Senior Front End Developer

Job Description

Senior Front End Developer
£35k - £50k
Newcastle upon Tyne

Would you like to work for a company who builds large-scale, bespoke, business-critical systems for some of the world’s most high-profile organisations? The business is expanding and we’re looking for a Senior Front End Developer with a depth of HTML5 experience and enviable technical ability to help us deliver beyond clients’ expectations.
You’ll be surrounded by smart, highly-capable people in a collaborative environment that encourages helping others by sharing knowledge and experience. You’ll be as passionate as we are about doing software engineering right, and ultimately delivering great solutions to our clients. You’ll be as comfortable discussing design patterns with Java/.NET developers as you are prototyping something on CodePen. We follow an Agile approach with solid development practices, and are looking for creative and self-motivated problem solvers with a demonstrable passion for technology.
This is a hands on, client-facing role, offering the opportunity to be involved in full development life cycle to create great-looking, intuitive and technically brilliant solutions in close collaboration with our UX Designers.

The Senior Front End Developer should have:
• Commercial experience developing the complex, interactive Single Page Applications our clients expect
• Expertise of modern front end web MV* frameworks such as Angular, React or Backbone, in addition to a good knowledge of JavaScript and CSS
• A relevant university degree
• The ability to adapt and learn new technologies on the job
• Enthusiasm and a willingness to get involved, whether working with screen after screen of streaming calculations or interactive data-heavy WebGL visualisations

It would also be great if as a Senior Front End Developer you also have:
• Exposure to the full software development lifecycle
• Previous experience in a consultancy
• Involvement in open source projects
• Experience of Agile methodologies

The Senior Front End Developer Benefits:
• A competitive salary (Approx £35k - £50k depending on experience)
• A non-contributory pension scheme of up to 10% of salary
• 25 days holiday per year, excluding Bank Holidays, rising to 30 days with length of service
• An incremental death in service plan
• Group income protection cover
• An employee assistance programme
• Excellent career development opportunities including company supported training, certification and mentoring at all levels
• Regular internal and external social events
• A friends and family referral programme, payable to anyone who refers a successful applicant

If you are interested in the advertised position for Senior Front End Developer please ‘Register your interest’ through the requested method and we will be in touch shortly with regards to your suitability for the role.

Sharpe Recruitment Ltd is a North East based consultancy, dedicated to placing professionals in rewarding jobs throughout the North of England across a variety of disciplines including Digital Media, Design, Development, Creative Advertising, Sales & Marketing, Tech & IT.

Job Skills

Senior Front End Developer, Client Side Software Engineer, Lead Front End Programmer, experience developing complex interactive Single Page Applications, experience with Angular, React or Backbone, JavaScript, CSS

Additional Information

  • Salary:£35000 - £50000 per annum
  • Industry:IT
  • Location:Newcastle upon Tyne

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We have already filled this vacancy.


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