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Ayima

Front End Developer

– London, London, City of
Employment Type Full-Time

The Company

We pride ourselves on creating industry leading, award-winning work and our employees are at the very heart of that.  Our team consists of the smartest, most creative minds in digital, covering SEO, Paid Media, Analytics, Content Marketing and Design & Development.  We also have our own bespoke technology that helps us to consistently deliver exceptional work for our clients.  Now we are on the hunt for more talented people to join us to raise the bar even higher.  

Overview

We’re looking for a Developer with an expertise in front end technology and templating systems in PHP based CMSs and/or modern PHP Frameworks. You will have been instrumental in delivering a number of successful projects you’d be proud to tell us all about, and you’ll have a strong understanding of the technology behind them all. 

You’ll be joining a well established development team that works across external and internal product based projects. The focus of this role will be helping us increase the speed of development on our various products and making compelling and useful frontend experiences for our users. You will be working with the rest of the Design and Development team on delivering new products and new product features while helping to maintain existing products and systems. There will also be a lesser focus on client facing development such as landing pages or CMS development, as required by the needs of the business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working with  the Head of Development,  Product Manager, Lead Developer and key stakeholders from requirements gathering to completion and beyond
  • Implement new products and new features for existing systems or helping to maintain existing systems
  • Create in-depth and non-technical documentation where necessary
  • Involvement in every level of the development process - from advising and participating in the planning process to taking projects all the way to delivery, either as the sole developer or part of a bigger team

Competencies

Required skills and knowledge:

  • Confidence to build fairly complex single page applications that can consume APIs, and everything that entails
  • Expert in HTML and CSS
  • Expert with vanilla javascript
  • Experience with some other major JS frameworks or libraries such as Angular, React or VueJS
  • CSS frameworks such as Foundation or Bootstrap
  • Working knowledge of templating languages such as Blade or Twig
  • Experience with PHP, particularly as it relates to front end work
  • Experience working with Shopify
  • Experience building Wordpress themes
  • Excellent communication skills including requirements gathering and liaising with non-technical team members on technical subjects
  • Photoshop or Sketch experience, i.e. you can take a .psd and slice it up as needed

Advantageous skills or experience: 

  • Theme creation in Wordpress, Shopify and other CMSs
  • Some level of SEO knowledge
  • Any work or experience with NodeJS
  • Experience with modern PHP frameworks such as Laravel and Symfony a huge plus

There are many reasons to work for Ayima, including:

  • Competitive salary that reflects contribution
  • Comprehensive health, dental and pension packages for every employee
  • 25 days paid holiday, Christmas shut down plus the standard bank holidays
  • Competitive training budget

A culture built around our employees

  • Become a pivotal part of the most talented digital team on the planet
  • Enjoy a relaxed, welcoming and collaborative work environment that rewards entrepreneurs
  • Be the master of your own destiny with a structure to help you develop your role
  • Flexibility around 9-6, we know you have a life outside of the office

We work in exceptional spaces

  • Awesome Farringdon office in one of London’s most iconic buildings
  • A fully stocked office kitchen, beer fridge, great coffee and regular team lunches
  • Pool, table tennis and arcade machines for ‘creative thinking’ time
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  • Location
    London, London, City of
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
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