Fjord London

Junior Front End Designer

Junior Front-End Designer

We are looking for a Junior Client-Side Developer to join our Technical team. We’re a multi-disciplined team, using a variety of technologies and techniques.

We like Grunt, use Sass for a CSS and we’re not opposed to a spot of Vue. But at the heart of it, these are just tools to make life easier, we don’t let the tools get in the way of good development practices and neither should you.

Your role will be distributed between small and large projects equally, where you will work with and be guided by a senior developer.

You will be expected to present work and ideas clearly and methodically within the team and will be required to document large projects with the oversight of a senior team member. You’ll also work with designers in post-concept phases to realise designs and offers ideas/alternatives on routes to best complete a project.

As a team, we:

Facilitate and align communication between the client and the project team.
Ensure all aspects of projects are completed on-time and on-budget.
Possess strong organizational and time management skills, with attention to detail.

As a Junior Front-End Designer, you will:

Be able to work as part of a team
Work well and build relationships with other crafts
Earn respect with designers and project managers through ideas and the quality and efficiency of work
Be polite and helpful to others, actions reflect on the whole craft

Working together, we will:

Have specific opportunities to use our craft to make a difference in people’s lives.
Engage in ongoing activities that enable us to learn, practice, and evolve our discipline.
Collaborate on products and services that change the way our clients do business.

Set yourself apart:

The Junior Client-Side Developer will play a proactive role in their own learning, project development and time management, requiring a range of skills to facilitate this. We look to provide training and mentorship to compliment your existing skills:

Good knowledge of HTML, CSS and unobtrusive JavaScript techniques, how to apply them following industry standards, WCAG compliancy and browser compatibility
Proven track record of commercial web development experience
Knowledge of LAMP technologies, MySQL, PHP would be a bonus
Good knowledge of core Internet technologies, HTTP/S, SMTP, FTP, SSH etc.
Know why documentation and commenting of code is important
Basic knowledge of various Web API’s and how to integrate with 3rd party systems
CSS pre-processors (Primarily Sass using SCSS)
Keen interest in improving performance and workflow through efficient coding practices
You’ve use Gulp (or similar) as part of your workflow
You understand the importance of a mobile-first workflow
Experience of using Sass or other pre-processors
Solid knowledge of issues around responsive design and cross device support and testing
Experience of JavaScript and jQuery in particular
Familiarity with at least one of the following — ReactJS, AngularJS, VueJS, Polymer.
Familiarity with version control systems (Git in particular)
Keen eye for detail, with a passion for producing pixel-perfection

Your experience:

Excellent knowledge of HTML, CSS and unobtrusive JavaScript techniques, how to apply them following industry standards, DDA compliancy and browser quirks
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Design or related field.

We are a family of Fjordians. Our living culture and borderless playground provide us with space to thrive, following simple core values that inform everything we do. Be adventurous. Bring a vision. Make an impact. Rely on empathy. Nurture collaboration. Stay transparent. Be bold and generous in all you do.

Thanks to a unique partnership with Accenture, we’re able to do work that changes the world, and we’re always looking for kindred spirits.

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