Front End Developer (Preston)

We’re looking for a dynamic and talented Front End Developer to join our digital agency as we continue to grow. You’ll be working with our award-winning in-house development team in the heart of Preston city centre. Reporting to our Technical Director, you’ll work across a wide variety of client projects such as legacy and new websites, as well as across our innovative projects.

What we’re looking for is enthusiasm for overcoming a wide variety of coding challenges. who fully understands the latest cutting edge requirements when writing front-end code for multiple devices. Working within small project teams which are Agile and Scrum focused, we expect you to deliver beautiful and elegant experiences to maximise the UX.

If you’re looking for the next step up in your career, forward us your CV to mull over.


  • Version control systems, such as Git
  • Working knowledge of JavaScript, including jQuery
  • Knowledge of WordPress theme development
  • Basic understanding of PHP
  • Experience in Photoshop or Sketch and pulling assets from both


  • Experience with Bootstrap and/or similar front-end framework (e.g. Foundation)
  • Task runners such as Grunt or Gulp
  • Experience writing BEM/OOCSS
  • Twig or similar template engine experience
  • Experience working in an Agile team
  • An understanding of performance and scalability
  • ES6
  • JavaScript framework experience such as React, Angular etc.
  • Knowledge of Atomic design principles
  • Experience working in an Agile team
  • An understanding of performance and scalability

Why Choose Soap Media?

  • Develop your career with one of the leading digital agencies
  • Work with some of the UK’s biggest brands and be involved with bleeding edge learning that brings
  • Develop your skill set in a challenging and rewarding environment with R&D time and personal development time
  • Budget towards books, training and personal development
  • Competitive salary
  • Work in a friendly atmosphere where our team of experts is always ready to help
  • Social events such as bowling, go-karting, and paintballing – the usual sort of stuff
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Work in a grade A studio environment located in the heart of the city centre in a recently refurbished 3 storey print house

Do you have what it takes?

Apply today

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