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Job Posting — Jan 5, 2017

JavaScript Developer

Full-time at Red Sofa London
in London, United Kingdom

Well established digital agency in London is looking for a Senior JavaScript Developer.

You will have at least 3 years’ experience development for the web and be comfortable leading engineering teams in designing and delivering solutions to large scale, complex applications and web sites with an emphasis on responsive design and usability across multiple platforms and devices.

You will

Have expert level skills in JavaScript, HTML and CSS

Have deep knowledge of common JS frameworks and libraries (Backbone, Angular React etc.)

Have experience with specifying and working with RESTful Web Services

Be experienced with relevant unit testing frameworks and techniques

Steer the evolution of our development standards, process and ways of working

Mentor and guide more junior team members

Be comfortable with admin of modern source control and continuous integration practises and tools

Make technical decisions and advise on approach, tools and technical design

Be responsible for the quality of the team output through regular code reviews

Be a guardian of our standards and make sure they are being followed and evolved

Develop your skills through in-house training and appropriate training courses

Have a flexible approach to developing and delivering solutions

Be proactive and self-managing

Project Responsibilities

Working with other members of the project team e.g. UX, Strategy and Creative as well as the core development team to specify the functional and technical elements of the project, typically assisting with or completing the following:

Functional and behavioural specification

Technical architecture and specifications

Validation of accessibility conformance requirements up to WCAG 2.0 AA

Specify application framework requirements, version etc.

Create deployment guide / implementation plan

Support internal test team in creation of test plans

Estimation of final scope

Work with the Project Manager to define a release plan

Departmental Responsibilities

As a senior technical team member you will be expected to:

Lead working group and labs sessions and show and tells to the rest of the department

Lead the evolution of our development standards, process and ways of working

Contribute to new business proposals and pitches

Report to Management on project progress

Additional requirements

In addition to the technical skills you will be expected to:

Have very strong leadership and negotiation skills

Be commercially focused and pragmatic

Have the ability to provide consulting, technical presentations and expert advice both internally to agency and externally to clients

Have experience working in an agile environment

Bonus points

Experience of agency environment very beneficial

Experience working in an agile environment

Experience working with mobile apps, either natively or via PhoneGap / Titanium etc.

Exposure to other creative front end technologies


For more information on this listing please email Neil Clements - 

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