Front End Developer

Soap’s mission is to deliver the maximum value to our clients and their projects, acting as an extension of their business, integrating seamlessly to deliver on the goals and objectives. As we continue to grow we’re looking to add a new member to our excellent and highly skilled team.

As a Front End Developer at Soap Media you’ll be working with our award-winning in-house development team in the heart of Preston city centre. You’ll work across a wide variety of client projects, from brand new website builds, supporting legacy software, and the opportunity to be involved with our other innovative development projects.

We’re looking for someone filled with enthusiasm to overcome a wide variety of coding challenges. Someone who fully understands the latest cutting edge requirements when writing front-end code to display on different devices. Someone who can work well within small project agile teams which are Scrum focused. Someone with experience delivering beautiful and elegant experiences to maximise the UX and enhance the user journey.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • 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

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • 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
  • 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
  • Beer Fridays
  • Social events such as bowling, go-karting, and paintballing – the usual sort of stuff
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Staff perks and benefits via Perkbox (e.g. discounted cinema tickets, free Cafe Nero coffee, shopping discounts + more)
  • Work in a grade A studio environment located in the heart of the city centre in a recently refurbished 3 storey print house

If you’re looking for the next step up in your career, send us your CV and we’ll be in touch.

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