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Senior Front End Developer

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Excellent salary + bonus + benefits

We are currently looking to recruit a Senior User Interface Developer to join our UI team and take a lead role in designing and developing the user interface for Yell.com.

With over 10 million users a month, Yell.com holds a prominent position in the UK’s online industries. Over the coming months, we are looking to push the boundaries of our user interface to maintain and improve our usage and user satisfaction.

As part of the Technology team, with your help we will use the latest technologies to design exciting new interactions for desktop and mobile browsers.

We require an excellent designer and front-end developer who can lead the way in creating cutting edge interfaces for one of the largest profile websites in the UK.

Role responsibilities

  • Design usable journeys and interfaces for Yell.com search, reviews, videos, maps
  • Lead the 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)
  • Design and build for modern mobile & tablets - iPad, iPhone, Android, Blackberry etc
  • Prototype new ideas to promote usage, improve efficiencies or explore new technology
  • Mentor and/or line-manage junior members of team
  • Resource and plan roadmap for UI improvements across Yell
  • Be an evangelist for the importance of good user interface across business
  • Organise user testing required on any journeys
  • Analyse usage data and current user journeys to spot opportunities for improvement

Minimum Requirements

  • Excellence in designing and delivering usable web interfaces (with supporting portfolio)
  • Expert in CSS, HTML and Javascript
  • Expert using jQuery
  • Proven use and knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3
  • Experience creating interfaces for iPhone (or iPad) and other mobile devices.
  • Experience working in data-driven website using JSP/JSTL or PHP
  • Self-starter with proven personal or business portfolio using above technologies.
  • Working in a scrum (agile) environment
  • Confident presenter – can translate complex topics to developers and stakeholders alike

Nice to haves

  • Management of MVT / A-B testing campaigns
  • Written articles on UI best practice
  • Experience working on GIS/Mapping solutions
  • Familiarity with Omniture – implementing tags and analysing data
  • Knowledge of SEO principles
  • Strong understanding of Content Management Systems and Version Control software.

Salary level will be dependent upon experience and can be discussed on receipt of application.

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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