Javascript Developer

We are one of Scotland’s leading e-commerce agencies and are seeking an experienced and talented Javascript Developer to join our team.
This is a varied role within an exciting company that is growing rapidly within the ecommerce market.
We have a reputation for building websites with an exceptional design, utilising cutting-edge web development techniques. With a large number of client wins, we are on track to make a big impact in the ecommerce market and need to expand our team.
We are looking for a talented Javascript developer position to champion Progressive Web App development within the team. Our ideal candidate will have experience with the popular ecommerce solution, Magento but this is not a requirement. You will be an excellent communicator with strong time management skills and the ability to work to deadlines.

You should be self-motivated and able to work independently and as part of a larger team. You will be responsible for implementation of cutting-edge ecommerce solutions. You will also be involved in the planning and strategy behind our PWA projects.

Essential Skills

  • Javascript development. We use Vanilla JS, React, jQuery, Knockout, Angular.
  • Strong grasp of modern UX/UI principles
  • Experience with:
    • Service workers
    • Task runners
    • Package managers
    • CSS preprocessors
    • Version control software (Git, SVN)
  • Experience with speed testing and optimisation of websites from a front end perspective
  • Knowledge of A/AA/AAA accessibility requirements
  • Great communication skills and proven ability to work within a team environment
  • A passion for constant learning and discovery within your discipline
  • Beneficial Skills

    The following skills are not a requirement for the applications but will be very useful in the role:
  • PHP, MySQL
  • Magento 2 or Shopify Plus Experience
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs
  • Gatsby
  • Prismic
  • Deity Falcon
  • Thorough knowledge of the full lifecycle of digital projects from strategy, UX, creative to technical delivery
  • Experienced with good SEO practice in page markup (semantic HTML, use of schema, rich snippet markup)
  • Perks of the Job

  • Flexible working hours
  • Varied and exciting work with excellent, forward-thinking clients
  • Regular pay reviews
  • Personal Training and Certification budget
  • Pleasant and comfortable office environment (including table tennis, pool table and an in-house bar)
  • Friendly and sociable colleagues
  • All the tea/coffee you can drink
  • Friday drinks with the team
  • How to Apply
    If you think you are right for the job, please send your CV and a cover letter to recruitment@digitalsix.co.uk including your salary expectations and links to websites that you are most proud of building.

    Closing date: 4th October.

    No agencies please.
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    Digital Six
    Digital Six Ltd, Norloch House, 36 King's Stables Road, Edinburgh,
    EH1 2EU
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