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Junior Developer

  • Job reference: 923527
  • Location: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Life Sciences, IT
  • Date posted: 24/01/2019

Orion Group are recruiting for a Junior Developer on behalf of our Multinational Pharmaceutical Client on an initial 6 month contract based in the Buckinghamshire Area.

Front-end developer job description:

You will require knowledge and experience of coding emails and websites using a wide range of front-end coding languages. You will require strong experience and experience in CMS platform Drupal. You will work closely with our Web Designer to transform ideas and concepts into built solutions.

Role responsibilities:

* Coding of emails and websites using HTML, CSS and JavaScript that is mobile responsiveness and works across all major email clients
* Make changes to email code on the fly while still maintaining code structure
* Update HTML templates
* Ability to quickly develop and/or interpret a creative idea into a design execution
* Design, build, and maintain high performance, reusable, and reliable code.
* Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications developed
* Willingness to learn, troubleshoot and set up processes for new technology and projects
* Be able to juggle multiple projects and deadlines at once

Technical skills required:

* Strong knowledge and experience of a wide range of front end coding languages and open source technologies for email and web including;
o HTML 5 (mandatory)
o CSS3 (mandatory)
o Java (desirable)
o Drupal version 7 (mandatory)
* Knowledge and experience of using bootstrap or similar web development framework
* Strong responsive and cross device coding knowledge and experience
* Knowledge and experience with image and HTML coding optimization for email
* Knowledge and experience of cross-device and cross-browser development
* Knowledge and experience of cross-platform email techniques for major email clients such as Outlook, Gmail, Yahoo, and Apple Mail, etc

Technical skills desirable (but not mandatory):

* Creative and have a good eye for design and user experience
* Not an expert in Photoshop, InDesign but have an eye for aesthetics
* Experience of using workflow management tools such as Teamwork
* Knowledge of using Hotjar
* Google analytics

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.