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JavaScript Developer

Newcastle/Remote

Permanent

£32-35k

 

Layers prides itself on a holistic approach to the creative strategic design on all our projects, combining our technical knowledge with creativity and visual style to create disruptive and innovative solutions.

 

Into our 5th year, we currently have an exciting opportunity to join our growing team as a Javascript Developer. 

 

You will play a vital role, bringing your experience, sharing your ideas and skills with the team to create together the best bespoke solutions for our clients.

 

As part of our in-house team, you will be self-motivated to organise your own workload, be hands-on and encouraged to create your best work in an agile and collaborative environment.

 

The Role:

  • Working closely with Back End Engineering and Product Teams to create enhancements to our web applications and websites 
  • Collaborating with a team of developers to design end-to-end, industry-leading systems and solutions 
  • Seeing a product from conception to market by working closely with the Product team and contributing to the feedback loop.
  • Taking full ownership of the Front End codebase and implementing coding standards that promote best practices and consistency. 
  • Developing new features that conform to acceptance criteria set by the product team. 
  • Investigating and identifying fixes to bugs that have been raised by the QA team.
  • Collaborating to ensure this multi-faceted system’s delivery is to internal specifications and requirements. 
  • Staying up to date with new technology and willing to bring new ideas to the team 
  • Mentoring a junior team member in their development within this field

 

Skills & Experience:

Essential

  • Excellent knowledge of HTML, CSS(SCSS) and Javascript(ES6)
  • Awareness of established Javascript libraries/frameworks and experience in developing web applications in React, Vue.js or Angular
  • Experience in developing high-quality and responsive web applications
  • Experience in using and to some extent co-developing RESTful Web Services and APIs
  • Fluent with Version Control (GIT)
  • Experience with cross-browser and device testing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

Nice to haves

  • Experience with mentoring Junior developers
  • Experience in Unit and Integration Testing
  • Experience in building applications with React & NodeJS
  • Experience with working in an Agile environment
  • Experience in Sketch

 

3 years (Javascript) Experience required 

 

Our offices are based in Newcastle City Centre. We are open to providing a flexible working environment and the ability to work from home.

 

If this sounds like you and would like to be a part of the Layers team, tell us by sending your CV and cover letter. 

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