Front End Developer

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Yell.com is going through one if its most exciting periods in its history, we are transforming one of the most well established consumer facing sites in the UK. We are seeking a passionate and experienced Front End Developer to join our Reading based team, on a permanent basis. This is a fantastic and unique opportunity for an experienced software engineer to build a product for the very same company you work for.

The role will involve creating and maintaining beautiful clean code that creates cutting edge interfaces for one of the largest profile websites in the UK. If you are looking to embark on an exciting new career path with a company where you can really make a difference then this is the opportunity for you.

The Role:

  • Design and implement usable journeys and interfaces for Yell.com search, reviews, videos, maps. Be an evangelist for the importance of good user interface across business
  • Provide interface design and development across agile/scrum projects - working alongside Tech Leads, Java, Developers, Product Owners and QA
  • Build using the latest client-side technologies for all modern browsers (HTML5 & CSS3 where possible)
  • Application of HTML Design principles and build practices for browsers in smartphones & tablets
  • Prototype new ideas to promote usage, improve efficiencies or explore new technology

The Person:

  • Excellence in designing and delivering usable web interfaces (with supporting portfolio)
  • Expert in CSS, HTML, Javascript and jQuery or similar.
  • Experience creating responsive interfaces for iPhone (or iPad) and other mobile devices.
  • Experience working in data-driven website using Freemarker, JSP/JSTL or PHP
  • Self-starter with proven personal or business portfolio using above technologies.
  • Mindful of best design, page weight and caching practices to ensure highly performant pages and load times

In order to be considered for this role you must be able to demonstrate proof of eligibility to work in the UK and hold a valid work visa if applicable.

The Company:

We are a hibu company. In the UK, we operate under the customer-facing Yell brand, drawing on the heritage of our Yell.com and Yellow Pages products, and the affection consumers and our customers have had for them over a number of years. Our important hibu-branded digital products range includes websites, search and display products.

We are in the business of helping small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) be found by consumers. How we do that continues to advance with technology. Our global resources help give local business a competitive edge in finding customers in a fast changing world.

Our core purpose has always been to help SMEs be found by consumers looking for specific products and services in their locality.

Our origins lie in our iconic printed directory products. We then began to build out new products and services, such as directory assistance, through utilising other channels and new technology. We have now developed a full range of digital media, which started with the introduction of digital directories, available to consumers through desktop, smartphone and other devices.

We offer businesses high quality marketing solutions underpinned by leading edge technology.

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