Front End Web Developer

Discipline: Programming

Location: Cambridge

Employment Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 02 March 2020

Salary: Competitive

Front End Web Developer

Frontier are the studio behind Jurassic World Evolution, Elite Dangerous, Planet Coaster and Planet Zoo. We are Britain’s biggest independent publisher and developer of videogames, based among the world-leading technology cluster in the historic city of Cambridge, England.

As part of our departments continued growth, we have an exciting opportunity for a Front-end Web Developer to join our creative services team. The role concentrates on the construction and maintenance of Frontier’s ever expanding portfolio of websites, helping us to create and elevate the company’s online presence of all Frontier projects.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a studio with a proven track record of delivering successful AAA titles and to play an important role in our continued success. This opportunity presents the perfect environment for an individual to grow and progress within the industry, with scope for the development and expansion of skills across all major media and technology disciplines.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Assisting with building and maintaining our portfolio of websites
  • Working with the team to devise fresh approaches to UX and UI
  • Providing key tools to our customers

About you:

  • Work collaboratively with the Publishing team and other stakeholders to deliver high quality websites to deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members 
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • A quick learner who is willing to adapt to new tools and frameworks.

Qualifications and Experience: 

Essential:

  • In depth knowledge of modern Javascript, including ECMA Script 6
  • A thorough understanding of HTML 5
  • A comprehensive knowledge of SASS or LESS and modern CSS structure
  • Good documentation skills.
  • Experience using version control software such as Git or SVN.

Desirable: 

  • Recent experience with modern frontend frameworks. Vue Js, React, Angular.
  • Experience in writing strongly typed Typescript.
  • Experience theming within the Drupal environment.
  • Working with public and private RESTful API’s.
  • Working with in Linux and Windows environments.
  • Containerized Services (Docker).

You will be joining a friendly team at an exciting time, therefore an easy going, responsive nature is essential, as is the ability to work under pressure and maintain excellent communication at all times.

Please provide a link to your portfolio highlighting no more than five projects / examples of work you feel best exemplifies your design approach, plus your CV. Work should be sent digitally as a link or a PDF.

What we can offer you:

At Frontier we believe your work should be rewarding in every way. We offer the chance to work on blockbuster franchises and world-leading IP in a studio environment considered one of the best places to work in the UK.

We also offer a range of flexible benefits to our 500+ team, including life assurance, private family healthcare, pension, flexitime working hours, enhanced maternity/paternity package, in-house catering, support with relocation, a Cycle to Work scheme and free bike servicing, regular in-house wellbeing sessions, regular social events, and annual bonus and sharesave schemes for everyone to share in the studio’s success.

We welcome and encourage applications from qualified candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.

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