Javascript Lead Developer, Frontend, Ecommerce

London

£550 a day

Javascript Lead Developer Frontend - Ecommerce Contract 3-6 months London A lead frontend developer is needed by a leading ecommerce organisation in central London. Due to a number of acquisitions, this online retailer is looking for a lead/senior frontend developer to join their team and work on a number of projects updating the frontend to a number of their discrete microservice. You will be starting with their check-out but will ultimately be moving on to any number of separate services. The focus on the projects is performance.

Their frontend is built in a mix of HTML5, CSS, Javscript JQuery and Typescript. While there is not currently a Javascript framework in use they are open to adopting in the future if you can make a solid business case. The Role: As a Lead frontend developer you will be leading a project team consisting of one mid-level frontend engineer, a junior frontend engineer, a QA and a BA. You will write scalable, high performance code and ensure that those in the team do so as well.

You will take control of the frontend for several of their microservices, optimising their performance and user experience perspective and contribute to the style guide, updating and improving where necessary in line with their design requirements. To be suitable for this role we are looking for someone who can demonstrate: *Strong Javascript engineering experience working on large-scale UIs for a complex web application (ideally with a non-native mobile component) *You will be comfortable picking up user stories, creating solutions and fixes and deploying them with little/no guidance *You will have had architectural influence on the direction of a project and help decide on the tech used and the frontend structure of a new feature *Strong experience in having led projects and giving advice to the team lead and taken on responsibility for the quality of the code via code review and or guidance/membership *Having worked in a team that has had to consider performance/SEO as part of these changes would be advantageous. *This is an office based role however working from home 1 or 2 days a week is possible* This is a fantastic opportunity and exciting time to be joining this market leader. If you are interested in the above role then please send me your most up to date CV via the Talent website.

**Interviews to start ASAP** No terminology in this advert is designed to discriminate on grounds of gender, race, colour, religion, creed, disability, age, sex or sexual orientation. Talent Point Ltd is an equal-opportunity employer and does not discriminate against these or any other class protected by applicable law

Posted by Talent Point, 05 Jan