Leeds

Front End Developer

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Contract: Full-time

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twentysix is a leading digital agency that develops digital platforms and marketing that drives business change and performance. Connected by data, insight and strategy, we specialise in user experience (UX), development and performance marketing.

We have over 150 digital specialists working with us across Leeds and London, and our clients include the likes of Arla, P&G, Fortnum & Mason and Corinthia Hotels, to name a few.

As a Front End Developer, the primary focus of this role is to provide technical development of projects and to assist in architectural decisions regarding UI, JavaScript and surrounding frameworks for the agency.

JavaScript skills are a must but this role also requires strong Front-End development skills including HTML and CSS as well as the ability to lead projects from end to end.

Based in our Leeds city centre office, which offers an inspiring state of the art working environment and facilities, along with support and focused learning and development opportunities surrounded by experienced digital experts, you can build and excel within your career. 

Due to Covid-19 we are all working remotely, however when the office is open for those that want to work onsite, you can do, or you can do a combination of both. Work equipment such as laptops will be provided.

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

  • Creating bespoke solutions in HTML, CSS and JS alongside the development team
  • Working with our BAU clients
  • Implementing accessibility and performance best practises
  • Communicating with several different departments in the agency on a day to day basis
  • Bringing enthusiasm and a thirst for new technologies, frameworks, and standards
  • You’ll be reviewing creative, providing estimates, and be involved in creating functional specifications
  • Creating technical documentation to support our team and client needs
  • Quality checking your own work
  • Responsible for delivering work on time

WHAT WE NEED

  • Someone with great agency experience as a Front-End developer
  • Proficient in HTML, CSS, and responsive web development
  • Good JavaScript skills with experience of vue or React
  • An understanding of modern accessibility standards
  • A keen eye for detail and can build with performance in mind
  • Can write clean and reusable code
  • Experience with source control, ideally git
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work and speak with colleagues at all levels

DESIRABLE

  • Some Headless CMS experience
  • Has worked with Next.js, GatsbyJS, or Nuxt.js
  • Experience with Azure or AWS
  • Exposure to unit testing

WHAT YOU’LL GET IN RETURN

  • Competitive salary.
  • Flexi-time
  • Career development
  • Outstanding private healthcare package for you and your family
  • Enhanced holidays
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Perkbox
  • Quarterly staff benefits
  • Friday sweets, beer and snacks
  • Social events a-plenty
  • £1000 direct application bonus* (when quoting code DAF20/21).

*By applying direct you will qualify for a bonus of up to £1000 (dependent on level of position) when you pass your probation. To qualify for this, you must include the code DAF20/21 in your covering letter.

We welcome applications from previous candidates and pride ourselves of on our values with equality at the core. We do this by hiring and developing a diverse mix of talented people that contribute to our success. Creating a culture of equality isn’t just the right thing to do, it’s also the smart thing. Diverse companies are more innovative and better positioned to succeed. We strive to create a workplace where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work.

If you require any of this information or an application form in an alternative format, or you would simply like to discuss the role, please contact our Talent Acquisition Manager, Alexis Beach

Follow #lifeattwentysix for an insight into working here.

Notice to recruitment professionals

Please do not contact us regarding this role. While we respect that many companies do need recruitment agencies, we do not at the moment, and we are happiest recruiting for ourselves. Any resume submitted to us before any agreement with us will be deemed the sole property of twentysix, and in the event of a candidate being hired outside of an agreement, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.


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