Lead Web Developer

  • Black Sun Plc
  • London, UK
  • Jun 21, 2018
Full time Information Technology Developer

Job Description

Our Role:

If you’re bored of the same old repetitive programming, you’re ready for your next challenge, you want to lead, make a difference and add value and work with cutting edge technologies on large digital projects for global brands?  Well, we want to hear from you!

We have a great opportunity for a talented Senior Front End Developer to join our growing Application Development team. We are looking for someone to lead our front end team, to help mentor and grow our front end developers, to bring in new ideas and to shake up how we do things, and to produce high quality websites, intranets, etc. for our clients.

The successful candidate needs to be passionate about programming, enjoy motivating others and leading by example, have a proven ability to learn new skills and work on short sprints to meet tight deadlines, have a keen eye for detail, exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, and want to participate in building a world class programming team.

Your qualifications, experience and attributes: 

Extensive commercial experience of the following is essential (expert knowledge of):

  • HTML 5 & CSS 3 (XHTML, CSS, DOM)
  • JavaScript/AJAX, JQuery Framework and other JavaScript UI frameworks/patterns,
  • Pixel-perfect HTML rendition of Photoshop templates;
  • Image manipulation through Photoshop/The GIMP;
  • Strong attention to detail and quality;
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills necessary to build trust and respect both externally and internally;
  • Ability to manage many urgent and often conflicting priorities;
  • Flexibility and team focused, non-hierarchical approach with a ‘roll up your sleeves’ attitude to getting  the job done; and
  • A great sense of humour and fun!

Some commercial experience of the following would be highly beneficial:

  • Implementation of responsive design / mobile front-end development
  • Website testing experience with Cross Browser compatibility.
  • Knowledge of W3C WCAG 2.0;
  • CSS and box model; and
  • Good understanding of the different image types and when to use them.

A bit about us:

We are one of the UK's leading Stakeholder Communications agencies based in the beautiful grounds of Fulham Palace, London. Black Sun is an award winning, fast growing agency with over 100 employees, with offices in both London and Singapore. We work with some of the world's largest international organisations on a range of exciting digital communications projects.

What’s in it for you:

An impressive client list; our client list is seriously impressive; you will have the opportunity to work endless projects for large, multinational companies

Growth; at Black Sun we have a dedicated team who work towards developing and growing our people

A fun and friendly work community; you will have the chance to join a fresh, supportive and friendly work environment

Socials; A true Black Sunner loves a good social, whether it be summer sports activities, Bake Offs, our annual Christmas party...and did we mention a breakfast every Friday morning?

Benefits; we offer competitive salaries, generous benefits, a discretionary bonus scheme, 22 days holidays (as well as a holiday loyalty scheme) and remote working opportunities (and much more!)