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Front End Developer

Permanent  for APS Group in Stockport

The APS Group is an international marketing communications company that brings brands to life across every channel, in every market, all with a local touch. With over 600 employees across 23 sites worldwide, APS serves customers in a range of markets including retail, financial services, travel, automotive, healthcare, leisure, pharmaceutical and the public sector.

We have a vacancy for an addition Front End Developer to join our exciting IT division, your main responsibility is for the production, modification and maintenance of websites and email campaigns. This involves working closely with designers, using XTMTL/CSS, to turn their static designs into working browser based web pages. 

You’ll also work closely with server-side developers to implement their server-side code in order to develop complex, interactive and database driven websites. 

As a Front End Developer you’ll also be responsible for:

•Providing accurate timing estimates on work.

•Contributing to documentation (instructional, pitch and technical specification)

•Maintaining a high awareness of industry issues and trends, particularly in regard to accessibility, usability, and emerging technologies, and keep team members informed as appropriate, with a view to incorporating these in future projects and staying ahead of the market and position yourself and the company as a digital specialist.

•Constantly seeking to develop yourself by learning new technologies and keeping abreast of your markets developments.

Skills and experience necessary for this role:

•Excellent HTML, XHTML, CSS programming skills

•Coding valid XHTML and CSS mark-up

•Use Adobe CC suite

•Developing cross-browser and cross-platform compatible solutions

•Exceptional JavaScript programming skills

•Experience with JQuery

•Knowledge of working with JavaScript frameworks to create rich interactive content

•Experience integrating with server-side code to produce dynamic pages

•Excitement about emerging web technologies such as HTML5 and CSS3

•Good understanding of Web Accessibility

•Experience working with version control systems such as GIT

•Some experience in AJAX techniques

•Knowledge of HTML Email best practice essential

•UX and wireframing experience desirable

If you are interested in this opportunity please forward your CV to recruitment@theapsgroup.com. All Appointments are subject to a CRB Disclosure and Financial Check.

Job added on 20-09-2014