Front End Developer

Location: Durham

Salary: Salary dependent upon experience

Job ID: 161879

Role Description:


As a front end developer for Atom Bank, you’ll be helping to create the interface that our customers see and interact with on our mobile app and website. You’ll also be charged with the creation of our intranet from the ground up. Working with internal and external development, design and marketing teams, this is a fast-moving, challenging and rewarding role that’s critical to our users’ perception of us, and therefore critical to the business. We're looking for a forward thinking front end developer who loves to keep on top of current tech trends. If you enjoy working with the latest in front end development like ES2015 JavaScript, Angular 2, React, Gulp, Sass and node.js, then we'd love to meet you.



Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities:


  • Flexible approach to work

  • Attention to the details, the craft

  • Ability to prioritise own workload

  • Good communication skills to enable discussion of concepts with developers, designers and SMEs.

  • Assist with scoping sessions and estimation exercises


Essential Capabilities/Experience:


  • Expert grasp of HTML 5, CSS and Javascript (and JQuery)

  • Solid grasp of Adobe design suite applications

  • Comfortable with CSS precompilers – SASS or LESS

  • At least 5 years post-graduation professional experience

    • A body of work to evidence this

  • Totally comfortable designing responsive experiences with a mobile first approach

  • Understand cross browser quirks and compatibility

  • Ability to test and resolve performance issues

  • Flexible approach to work (startup experience a bonus)

  • Good communication skills to enable discussion of concepts with developers, designers and SMEs

  • Assist with scoping sessions and estimation exercises

  • Capable of managing time and tasks without daily guidance

  • Detail oriented yet efficient – you’ll need to work very accurately and quickly

  • Self motivated – independently seek out solutions to problems (and document them) and opportunities to further your own training


Desired Capabilities/Experience:


  • Previous experience with front end build tools, in particular GRUNT

  • Contributor to Github

  • SharePoint customisation

  • User experience design

  • We’re using Sitecore as a CMS so any .NET experience would be a bonus

  • Javascript testing

  • Prototyping with Framer or other



Don’t worry about experience with Financial Services – that’s not needed at all. What we’re more interested in is a creative and inquisitive mind that is constantly looking to improve on the experience we provide for our customers.


Key Performance Indicators:


  • Ability to collaborate at all levels across diverse SMEs

  • Brand awareness and engagement

  • Success of developed code

  • Passion and drive


Due to the high volume of candidates responding to our adverts we are not always able to provide feedback on your application. If you don't hear from us within the next five days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. However, your details will be kept on file and you may be contacted about other opportunities.