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Web Developer

Posted 18 days ago by Corporate Communications Recruitment
Location London (Central), London (Greater) Job Type Permanent
Salary £circa £45k Sector Online

The role of the Web Developer is to design and implement HTML solutions for our clients on-line
projects. The Web developer will be involved in the cost effective implementation of front-end
web interfaces according to the latest W3C specifications/recommendations, implementing
complex and accessible HTML designs and will hand code bespoke HTML interfaces on a day-today
basis making full use of latest CSS technology.

You must be a keen team worker and collaborator but with great aptitude for autonomous work
and pride yourself in creating high quality code. You love what you do, and you are excited to
improve your skills as well as learning new ones. You have the ability to work under pressure and
to tight deadlines and have a positive and fun attitude.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • To develop HTML front-ends for projects according to the approved specification and predetermined standards (HTML, XHTML, WCAG, etc.);
  • To complete development of software according to the agreed schedule;
  • To ensure that appropriate software engineering principals are applied during the development of software;
  • To ensure that software performs according to the agreed specification;
  • To develop fully validated cross-browser XHTML websites using the latest CSS specification;
  • To produce quality technical documentation;
  • To notify the Team Leader of any additional work requested by Clients at the time at which the request is made;
  • To advise the Team Leader of any anticipated variations in the technical specification, schedule or costs;
  • To accurately record time spent on all projects and maintain a record of any additional work requested by Clients;
  • To develop and apply appropriate testing procedures to ensure that software performs correctly. In particular to ensure that software meets any cross platform/browser requirements laid down in the Technical Specification; and
  • To stay abreast of the latest technical developments in e-commerce web development and apply them, where appropriate, to projects undertaken for Clients.

Qualifications:
BSc in a Computing/Scientific/Mathematical subject

Experience:
5+ years commercial experience of the following is required:

  • HTML5, XHTML, CSS, DOM
  • Hand-coded HTML development/editing software
  • Pixel-perfect HTML rendition of Photoshop templates
  • Strong UI/UX design awareness and operational skills in Adobe CS Products
  • Client-side scripting JavaScript experience

5+ years commercial experience of the following is required:

  • W3C WCAG 1.0
  • Website Testing

Sound knowledge of any of the following would be highly advantageous:

  • HTTP Protocol
  • Knowledge of CSS/JS animations
  • Familiarity with modern animation libraries such as GreenSock (GSAP) and Three.js
  • Some exposure to CSS meta-languages (SASS or LESS), scaffolding and build tools would be advantageous
  • WebGL
  • Differences between different rendering engines; and
  • Good understanding of the different image types and when to use them.