Front End Developer (REACT) for AKQA

  • London  
    perm  
    Competitive  
  • Company
    AKQA  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    30 October 2018  
    Posted on
    1 October 2018  

At AKQA, we believe in the imaginative application of art and science to create beautiful ideas, products, and services. With an entrepreneurial and collaborative approach, we design adaptive digital services and applications that capture the imagination, delivering impressive returns for our clients.

As a ReactJS / CSS Front End Developer, you will be responsible for planning, developing, and delivering high-performing web solutions for clients across the AKQA network and working closely with AKQA's teams of designers, UX specialists, technical developers and project managers. You must be motivated by work that is groundbreaking in its essence and execution. You will gain wide-ranging experience working with major UK and global clients. You will work in agile scrum teams to deliver exceptional customer experiences for major retail clients with the goal of pushing the boundaries of the possible. You will have the opportunity to build technological solutions that enable our world-class clients to succeed. You must be motivated by work that is groundbreaking in its ideology and execution.

As part of AKQA, you will work in a meritocratic culture, surrounded by some of the brightest minds in their fields. You will also have the opportunity to learn and grow within a creative and technically advanced team and will have opportunities for ongoing personal and professional development. At AKQA, we are committed to both your career growth and your work/life balance.

Skills and Experience

  • Development experience with JavaScript frameworks such as ReactJS, Backbone.js, and AngularJS, with a focus on enterprise-level mobile/responsive website projects.
  • Development experience with HTML5 / CSS / JavaScript / OOP / Design Patterns.
  • Experience with W3C website accessibility standards, JavaScript frameworks or custom jQuery plugins, search engine optimisation, and client interaction.
  • Experience with Foundation, Twitter Bootstrap, Material UI, or similar frameworks.
  • Cross-platform browser testing experience (Mac / PC / IOS / Android).
  • Photoshop skills (Intermediate or higher).
  • Strong understanding of performance and optimisation.

Role Competencies

  • Desire to learn and embrace the latest technologies.
  • A highly motivated, productive, and collaborative approach to your work.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.

*Please note that this role will involve the candidate spending the majority of their time in Milton Keynes as part of a project team.

AKQA is an Equal Opportunities Employer, we believe that diversity is vital to AKQA’s ability to provide our clients with the best recommendations and are committed to fostering a varied and inclusive work environment. Your race, colour, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or veteran status have no bearing on our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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