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Front-end Software Developer

Date Posted: 11-Apr-2018
Closing Date: 06-May-2018
Location: Newport, Gwent
Salary: Minimum - £23,000.00, Maximum - £23,000.00 per Annum
Volunteer Space is an innovative start-up based in Newport, South Wales with an aspiration to revolutionise the volunteering sector for charities and the public sector. We deliver SaaS-based volunteering management tools to support organisations with the recruitment, management and retention of volunteers.
Full Time - Immediate Start.
Volunteer Space are offering a great opportunity for a front-end software developer to join their fun and friendly team. Youll have experience in JavaScript, HTML, CSS and JS frameworks.

About You
As a Front-end Software Developer, you are creative, with high energy, and resourceful. You grasp new concepts quickly and work well in a team and independently. You enjoy learning new technologies and expressing new concepts and ideas in line with our business objectives.

About The Role
Your role will include:
-Interpreting client requirements, designing, implementing and testing new features.
-Bug fixing, code optimisation, documenting code and REST API integration.
-Working to improve user experiences by introducing responsive and cross-browser UI design.
-Contributing to and leading on discussions about product design and feature implementation.

Required skills
In order to be successful in this role, you will need the following:
-Good experience in HTML, CSS, Javascript, at least one JS framework (preferably Angular) and UI-component frameworks such as Bootstrap.
-Proficiency in software development skills: including refactoring, debugging and testing.
-Familiarity with version control tools, e.g. Git (or similar) and MVC frameworks.
-Demonstrable knowledge of software development best practices and how to apply them.
-Bachelors in Computer Science (or related degree) or demonstrable relevant experience.

In addition to the above, it would be desirable to have experience in Agile Methodologies, ECMAScript 6 and TypeScript, as well as user-accessibility, responsive and cross-browser UI design. Experience using Docker and RxJS will be a bonus!

38 per week

28 per annum


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