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Junior frontend Developer - Leeds

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Employer: Software2 Ltd

Software2 is the home of AppsAnywhere, the world's only dedicated education app store, used and loved by students, colleges and universities across the globe. With offices in Leeds (UK), Boston (USA), Spain and Germany, Software2 are highly-experienced in working within the higher education technology sector, to solve the problem of delivering any software to any user, on demand.

Software2’s AppsAnywhere solution is used by more than 1.5 million students in 150 higher education establishments across North America and Europe. Notable users include University of Michigan (USA), University of St Andrews (UK) and Durham University (UK). Today, 10 apps are launched by university students and staff through AppsAnywhere every second, worldwide.
Job details:
Want to work for one of the coolest EdTech companies on the planet? Could you make a real difference to the world of university IT?

If you have experience of native JavaScript and love nerding out over the latest tech, our client would love to hear from you.

In this important role, you’ll receive great training to keep your tech skills up-to-date and ongoing support to make sure you are amazing.

If that’s not enough, you’ll have the chance to work on exciting projects that are making the learning experience more accessible (and fun!) for students across the globe.

As a Junior Frontend Developer, you will assist our client to achieve market-leading status by helping to deliver tech that improves the student experience.

Specifically, your role will focus on the technical side of frontend development. You’ll develop presentation and demonstration features for our client’s corporate website and trial sites, as well as maintaining, improving and extending the functionality behind the user interface for a world-leading product using a range of technologies and languages.

While the role does not require a deep understanding of any particular language or framework (as training will be provided), a solid competence in basic programming principals is required
Role responsibilities
Learning about new concepts, technologies and systems

Getting involved with the testing process to support new product releases

Some element of user interface design and testing

Developing an understanding of our client’s user base and tailoring solutions to provide an awesome user experience
Person specification
Experience of working with native JavaScript and with JavaScript libraries, such as jQuery

Previous experience of basic website development principals

An understanding of modern, responsive website design, including HTML5, CSS and/or SCSS

At least one example of a previous project involving a user interface and some backend, server-side component
Skills & experience
Ideally, you’ll have experience of the following (don’t worry if you don’t – full training will be provided): OO PHP or any PHP-based framework, Zend framework, UI design and development, or JavaScript UI frameworks.
Degree: Any related
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £22,000 to £25,000pa plus benefits
Advertised until: Closed Tue 04-Jul-2017
Job ref: GY/51662
Eligibility: Candidates must, by the start of their employment, have permission to work in the UK

Strictly no agencies

This vacancy has now closed.