Front-End Developer - Manchester

Manchester, Greater Manchester
£35,000 - £45,000 per annum
17 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Front-End Developer
Location: Manchester
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Job type: Permanent

Company Overview

The company is an international Big Data and text analytics organisation Headquartered in Manchester, UK, with offices in Bangkok, and Austin, Texas. The business target is to develop and provide unique software solutions for clients across 5 continents in multiple industries.
Our multilingual software product PROFILE leverages big data to provide businesses with real-time insights into their consumers, enabling them to make more informed decisions. PROFILE works by connecting to consumer digital footprints, with their consent, and using various advanced analytics techniques, including psycholinguistics, artificial intelligence, and natural language processing, to derive meaning in the form of actionable insights.
PROFILE is utilised as an alternative or alongside traditional data sources by businesses for identity verification, fraud, and personalisation to boost inclusion and acquisition, reduce losses, and boost retention.

Job summary and duties performed:

We are looking for a Front-End Developer to help build out our demonstration systems, client-facing UIs and other internal systems to support the commercial aims of the business, and help our products shine.
This role reports directly to the CTO.

Abilities for this role:

Our ideal candidate will have very strong front-end development skills in a variety of technologies including AngularJS, Bootstrap, and Sass. Previous experience of integrating with RESTful API services is a must.
The successful candidate should have a demonstrable appreciation for good design and a keen attention to detail, with the ability to communicate design solutions to all levels of the business.

Knowledge and Skills:

Experienced with responsive design and frameworks such as Bootstrap
Comfortable using Sass
Experience integrating with RESTful API services
Some experience visualising data through libraries such as D3
Appreciation for good design and understanding of modern web trends
Comfortable presenting ideas in a consumable way for others in the business, enabling them to understand concepts and solutions
Working with designers to translate their ideas into finished UIs
Writing unit tests
Automating build processes
Source control using Git
Experience working with Node.js
AWS cloud architecture
Previous experience working in a fast-paced startup environment
Experience utilising interactive visual elements to create interesting and engaging interfaces
Good appreciation of UX
Comprehensive Vanilla JavaScript knowledge

Additional Information:

Key skills: AngularJS, HTML5, CSS, RESTful API, Sass, Node.js, design, wireframing, tests, TDD, AWS, JavaScript, responsive

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