
  • Understand web architecture.

It would also be desirable to:

  • Have knowledge of client side build tools: grunt, gulp or similar
  • Have the skills to build up a useful, robust automated test suite to support a continuous deployment environment.
  • Have a working knowledge of Mustache templates, Java 7 and Node.js.
  • Have experience with test driven development using toolsets such as Mocha and Jasmine

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