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.*
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
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.
*Should you be applying for a junior role, some understanding and exposure to the above as great! So long as you come with a keen willingness to learn, and some background in development (courses, qualifications etc) we’ll be happy to help you with the next steps of your career!
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!
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!)
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 £28,000 - £42,000 DOE.
To apply, please send an up to date CV to email@example.com