Front End Developer (tdk210721a)

The Candidate - Manchester

Full-time (Permanent)
Up to £50,000
Published on
21 July 2021
21 September 2021

As an award-winning digital agency, our client is renowned for creating several of the most recognised enterprise solutions on the market. Having built an exceptional reputation through their engineering led approach, the team are focused on delivering bespoke platforms to the highest standard. For our client, 2021 has seen a wealth of new projects with development roadmaps which span across the next few years, with even more products in the works too. Due to this, The Candidate are now searching for a talented Front End Developer to join the team and focus on their brand new projects.

As a result of their detail driven approach to engineering, the team have the freedom to implement a variety of frameworks, methodologies and technologies to ensure each project has the capability to address serious market challenges. The successful candidate for the Front End Developer position will have the opportunity to be exposure to a variety of modern frameworks and technologies. Typically the agency have a history of building their front end using React & Angular, but they equally have plans to create projects in Vue. Realistically, the ideal candidate will be commercially experienced in at least one JavaScript framework with a natural passion and desire to get stuck into wider frameworks. Continued learning is of the upmost importance for our client as they boast a strong annual training budget which you can use as you see fit (courses, conferences etc).

Although our client has a HQ in Manchester City Centre, they are entirely flexible to working arrangements. Their last 3 hires have been fully remote, but equally they have local members of the team who enjoy being in and around the office. The choice is up to you – this role is suitable for a fully remote candidate, a part remote candidate or a full office candidate.

Key Responsibilities of the Front End Developer:

  • Create pixel perfect front end solutions for a variety of greenfield & legacy projects
  • Apply commercial knowledge with technical experience to ensure that projects are completed in a timely and effective pace
  • Remain up to date with modern technologies, frameworks, methodologies and approaches with a keen eye on introducing these concepts into your team
  • Maintaining source code in source control systems alongside adequately documenting your product journey.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Expert knowledge of HTML5 / CSS, Javascript, JQuery with exposure to at least one JavaScript framework (React, Angular, Vue) essential. Training can be provided on relevant frameworks, but you must have some commercial exposure to be considered.
  • Confident in creating cross browser, responsive templates
  • Understanding of UX and UI across desktop and mobile devices
  • Able to communicate well and build relationships with both internal & external project stakeholders
  • Any exposure to PHP or Node.js from a Back End stack would be advantageous but in no way a necessity.
  • Any passion for design will go a long way in this agency as their setup is naturally multichannel led so you will be involved throughout the design & development process

What’s In It For You:

  • Salary up to £50K depending on experience
  • Autonomy & flexibility to decide your own working arrangements & environment. Whatever works best for you!
  • Freedom & training to deep dive into various JavaScript frameworks as you control greenfield projects trough from conception
  • Annual training budget for conferences or courses

Don't hesitate, apply online today! Alternatively, for more information, call us on 0161 833 1044, or email

Please note due to high volumes of applications unfortunately we are not always able to respond to all unsuccessful applicants. However we wish everyone who applies the very best with their job search.

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