We are looking for a keen and passionate front end web developer with an eye for detail and a flair for creative solutions.

You will have a good understanding and experience of both web design and web development processes, including planning, responsive design and testing, and you will have a passion for new challenges and learning new skills.

We are a Birmingham based agency, focused on making the world a better place by enabling good decision making through powerful storytelling. If you care about people making the right decisions in life, then this is the place for you. Join a team of 50+ professionals in a bright, new open plan office space in the Jewellery Quarter.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • To liaise with other teams around the business including digital designers and research consultants to understand requirements and ensure the final product delivers the intended message.
  • To plan and deliver front end website functionality including building layout and structure of websites in HTML, styling elements and developing bespoke design using CSS and JavaScript; working with frameworks such as bootstrap, jQuery and Modernizr.
  • To communicate with clients in a professional manner and offer advice and support as well as assisting clients by carrying out ad-hoc amends and updates to existing websites.
  • To carry out essential testing of websites and new features. This includes cross-browser testing as well as testing on a variety of devices ensuring everything works as intended and delivers a consistent user experience.
  • To work collaboratively with the team by both offering and seeking support, advice and insight in order to make every product we create better than its predecessor.

Required skills

  • Eye and passion for detail
  • Experienced in HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Good understanding of developing responsive websites and experience carrying out cross-browser as well as cross-platform testing
  • A creative flair and passion for digital design
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Ability to plan your own work effectively and prioritise your workload

Desirable skills

  • Good understanding of key design principles such as typography and layout
  • Experience using latest CSS3 concepts such as keyframes, transforms and advanced layout features
  • Experience of developing intuitive UI interaction features using jQuery or other JavaScript frameworks
  • Some knowledge of Object-Oriented programming
  • Some insight into CSS preprocessors such as less or sass

Remuneration

The salary for the role is £20,000 - £30,000 dependent on experience. If you're interested in applying please email your CV and a covering letter to jobs@jonesandpalmer.co.uk.

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