• Front End Developer - Web & App

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(25/06/2019 13:35)
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  • Overview

    We are looking for a number of Front-end Developers with experience in Drupal theming for our growing Global Delivery Centre operations in Chennai. By joining us, you will be part of the world’s largest production agency, have the opportunity to work closely with global teams, and produce some great work by servicing over 40 of the top 100 global brands.


    Front-end Drupal Developers are expected to have a good working knowledge in Drupal and modern front-end technologies. Their responsibilities will include setting up new themes, managing image styles and field display settings, adding default content to support their development, and managing their tickets and merge request in Jira and Gitlab.

    All members of the development team are expected to be proactive in raising potential issues and improvements, to look beyond the specifications and deliver best practice and a great experience for our users.


    Key tasks and responsibilities include:

    • Analyse the project requirement, functional specifications and build appropriate solutions
    • Build reusable code and libraries
    • Ensure technical feasibility of visual designs
    • Ensure seamless integration with back end Drupal components
    • Optimise application for maximum speed, scalability and performance
    • Work cohesively with Project Managers, Technical Lead, production and QA teams to ensure deliverables are to time and quality
    • Proactive in nature, identifying the risks, issues and improvement opportunities, and communicate through appropriate channels
    • Directly responsible for the technical and creative quality of Hogarth’s Digital products
    • Responsible for contributing to central pool of technical knowledge and sharing of best practices with other staff



    • Between 4 and 7 years of experience in a similar role with experience in Drupal 8 integration


    Must have:

    • Experience in writing/managing, themes in Drupal 8/7
    • Experience working with multisite
    • Experience of atomic design principals
    • Experience with Drupal 8/7 template system
    • Twig – with multilingual and component-based architecture
    • Modern CSS using pre-processors such as SASS, and methodologies such as OOCSS and BEM
    • Drupal preprocesses
    • Understanding of Drupal 8 libraries systems
    • Confidence with Drupal site building – managing image styles and theme settings
    • Experience with web technologies: HTML5, CSS, SASS, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, JSON
    • Strong understanding of Git version control
    • Good communication skills, and interpersonal skills under demanding timescales and clients

    Good to have:

    • Experience working in Waterfall and Agile methodologies; ability to work efficiently in aggressive sprints is a plus
    • Confident personality with a ‘can-do’ service attitude
    • Attention to detail and commitment to quality
    • Positive and proactive attitude towards problem solving, tight deadlines, and mostly importantly in supporting colleagues


    • Experience working in Waterfall and Agile methodologies; ability to work efficiently in aggressive sprints


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