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Front End Web Developer

If you are a skilled Front End Web Developer looking for a role where you can work on a wide range of different client projects, alongside a dedicated team of experts, then Edge of the Web have the perfect position for you.

Please note, this is a hybrid role - you will need to be able to work from our Warwick office 2 days per week. This is not a freelance or fully remote position.

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Who We Are

Edge of the Web are a small, excellent digital agency based in Warwick town centre. We’ve been around since 2008, and we work with loads of different types of clients, from startups to household names.

As part of our team, you’ll be working alongside experts in different fields, from development to digital marketing, producing high quality work that you’ll be proud of.

A team collaborating over design decisions

Front End Web Developer

  • Warwick, United Kingdom
  • A salary range of £23k-£30k, depending on your current skill set and experience
  • Full time, Mon-Fri, 9am - 5:30pm
  • Hybrid working role

Your Role

You’ll work across a wide variety of projects, including brand new website builds, making changes and updates to existing work, and helping to carry out proactive maintenance to past projects.

How We Work

We don’t micromanage our team so it’s important that you are organised, self-motivating and able to prioritise your workload.

We’re a busy agency, and sometimes you might have to dip in and out of projects. You need to be able to work independently and be a good problem solver. You’ll also need to be able to work in collaboration with the rest of the team, including with other departments.

In exchange, you’ll get the chance to work alongside some fantastic designers and developers, and the opportunity to deliver some fun, challenging projects.

Your Skills

For this role, it’s important that you have experience in the industry, either in-house or at another agency. However we don’t require a specific level of experience, and your motivation, ability and willingness to learn will also be a big factor.

Essential skills

  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • Basic PHP
  • Basic Vanilla Javascript
  • A passion for front end development
  • Be organised and able to hit your deadlines
  • Experience in a similar development role
  • Ability to work independently, but also collaboratively with different teams
  • An affinity for dogs - we have two office dogs (Buzz and Bruce) who are very friendly and are in the office most of the time
  • A portfolio with some examples of your work

Essential knowledge

  • How to use HTML5 elements correctly for usability & accessibility best practices
  • How to use modern CSS to turn a visual design into a functional website
    • Strong attention to detail
  • How to build a responsive website with a mobile first approach
  • An understanding of web optimisation with a focus on page speed
    • Knowledge and exposure to Core Web Vitals
  • Be able to write basic Javascript to make parts of a website interactive
  • Excellent knowledge of browser troubleshooting and debugging practices

Bonus skills and knowledge

  • BEM CSS Model
  • Git
  • Comfortable with jQuery
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Understanding of how package managers work (composer/yarn)
  • Understanding/experience of Wordpress
  • Comfortable setting up/transferring databases
  • Understanding of domains & hosting environments
  • Understanding of technical SEO and being able to apply that to a project build
  • The ability to extrapolate from a design without the need of full instructions/visuals from a designer

What You Get

For the right person, working at Edge of the Web gets you:

  • A great working environment, and the opportunity to work on a wide range of exciting projects
  • Regular staff nights out, a pool table, ping pong table and drinks fridge/bar in the office.
  • A salary range of £23k-£30k, depending on your current skill set and experience.
  • 23 days of holiday per year (plus bank holidays), as well as your birthday off.
  • Contributory pension scheme.

This is a hybrid role - you will need to be able to work from our Warwick office 2 days per week. This is not a freelance or fully remote position.

Join the team

Interested? Send us your CV, covering letter and work examples.

If we seem like a good fit, we'll ask you to come in for a chat - where we can learn more about you, you can learn more about us, and you can meet the dogs too!

If you don’t have a dedicated portfolio, please send some links to projects you’ve worked on. We can’t consider any applicants that don’t provide examples of their work.

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