Senior Front End Developer

London (Must be UK based)
50k - 80k (depending on experience)
Start date:
Posted By:
Andrew Zdunek

Job Description:

Great opportunity for an experienced Front-End Developer to join a young FinTech company located in London. 

What is the role?

The Front End Developer will join the Marketing team and take active part in the building and maintenance of our high performing websites, plugins and other digital assets using Wordpress and other technologies/languages that include PHP and JavaScript. The FED should have a proven ability to deliver well architected, accessible and standard compliant code and strong understanding of industry trends, content management systems and entire web development process, including design, development, and deployment. 

Key Responsibilities:

Build and maintain highly performant WordPress themes and plugins for our marketing websites utilising modern frameworks and tools (Laravel Blade, TailwindCSS, Alpine.js)

Architect and develop taxonomies and data structures of the CMS as well as maintain the database and its back-end integrations, particularly with Salesforce.

Configure and maintain Google Tag Manager and Google Analytics with 3rd party vendors and platforms.

Support ideation, architect and develop new features and functionalities for our marketing websites and digital campaigns.

Support content creation and publishing by building intuitive user interfaces and reusable components utilising Block Editor and Advanced Custom Fields as well as modern JavaScript frameworks.

Conduct performance tests and ensure high availability of our websites for all users.

Optimise assets and third party code to ensure fast delivery for mobile and desktop

Create and maintain WordPress plugins to support site functionality and integrations with external APIs and services.

Skills and Qualifications:

5 years experience in web development as well as server-side and client-side application development with technologies like WordPress, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Webpack, and Tailwind CSS.

Superb command of PHP and experience of using templating engines (specifically Laravel Blade)

Experience with working with relational databases & NoSQL databases

Advanced knowledge of RESTful APIs and formats

In Depth understanding of website architecture and aesthetics.

Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working web assets and landing pages

Strong understanding and experience of version control software (Git)

Working knowledge of Search Engine Optimization process and best practices

Strong organizational skills and ability to proactively manage multiple projects in fast paced environment

Strong communication and organisational skills to ensure efficient delivery of projects

Client Description:

We want to make a world of difference, so it matters to us that we hire differently. Aquent is dedicated to improving inclusivity and is proudly an equal opportunities employer.