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Front-End Architect

Job Title: Front-End Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kingston upon Thames, Surrey
Salary: £55 - £60 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH54780_1502813349
Contact Name: Charlotte O'loughlin
Contact Email: c.oloughlin@parity.net
Job Published: August 15, 2017 17:09

Job Description

Front End Architect

Perm. Global FMCG. Surrey. £55-£60k. Bonus Excellent benefits

Front End Architect required to join a global FMCG organisation in Surrey. This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the worlds most recognised companies and be involved in exciting projects to help to create multi-channel, data driven, consumer led engagement across brands. You will be an expert in Front End technologies and also have excellent communication and stakeholder management skills.

The role

  • Help to build technology solutions that will create a holistic view of the consumer, encompassing all consumer data touch points globally. Moving away from a siloed, brand led, channel based approach in favour of an always on, multi-channel, data driven, consumer led engagement across brands. Engaging the right consumer at the right time about the right products in the right place.
  • Build high quality mobile first, cross-browser compatible websites, working together with the agencies to set the standards and best practices for the team and ensure that these are adhered to by conducting automated code reviews.
  • Work alongside the Platform Development team to support them implementing front-end code into the brand sites and troubleshooting any performance related issues.

Main Accountabilities

  • Expert knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript and JS frameworks
  • Experience with build tools like Grunt or similar tools
  • Strong working knowledge developing cross platform/browser compatible web applications
  • Familiarity with and adherence to HTML5 web standards and current accessibility standards
  • Familiarity with linting or other code quality tools like SonarCube.
  • Develop front end code with performance, scalability and accessibility in mind.
  • Develop reusable code and libraries
  • Knowledge of Version Control Systems
  • Experience with server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as SASS
  • Maintain awareness of industry standards and best practices
  • Ability to separate server side and client side performance issues for proper analysis and solutioning.
  • Building mobile-first, cross-browser compatible, high performing websites
  • Review technical feasibility of Design and UX
  • Develop and manage a Front End Coding Standards document for adoption across the platform
  • Work closely with 3rd party agencies, to ensure a governance process is in place to meet the coding standards
  • Support developers with integration of front end code into CMS, ensuring a governance process in place to meet the coding standards
  • Take ownership of prototype lab site and QA before integration with the CMS.
  • Develop a process to ensure all fixes and changes happen and are signed off in the lab site before integration with the CMS.
  • Experience of testing techniques and planning
  • Deliver technical presentations to internal staff to share knowledge and best practices

For more information please apply now.

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