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Front End Developer - Node.js, Javascript, HTML, CSS, JSON, Restful API’s, Docker - North East

+ comprehensive benefits - IT
Ref: 250 Date Posted: Friday 30 Nov 2018
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At Difrent, we have an ambitious growth plan that will see us delivering cutting edge digital services to our Healthcare, Government and Corporate clients.

We’re now looking for a proactive and experienced Front End Developerwith experience of product development for web and mobile with hands on experience coding in with web and JS frameworks, specifically Node.JS. 

We want to speak to people who write beautiful code, with the successful candidate joining us at our new development centre/digital hub in the wonderful city of Newcastle.

In this role, you'll interact with our clients onhigh-profile digital projects, typically to help deliver a specific product via a multidisciplinary, highly skilled digital team. You'll be adept at working within complex digital projects. 



Front End Developer – Essential Skills:


  • An expert in product development for web and mobile with hands on experience coding in with web and JS frameworks, specifically Node.JS for the front end.
  • An expert in Agile software development methodologies and processes including CI, CD, TDD and automation
  • Understanding and use of responsive design
  • Use of newest web standards (HTML 5, CSS 3, LESS, SASS, etc)
  • Experience of integrating with JSON RESTful API
  • Knowledge of GIT
  • Able to write clean, elegant and performing code that is easy to test and maintain



Front End Developer – Desirable Skills:


  • An understanding of how to build accessible web applications.
  • An eye for design and knowledge of design tools and principles.
  • Experience working closely with UX to conform to the designs proposed
  • Experience in build/deploy automation through common DevOps tools and technologies (Jenkins, Puppet, Docker)
  • Knowledge of security authentication with Restful apis and session management using tokens
  • Familiarity working with GDS patterns.


If you’re an experienced Front End Developer professional looking for an exciting new challenge with a company that offers genuine career progression and personal development, this is a fantastic opportunity to join us at a really exciting time!


Our team comes from a variety of backgrounds and we welcome diversity – if you’re unsure, please apply!


Please note that candidates will need to apply for a DBS/criminal record check. 


Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

£45,000 to £55,000 p.a. depending on experience + comprehensive benefits package