Undergraduate Front End Developer

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Salary & Benefits
Excellent Salary & Benefits

We have an exciting new opportunity for 2 Junior Front End Developer’s to join us on a 1 year Undergraduate placement in our Reading Head Offices. This position will sit within our yell.com team where you will gain valuable hands on experience from our talented Head of Web Engineering, Senior Front End Developers and UX Design team.

As an Undergraduate Front End Developer we would like you to have knowledge of designing and creating applications from scratch, not just updating templates. An understanding of how to deploy code would also be advantageous. This will be a fast paced opportunity within a relaxed working environment with lots to learn for any new Undergraduate Front End Developer.

Yell are proud to have been recognised as one of the UK’s 25 best companies to work for in 2016 according to Glassdoor.

The role

  • Design and implement usable journeys and interfaces for Yell.com search, reviews, videos, maps.
  • Provide interface design and development across agile/scrum projects - working alongside Front End Developers, Design team, Tech Leads, Java Developers, Product Owners and Quality Professionals.
  • 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.

The person

  • Inquisitive Undergraduate within passion and willingness to learn.
  • Studying towards a Computer Science Software Engineering Degree and eligible to take a year placement opportunity.
  • Understanding of HTML, CSS JavaScript and/or jQuery.
  • Mindful of best design, page weight and caching practices to ensure highly performant pages and load times.

The company

For almost 50 years Yell has specialised in helping small and medium sized businesses find and connect with customers. By combining leading edge technology with our decades of local marketing experience, we are driven to help businesses achieve their ambitions.

Our values; Knowledge, Relationships, Integrity, Passion & Results really matter and how we work is just as important as what we do.

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.


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