Front End Developer - Magento Contract

Job Title: Front End Developer - Magento Contract
Location: London
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Reference: 15627624
Job Published: January 24, 2018 00:00

Job Description

We're looking for an experienced Front End Developer who has worked on Magento site builds to work with our client (must be on site) on a 6 month upgrade project in central London. This is a ecommerce site selling beauty products in the UK and overseas.

Responsible for working with the Development team to write well designed, efficient code by
using best software development practices.
Main duties of the post
- Interpret business requirements and technical specification documents, deliver an appropriate technical solution to agreed quality and timelines
- Perform coding to agreed coding standards
- Provide progress reports on tasks and projects
- Investigate, analyse and document reported defects. Correct identified defects
- Create, document, and implement unit tests and scripts

Knowledge and Experience required:-
- At least 2 years of development experience working in a development team within a
commercial environment. At least 2 projects working with Magento
- Highly motivated with demonstrable technical and analytical skills.
- Able to clearly communicate design and development decisions with limited assistance.
- Knowledge of best practice and architecture for complex web applications.
- Knowledge of and able to avoid common security issues in web applications.

Technical Skills required:-
- HTML, CSS, PHP for theming purposes
Compilation (e.g. SASS/Less)
Grid systems
- Javascript. Frameworks (e.g jQuery) a bonus would be Ajax/JSON techniques
- Ability to transform designs into clean CSS and semantic markup
- HTTP Protocol
- Design tools (e.g. Photoshop)
- Magento. Developing custom Magento themes, performance improvements, Caching

This is a live role with a key client. For immediate consideration and full details, please submit and application ASAP.