Senior Front End Developer - React

Recruitment Genius
14 Sep 2017
12 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This full service digital agency is looking for a smart, senior developer specifically focusing on front-end & proficient in modern Javascript (React, Redux, ES2015+) with a strong knowledge in API integrations. They are a small vibrant digital interface agency in London who specialise in building fast, dynamic digital interfaces in a variety of different markets. Key skills required: - Strong with React and Redux (and associated middleware such as redux-saga). - Familiarity with Webpack (1 or 2) and other javascript build tools. - Practical experience with ES2015+ APIs and language features. - Proficient in CSS/3 with deep knowledge of browser compatibility (IE9+) and responsive design. - Familiar with linux production environments and basic proficiency with key cloud providers including AWS, Heroku and Digital Ocean. - Can use Photoshop to extract style info from designs. - Previous experience with RESTful API design tools such as Apiary. - Previous experience with JIRA software development tool. Responsibilities: - Build and architect large single page applications, primarily in React/Redux, using internally built APIs or 3rd party RESTful APIs. - Develop responsive sites built on open source CMS with modern CSS techniques and animation. - Able to manage and provide support junior or freelancer developers. - Manage weekly development meetings. - Provide project managers with clear, accurate estimates for briefs. - Communicate technical difficulties and solutions; to be presented to clients if needed. - Interact directly with the design team to create solutions to complex problems. - Attend client meetings as and when required. - Provide support to client technical teams during product deployment or API development. - Research into new technologies and adjust the preferred tech stack for projects based on browser requirements and possible new novel solutions. - Support your team by engaging in product-lead planning sessions with the goal of ensuring consistent and predictable delivery. - Deliver high quality tested products. Nice to have: - Advantageous to have experience with PHP and PHP frameworks like Laravel 5+ - MySQL/PostgreSQL - Knowledge of other frontend frameworks such as Angular/Vue - Digital agency background - Experience with other backend technologies such as Python (Django/Flask), and Ruby (Rails) - Experience with TDD and associated tools/frameworks (Karma/Mocha/Chai)