Software Engineer (Frontend)

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Job ID:

3592736

Location:

Kent 

Category:

Engineering

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per year
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Job Views:

112

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

23.11.2017
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Job Description:

Software Engineer (Frontend)  Zoopla is looking for skilled and enthusiastic frontend softwareengineers to join our team in building some of the UKs most popularbrands. Our award winning websites attract over 50 million visits permonth, and our engineering team are at the forefront of it.  Its an exciting time for us on the frontend as were redeveloping ourwhole site to a unified responsive design served by a new Node.js /Express / Handlebars architecture. Our platform is built on Amazon WebServices and utilises Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery.  Youll be part of a cross-functional agile team that typically comprisesfrontend and backend developers, QA, UX and visual designers and aproduct owner. Teams choose the methodology that best suits them andhave regular planning, retro and demo sessions.  Key Responsibilities  Work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team to deliver new features for the Zoopla websites. Write HTML, CSS and JavaScript according to best practices Work with UX and visual designers to take creative concepts from early stages through to live pages, building engaging websites and user interfaces Ensure high performance web experiences across mobile and desktop devices Apply best practices for accessibility and SEO Work well in a team context adapting to and influencing team practices   Skills required:  Essential:  HTML: semantic markup for flexible reuse and accessibility CSS: good understanding of modern techniques and recent CSS advances JavaScript: ability to code ES5, ES6 without relying on frameworks and libraries Knowledgeable and comfortable with Agile development practices Responsive Design: using progressive enhancement and mobile-first approaches to create experiences that work everywhere and for everyone Good knowledge of unit and functional testing Some familiarity with Node.js Knowledge of automation using npm Solid understanding of UX concerns with the ability to provide feedback to designers to improve prototypes and designs Experience with medium to large web development projects, working in a team that includes front and backend developers, product owners, QA testers, and UX/visual design specialists Good understanding of Git  Desired:  Experience with Node.js, Express and templating engines such as Handlebars CSS processing e.g. Sass, PostCSS, Less etc. Working with public and private RESTful APIs No stranger to the command line  Working with us:  Were based in a vibrant area thats full of history. Built on the siteof the old Courage brewery, our "Cooperage" offices arelocated right next to Tower Bridge on the south side of the Thames.  Our workplace has a free gym, games room, in-house barista and freebreakfasts / snacks. These are just part of an extensive wider benefitspackage that includes a generous contributory pension, bonus schemes,life assurance and much more.  About ZPG Plc ()   ZPG Plc (LSE:ZPG) ("ZPG") owns and operates some of the UKsmost trusted property and household-related digital brands includingZoopla, uSwitch, PrimeLocation, Money and Hometrack.   ZPG helps empower smarter property and household decisions. It has anunrivalled proposition with its websites and mobile apps attracting over50 million visits per month and over 25,000 business partners using itsservices.   ZPG was founded in 2007 and has a highly experienced management team,led by Founder & CEO, Alex Chesterman OBE. - provided by Dice AGILE, AMAZON WEB SERVICES, HTML, JAVASCRIPT, MOBILE, NODE.JS, QA, SEO, WEB DEVELOPMENT
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Software Engineer (Frontend)

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Job ID:

3592736

Location:

Kent 

Category:

Engineering

Salary:

per year
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Job Views:

112

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

23.11.2017
col-wide   

Job Description:

Software Engineer (Frontend)  Zoopla is looking for skilled and enthusiastic frontend softwareengineers to join our team in building some of the UKs most popularbrands. Our award winning websites attract over 50 million visits permonth, and our engineering team are at the forefront of it.  Its an exciting time for us on the frontend as were redeveloping ourwhole site to a unified responsive design served by a new Node.js /Express / Handlebars architecture. Our platform is built on Amazon WebServices and utilises Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery.  Youll be part of a cross-functional agile team that typically comprisesfrontend and backend developers, QA, UX and visual designers and aproduct owner. Teams choose the methodology that best suits them andhave regular planning, retro and demo sessions.  Key Responsibilities  Work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team to deliver new features for the Zoopla websites. Write HTML, CSS and JavaScript according to best practices Work with UX and visual designers to take creative concepts from early stages through to live pages, building engaging websites and user interfaces Ensure high performance web experiences across mobile and desktop devices Apply best practices for accessibility and SEO Work well in a team context adapting to and influencing team practices   Skills required:  Essential:  HTML: semantic markup for flexible reuse and accessibility CSS: good understanding of modern techniques and recent CSS advances JavaScript: ability to code ES5, ES6 without relying on frameworks and libraries Knowledgeable and comfortable with Agile development practices Responsive Design: using progressive enhancement and mobile-first approaches to create experiences that work everywhere and for everyone Good knowledge of unit and functional testing Some familiarity with Node.js Knowledge of automation using npm Solid understanding of UX concerns with the ability to provide feedback to designers to improve prototypes and designs Experience with medium to large web development projects, working in a team that includes front and backend developers, product owners, QA testers, and UX/visual design specialists Good understanding of Git  Desired:  Experience with Node.js, Express and templating engines such as Handlebars CSS processing e.g. Sass, PostCSS, Less etc. Working with public and private RESTful APIs No stranger to the command line  Working with us:  Were based in a vibrant area thats full of history. Built on the siteof the old Courage brewery, our "Cooperage" offices arelocated right next to Tower Bridge on the south side of the Thames.  Our workplace has a free gym, games room, in-house barista and freebreakfasts / snacks. These are just part of an extensive wider benefitspackage that includes a generous contributory pension, bonus schemes,life assurance and much more.  About ZPG Plc ()   ZPG Plc (LSE:ZPG) ("ZPG") owns and operates some of the UKsmost trusted property and household-related digital brands includingZoopla, uSwitch, PrimeLocation, Money and Hometrack.   ZPG helps empower smarter property and household decisions. It has anunrivalled proposition with its websites and mobile apps attracting over50 million visits per month and over 25,000 business partners using itsservices.   ZPG was founded in 2007 and has a highly experienced management team,led by Founder & CEO, Alex Chesterman OBE. - provided by Dice AGILE, AMAZON WEB SERVICES, HTML, JAVASCRIPT, MOBILE, NODE.JS, QA, SEO, WEB DEVELOPMENT