Recruiting for a Senior Front-end Developer

Are you looking to become part of a dynamic growing team in Ashford?

Salary - from £25,000 - £40,000 plus, excellent company benefits/perks and free on-site parking.

Due to phenomenal growth, we’re recruiting for a talented ‘Front-end / Web developer’ to join our award-winning ecommerce digital agency in Ashford - welcome to Space Between. As our Front-end / Web developer, you will be working with blue-chip clients with complex and technically challenging front-end projects. We’re looking for someone with a passion for everything front-end and who thrives in an environment where they need to maintain high quality front-end code across large and intricate codebases.

You will be evangelising best-practices in front-end internally and externally to our stakeholders. You will be making sure that your work, and everyone else at our agency’s work, meets the highest standards of quality with a desire to mentor and share knowledge with junior developers.

Skills and Experience we’re looking for

  • Extremely high levels of understanding of front-end technologies
  • A passion for CSS and a broad knowledge of the CSS toolkit, namely: CSS, LESS, SCSS, and one of Object Oriented CSS, BEM, SMACSS or Atomic CSS.
  • Good exposure to the widely adopted ‘CSS frameworks’ that are commonly used, namely: Bootstrap, Foundation, Semantic UI, Neat etc.
  • A good understanding of front-end tooling for package management and building: npm, yarn, gulp, grunt, webpack
  • Some experience with a front-end templating framework such as mustache (handlebars/hogan), ejs, liquid, jade etc.
  • A good all round ability with JS for front-end application. Some experience of consuming APIs is helpful.
  • Familiarity with browser developer tools and a keen interest in site performance after TTFB. Should know some techniques for improving site performance, e.g: minification, concatenation, inlining, lazy loading, caching, etc.
  • A basic understanding of git
  • Knowledge of any libraries: jQuery, lodash etc.
  • Knowledge of any front-end frameworks: react  etc.
  • Knowledge of any javascript application frameworks: Angular.js, Backbone.js, Vue.js, Ember.js etc.
  • Experience with node.js and the express.js, hapi.js, sails.js or meteor.js frameworks

Company Benefits and Perks

We know that money and perks aren’t everything, but they are important. We offer you a competitive salary and benefits package including flexible hours, monthly R&D day, 20 days holiday per year, plus bank holidays, we shut down between Xmas and New Year, you also get your birthday off, a pension scheme, sick pay, regular pub visits, unlimited snacks, a Macbook Pro to borrow and of course a beer fridge.

Our Journey so far...

Space Between is a multi award winning ecommerce agency based in Ashford (HQ) and London. We’re a fast paced agency that works with outstanding clients, but pride ourselves on our technical and creative abilities to be able to deliver exceptional results for some of the UK’s biggest brands.

Our passion is focusing on our customers customers and we’ve got some of the most advanced technology for understanding how they’re feeling when using a website. We combine this with our leading design and development knowhow to deliver outstanding results.

By joining us, you’ll become part of an exponential development agency and will have the opportunity to learn from and engage with some of the brightest minds across the digital arena.

Office Location

Space Between is based in the heart of Ashford at The Cedars, Church Road Ashford, Kent, TN23 1RQ. We have fantastic links to the local international train station, bus links and we also have on site free parking.

We look forward to receiving your application.

(Role for Web Developer, Front-end developer, FED, Back-end developer)

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £25,000.00 to £40,000.00 /year