JavaScript Developer

Permanent, London

We are seeking a capable JavaScript Developer to join our development team and take the next step in their career with us. The role will see the successful candidate join a talented front end team at Digirati and help to deliver projects and solutions for our customers. It is expected that the candidate will have minimum 2-3 years development experience.

The role will involve the development of JavaScript applications and responsive websites, working in a technology agnostic, collaborative, agile environment.

Candidate Profile

The ideal candidate will be an experienced front end developer with strong JavaScript knowledge and a proven track record in agency environments, comfortable working on agile projects, and able to estimate and deliver work reliably and consistently.

The candidate should have experience building web applications, a strong understanding of progressive enhancement, accessibility and semantic markup and use this knowledge to deliver high quality, cross-browser compatible solutions.

Excellent communication skills both written and verbal in both a technical and business domain are vital for this role. The candidate should also be excellent at self-managing with an ability to multi-task and stay organised, keeping the appropriate project team appraised of progress and escalating where appropriate.

Skills

We expect candidates will have experience with a reasonable number of the following and be able to quickly and effectively fill any gaps in their knowledge where required.

 Highly relevant

  • JavaScript / ES6
  • HTML5
  • SCSS
  • Good knowledge of API development and integration
  • An understanding of common software design patterns
  • React and Redux (or equivalent frameworks)
  • Responsive Web Design
  • Accessibility
  • Cross-browser/device testing
  • Git

 Nice to have

  • Experience with one or more back end technologies
  • Experience with IIIF
  • Node.js
  • Test Driven Development
  • Web performance
  • SEO
  • A degree in a science, engineering, technology or mathematics field

To apply please send a cover letter and CV to jobs@digirati.com

The perks

  • Research, Development & Learning (RDL)

    Each individual's RDL programme is unique and designed in collaboration with your line manager. You might spend this time doing formal certification, contributing to open source software or evaluating a new technology or mastering a framework you already know.

  • Bonus Scheme

    There is a 10% annual bonus scheme, of which 5% is based on personal performance and 5% on company profitability.

  • Pension Scheme

    Digirati will match your personal contribution to your pension by up to 5%.

  • Sabbatical

    Employees are entitled to a 4 week sabbatical after 5 years with the company which can be amalgamated with annual leave to provide an opportunity to take time out.

  • Referral Programme

    Employees will receive a £500 bonus if they refer a fellow employee who successfully completes their probation period.

  • Working from Home

    Employees will spend the majority of their time in the office but there is some scope for working from home at managerial discretion.

  • Flexitime

    Client schedules permitting we can be flexible when employees start and end work.