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Senior UI Developer job in Oxfordshire (518)

at Ridgeway (view profile)
Location Witney
Date Posted 8th November 2017
Category Technical
Job Type Full-time
Expiration Date 2018-01-31
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Description

We are seeking a highly talented Senior UI Developer to work within Ridgeway’s User Experience Team. The ideal candidate must have a detailed understanding of modern web technologies, a desire to provide mentorship to teammates and a willingness to work in a collaborative and open environment.

About the role

As Senior UI Developer, it will be your responsibility to maintain the high development quality that we aspire to with every project by researching and integrating new technologies and processes, whilst also contributing to the development of less experienced members of the team. Working within a team of UX Architects, Designers, and UI Developers, you will be responsible for building the UI experiences for a variety of well-known brands. The role will require the candidate to work on projects which vary in size from a few days to several months, and will involve working through the entire lifecycle of web application development.

 Responsibilities

  • Day-to-day UI development of web products for a numerous brands across a variety of sectors
  • Own processes, procedures, and technical approaches for the UI Team
  • Mentor and support other members of the team
  • Assist the team with scoping, requirements capture and time estimates
  • Assist with the preparation of functional and technical specification documents
  • Provide solution support and communicate directly with clients
  • Attend client meetings when required

 Essential skills and experience

  • 5 or more years of experience leading projects in an agency environment
  • Intricate understanding of HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript
  • Have a portfolio of web site development work which demonstrates your experience
  • Have experience working as technical lead on commercially focused web development projects, and demonstrate an ability to communicate directly with clients
  • Ability to manage own time and workload
  • Experience structuring large-scale front-end codebases
  • Have fastidious attention to detail
  • Be organised, self-motivated and ambitious with a desire to lead a team of talented developers
  • Have a passion for driving technology forward
  • Have experience with front-end build tools (e.g. Gulp, Grunt, Webpack)
  • Have experience working with pattern libraries
  • Possess detailed knowledge of native JavaScript
  • Have an understanding of SEO best practice
  • Have experience working with Git
  • Possess detailed knowledge of web performance and optimisation best practices, and experience identifying existing performance issues

 Desirable skills and experience

  • Experience working with .Net
  • Have experience with Sketch/Photoshop/Illustrator in order to effectively assess designs
  • Experience with CSS pre-processors
  • Experience with JavaScript MV* frameworks (e.g. React, Angular, Ember)
  • Experience developing to accessibility standards
  • Experience integrating with and defining REST APIs
  • Good knowledge of UX, design, SEO, and source control
  • Detailed understanding of design and usability heuristics
  • Experience in crafting creative animations, transitions, and interactions
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