IT
IT
Sutton
Excellent dependant on experience

Frontend Web Developer

Ref: 3736| Posted: 15th Sep 2021

As part of a newly created IT & Marketing team working for a thriving Insurance business, the successful candidate will be working alongside a PHP Developer, taking ownership of all Frontend responsibilities for developing and maintaining all of the companies websites and insurance quote engines.

 

We are seeking a commercial focused, team player who has excellent time management skills and displays willingness to learn from experiences and new situations. 

Daily duties include

  • Work with colleagues and clients to understand website requirements and client needs

  • Work with the designer to create website layouts to organise information and allow for

    intuitive usage

  • Ensure websites look, feel and function as expected

  • Build and maintain websites by writing code, designing pages and widgets and incorporating graphics and video elements.

  • Design and build all web content “mobile-first”

  • Determine the best plug-ins and applications to provide websites with new features and functionality and instal them accordingly

  • Test websites using a variety of browsers and debug as necessary

  • Maintain websites by checking for errors, broken links and security breaches

  • Write, test and debug code and applications

  • Maintain knowledge of programming languages and monitor website analytics

  • Stay abreast of latest technological enhancements to ensure online trading platforms remain ahead of the competition

  • Involvement in the creation of app-based technologies

  • Maintain change control logs and regular website backups

  • Build HTML emails and take responsibility for sending regular campaigns

  • Assess website security and install updated software and security certificates to ensure that websites and client data remain secure

  • Troubleshoot, investigate and fix bugs and issues identified by customers

  • Keep abreast of latest algorithm updates in so far as they affect user experience (UX) and website speed

  • Act as a focal point for user experience (UX) and suggest and implement changes to improve the customer journey

  • Upload new website content

Job Specific Competencies:

Qualifications

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent

  • Proven track record in a web development role

  • Diplomas or certificates in relevant programming languages would be an advantage

Experience

  • Solid knowledge and experience in programming applications

  • Good understanding of content management systems

  • User experience (UX)

  • User interface (UI)

  • Visual design

  • Coding languages including HTML and CSS

  • Frontend web programming languages and skills such as JavaScript and Ajax

  • Backend web programming languages such as C# or Java, PHP and Ruby would be an advantage

Please apply to the role by submitting your most up-to-date CV. If your application is successful, we will be in touch within 2 working days of receiving your job application to discuss the opportunity in more detail.

Due to the overwhelming application response, should you not hear from us within 5 working days then please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.