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FULL-TIME FULL-STACK WEB DESIGNER DEVELOPER WITH STRONG UX EXPERIENCE

An Introduction to Angle

Angle are a strategic brand, website development and digital marketing agency based in Kent. We have an eclectic portfolio of clients including blue chip, local authorities and SME’s, all rubbing shoulders with national organisations. We love talking to everyone.

What this means for you is the opportunity of working with a lively group of designers, developers and project managers, all offering a wealth of experience. The opportunity offers working hours of 9-5 within the modern offices of Discovery Park boasting onsite cafeteria and a playroom area to unwind on your lunch break.

 

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic UX-focused Front-End Web Developer with a proven background in creating User Experience wireframes (UI Experience would be an advantage). Self-motivated and versatile in your approach to responsibilities, this role will see you working from the initial ‘client kick off meetings’ and project brief before creating well-designed and thought-out UX that will form the basis of the project. You will be confident in highlighting your ideas through regularly scheduled internal and client meetings, where ideas and constructive criticisms are always invited and encouraged. Comfortable in working alongside the design team you will be the bridge between UI design and technical implementation. This role requires you to be comfortable working under pressure and will see you playing an important role in defining the way a project looks, as well as how it is to be used from a user’s point of view.

Aside from the UX/UI element to the role we are ideally looking for someone who can turn their hand to WordPress and even Craft CMS. This is not essential, however, having an interest in developing your skills is a must.

 

Main Responsibilities

  • Coding to the highest of quality to ensure your code is bug-free and the smooth transition to the back-end development team
  • Offer ideas and insights to client and colleagues alike, to ensure Angle continue to offer the best-performing websites to our clients
  • Highlight the required templates and user journeys of the project through creative wireframe designs using Balsamiq or similar
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of the UX designs before they are passed onto the UI designers
  • Confidently communicate with other team members and clients

 

Skills, Qualifications and Desirables

  • Ability to code with accessibility and SEO in mind
  • Fluent in HTML5 / CSS3 (SASS) / Javascript
  • Working knowledge in Javascript Frameworks such as jQuery
  • Comfortable with using the Gulp toolkit
  • Experience with a front-end framework such as Bootstrap/Foundation/SemanticUI
  • Competent in Adobe Photoshop, Sketch or another leading design package with experiencing designing websites from scratch
  • Experience in other coding platforms and Content Management Systems especially SASS-based Shopify or similar
  • Can introduce new processes to the agency
  • Knowledge of ReactJS would be awesome
  • ​Knowledge of C# (or Swift) for iOS App Development would be awesome
  • ​Knowledge of Craft CMS would be awesome

 

Would you fit in at Angle?

  • A hard worker that always go that extra mile
  • A good communicator
  • Have good work ethics
  • A good attendance track-record
  • Confident in voicing your ideas and critiques
  • A team player
  • Have sense of humour
  • A person that thrives to be the best and has drive
  • A creative thinker
  • Ability to work outside the box, learning new things and working within roles that are outside of your usual responsibilities

 

If you can say yes to all the above…In return, we can offer…

 

  • Salary is £25-30k, alternatively if you're worth more, let us know why
  • Developer day per month
  • Remote working days (or, if you're not local - let's work out a remote working plan)
  • A progression plan within the company (including salary)
  • 20 days’ holiday plus bank holidays (Christmas shutdown possible at the discretion of the company)
  • A relaxed agency environment (most of the time)
  • Use of the onsite ‘playroom’
  • Profit-share of any new business you bring to the company
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