FRONTEND DEVELOPER

 

JOB SPECIFICATION

Overview of the Role:

As a Front End Developer, your main responsibility will be the production, modification and maintenance of websites UI. You will be working with designers to turn their static designs into working browser based web pages, you'll also work closely with back-end developers to implement their server-side code. If you’re interested in creating a user-friendly environment by writing code and moving forward in your career, then this job is for you!  We expect you to be a tech-savvy professional, who is curious about new digital technologies and aspires to combine usability with visual design.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Javascript, HTML, CSS / SASS

  • SPA frameworks such as React w/ Redux

  • Build systems such as Gulp / Webpack

  • Editing, exporting and styling SVGs

  • Cross-browser and cross-device testing and debugging

  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs

  • Optimise application for maximum speed and scalability

  • Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end

  • Eye for animation and understanding of motion principles (GSAP, CSS3)

  • Able to write performant, scalable and modular code

  • Knowledge of browser feature support

  • Keeping your code clean, well organised, and DRY

  • Comfortable with Git

  • Comfortable with BEM syntax


SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

Specific Experience: Hands on experience as a Front-end developer. High proficiency with Javascript, HTML, CSS / SASS etc. Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.*

Excellent Communication: Both written and spoken is paramount, you will not only be working with our team of in-house developers, but will also be in contact with our clients and designers to deliver projects.

Software and Tools: Comfortable with Npm/Yarn, proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git.

Industry Knowledge/Interest: Broad interest and knowledge of eCommerce, retail or fashion is advantageous.

Accuracy: Keen attention to detail and strong problem solving skills.

Self-Development: Continuous learning mindset, ability to keep up to date with fast changing trends. Ability to accept feedback and come up with creative solutions around that feedback.

Time Management: Ability to work automonously and manage workload effectively.


THE COMPANY AND BENEFITS

Markup is a highly successful, ambitious software development company, offering eCommerce software to exciting, established and highly recognisable fashion brands. We are a small, specialist team with a distinct culture built on collaboration, trust and a passion for the product/industry. This role would be especially suited to someone who has worked (or is keen to work) in a small-medium sized company.

Working at Markup offers the opportunity to join a growing business, with exciting clients and a supportive team in a Glasgow City Centre location. You will also benefit from:

  • 28 days holiday entitlement (plus additional day for every year with the company)

  • Flexitime - we know working life can’t always be a 9-5 routine!

  • Remote working/WFH

  • Discounted cinema tickets

  • Stocked kitchen - drinks, snacks and fruit

  • Employee referral scheme

  • Training and development budget/opportunities

  • Paid company outings and social events (as well as a few staff planned socials!)

  • Friday drinks

  • Dog friendly office (don’t worry, we work around allergies etc)

  • Access to ‘perks at work’ platform

  • Open and friendly culture

As we grow, so do our benefits! We are always looking for ways to improve and to reward and recognise our hard working staff.

Salary is dependant on experience so is negotiable for the right person, it is helpful to us if you can include a salary expectation in your application.

 As we are looking for FE’s from various stages in their careers, the salary ranges from £35,000 - £42,000 DOE.

To apply, please send an up to date CV to holly@usemarkup.com