• Senior Front-End Developer

    Posted Date 4 months ago(28/03/2019 16:32)
    Job ID
    2019-2989
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Location(s)
    UK-London
    Category
    Technology
  • Overview

    Senior Front-End Developer

     

    The Company:

    HWW is a fast-growing division of WPP group. The group is headquartered in London but is present in many markets around the world, working through three global hubs (Singapore, New York and London) and with customer service and production facilities in multiple countries across every continent.

     

    HWW is an expert provider of marketing communications and advertising production services across Broadcast, Print and Digital media with a full suite of services that can take a creative advertising or promotional concept and deliver it, translated and culturally adapted, in whatever the required medium into every target market in the world, with better turnaround times, higher quality, more functional technology and more effective return on production investment than any competitive offering.

     

    Our clients are the world’s leading brands in consumer goods, financial services, automotive and electronics and we therefore compete in markets that demand the absolute highest standards of quality, customer care, reliability and value. Culturally, we seek to combine the entrepreneurial enthusiasm and creativity of an agency start up with the standards and delivery of a world class professional services business. We are a culturally diverse organisation in a period of transition. We currently have around 4,000 full time employees representing the results of 10 years of continuous growth since start up.

     

    The Department:

     

    Team Hoxton:

     

    Hoxton is a Global Hogarth production automation platform for simple and data drive media campaigns, designed to reduce friction by seamlessly integrating into existing workflows and ad tech. Allowing 1000s of creativity roots and versions to be created for the next personalization ad.

    Hoxton is the next big platform in Hogarth and the WPP group. Looking to integrate AI, work with Adobe sensei to improve personalised ads from a production angle. The Hoxton team is 8 people, growing at speed, which sits within the Global Digital Department, working with the big best brands around the world.

    Responsibilities

    The Role:

     

    About you:

     

    Hoxton senior front-end developers are passionate creative technologists who provide experience and expertise to the front-end and product teams to create experiences that delight. You’ll be working closely with fellow developers and experience design to solution, manage and deliver projects at an exciting pace and global scale.

     

    Responsibilities:

     

    • Create efficient, reusable and flexible UI components using modern development
    • Consistently develop and deliver high-quality, low-defect, maintainable and robust
    • Ensure quality through adherence to technical best practice and through mentorship, feedback and paired
    • Maintain a finger-on-the-pulse awareness of new technologies and best practices, with an eye on how they could be introduced to our stack, including experimentation and developing proof of concepts.
    • Working end-to-end with business stake holders to provide technical solution recommendations which align to the client’s business and technology strategy.
    • Working with team members to learn, mentor and push the bar

     

    Requirements:

    • Strong and demonstrable experience in building Single Page Applications injs
    • Strong expertise in modern front-end tooling and techniques (e.g.OOCSS,BEM,Gulp/Grunt, NodeJS,).
    • Familiarity with working with the commandline (and commandline-based tools).
    • Experience with cross-browser development and
    • Experience with version control (Git preferred, with knowledge of common branching models).
    • Passionate for technology–curiosity towards new and emerging technology within web, cloud and multi-form-factor development, languages, frameworks and methodologies.

     

    Highly valued:

    • Fluency in native JavaScript, and familiarity withECMAScript2015/2016
    • Additional knowledge in at least one other SPA framework (e.g.Angular,React,Ember)
    • Experience with the principals of Flux, Redux, Vuex and state management in Single Page
    • Experience with Apollo andGraphQL
    • Experience with Agile development
    • Experience with modern DevOps workflow 
    • Scrum & Agileexperience
    • Understanding of User Experience concepts, techniques and Provenability to scope and estimate level of effort for the development of solution features and or functionality.
    • Experience with JavaScript automated testing (e.g.Mocha,Chai,js,orsimilar).
    • Understanding of Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery and Continuous
    • Experience with Test-driven Development and Behavior-drivenDevelopment
    • Usedtogettingfeaturesoutquicklyandimprovingbasedon

     

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