Job Vacancy : Mid-Level Front End Developer

Role: Mid-level Front End Developer
Location: Based in Freightlink’s main office in Walton-le-Dale
Salary: Negotiable. Please provide a salary expectation in your application.


About Us

Freightlink is a small to medium sized business located in Walton-le-Dale. We are a leading freight ferry ticket agent, selling to customers throughout Europe. We operate a multilingual e-commerce website that has seen large growth in the last 4 years. We are looking to expand our digital team to help accelerate further growth in this part of the business. Find out more about Freightlink.

Duties

You will be working alongside the existing digital team to implement front end web technology solutions across our suite of websites, web apps and mobile web apps. You will
work with a server-side developer, developing functional web pages while he develops server-side functionality and APIs. You will also work alongside our SEO/UX manager to help deliver improved user experience, and our marketing manager to help deliver web-based marketing campaigns.

Skills

The successful applicant will be skilled in modern versions the following

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

You will also be skilled in creating wireframes, and the process of turning design documents in to working HTML/CSS layouts. You will also be used to working with Git and be capable of working with remote team members.

The following skills are desirable but not key

  • CoffeeScript
  • Sass (SCSS)
  • Grunt
  • Bootstrap
  • Drupal
  • Linux
  • PhoneGap / Cordova

Experience

The ideal candidate will have a number of years of experience working in front-end development, but we’re looking for a talented individual and we value ability over
experience.

Personality

You will need to work comfortably with our existing digital team, which has a range of ages and backgrounds, and within our wider company multilingual team. Read more about our team.

You will be the kind of person who likes to show initiative and find new solutions to problems that might already seem to be solved. You will be able to work independently and
to deadlines, even while working on multiple projects.

You will also be someone who likes to learn new technologies and techniques, and apply them to your work.

Examples

Please provide some examples of recent work and detail what your specific input was for each project.


To apply for this position, send your CV and examples of recent work to careers@freightlink.co.uk.