Senior Frontend Developer

Closing Date for this application is 30/06/2021
If this position receives high volumes of applications we reserve the right to close this advert earlier than stated, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

Location: Shirebrook / Remote working 2/3 days a week. There may be some occasional travel to our office in London post-covid.

Frasers Group started as a small store in Maidenhead in 1982 and from there, grew to become a global powerhouse. We are now a collection of the world’s most iconic brands.

We’re reimagining retail and believe the higher the risk, the greater the reward. We’ve never been afraid to push forward and change the way the industry operates, diversifying our portfolio and elevating stores. We’re not sitting back – there’s no room for hesitation.

Our platform runs over 50 websites - including some of the biggest names in Retail. We are an exciting and innovative company, and our Elevation strategy is enabling growth in difficult times. We process millions of pounds worth of transactions every day and will soon be a billion pound a year web business.

To stay ambitious, we need a Senior Front End Developer who will embrace our heritage as we look to elevate our future. We’re looking for candidates who see the possible in impossible; those who are open-minded and humble, not afraid to take a risk if it’s the best option for our business. Our people are passionate about the business and their area of expertise – whether that’s luxury fashion buying or sportswear analytics.

As part of this role you will be responsible for:

  • Training and mentoring junior colleagues within the team
  • Making key decisions on the approach of how the projects are implemented
  • Sharing knowledge with the wider teams to improve the standards for all
  • Being passionate about doing things the correct way by writing clean, concise, refactored code that is easy to be maintained
  • Thoroughly testing all work across all devices and browsers
  • Taking wireframe designs and executing a project either from scratch or utilising existing resource
  • Collaborating with UI/UX and graphic designers to effectively deliver the work
  • Collaborating with SEO professionals in executing content with the best practices
  • Collaborating with Software Developers including writing briefs and specification requirements

Essential skills and experience

  • Strong HTML knowledge
  • Proficient in writing efficient CSS and JS, with cross-browser support
  • Knowledge and experience working with SASS or LESS pre-processors
  • Understanding of ES5 as well as newer ES6 Javascript
  • Experience with jQuery
  • Ability to transform wireframe designs into working code

Desirable skills and experience

  • Knowledge or experience with React
  • Understanding of CSS frameworks or JS frameworks
  • Previous iOS/Android app development experience
  • Any previous experience or knowledge with ASP.net and/or .NET Core would be desired but is by no means required

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