Front-End Developer jobs and careers
Either working within an agency team or in-house, directly for a business, you’ll often develop responsive websites, updates and modifications to existing sites. In addition, user testing and dealing with the odd client from time to time can be part of your role.
Why consider a career as a Front-End Developer?
Front-end Web Developers are always in demand and are very suited to creative problem solvers. Excellent career progression opportunities are also available within this path.
What a Front-End Developer career or job may entail…
With strong hand-coding skills, you'll be working with new code (often in an Agile and TDD environment) or you may be maintaining existing code. Core duties can include; skinning and personalising new ad formats based on user behaviours and data insights, creating dynamic land page builder, building search engine term optimised ads and landing page formats and a greenfield ad builder solution for banners and dynamic ads.
Typical role titles include
Career progression example
Senior Front-End Developer
Senior UI Developer
Head of Front-End Development
At an entry level, junior / graduate Front-End Developer professionals on average will be earning between £20k-£30k. At mid-level you’d be looking to earn £30k-£45k and seniors would be looking to earn £45k+.
Is it right for me? The skills it takes…
What qualifications does it take?
A BSc/MSc degree in IT, computer science or computer engineering is often desirable but by no means essential.
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— Central Bristol, 6 Months InitialLocation:BristolType:Salary:Up to £450 p/dayCentral Bristol, 6 Month Initial Contract. Java Developer. Microservices, Spring. An exciting AGILE specialist company is looking for a Java Developer, to work on a selection of interesting projects. A hugely successful consultancy, they are looking for contractor support for new and ongoing work. What you'll be doing Working on client driven projects, developing complex Microservices in an AGILE environment that embraces Cloud & DevOps. What experience you'll need to apply for this role Java (Expert). Spring (Expert). Microservices (Expert). What you'll get in return for your experience The client is offering a daily rate of up to £450 p/day - However, all quotes from suitable candidates will be considered. What's next? Please apply to with your most up-to-date CV and I will be in touch to discuss further.
— Agile & Progressive Tech EnvironmentLocation:South West England / BristolSalary:CompetitiveGlobal business with exciting & rapid growth plans! Progressive and adaptable technology exposure spread across multiple stacks. High-level creative solutions for global organisations and household names. Cutting edge and globally renowned technology giant has landed in Bristol with expansion plans involving significant growth over the next few years! We are looking for a number of Business Analysts to join their outstanding project team. This opportunity offers unparalleled scope for progression. This really is a great chance to gain exposure to some truly great projects, working with some new, modern and emerging technologies. What skills you’ll need Exemplary background in running workshops and requirement gathering. Ability to scope and plan the management of multiple client projects. Commercial exposure to Sparx EA and Aris design tools. Experience with commerce (ATG, Hybris, IBM WebSphere, etc.), content and digital asset management tools (Adobe CQ, OpenText ECM, etc.). Excellent working background in SCRUM (Agile) methodologies. Background or strong understanding of technology solutions and/or training in web development, web design, programming, etc. Working exposure at SCRUM Master level and of Product Ownership would be ideal! Strong communication and interpersonal skills. What you’ll be doing Joining a team poised for rapid growth, you will be working closely with developers, testers and designers. Translating client requirements into documentation, while delivering detailed gap analysis against proposed solutions. Facilitating communications between a wide range of individuals, including creative, business and technical. No one day is the same in this role, offering a huge variety and exposure to a broad range of progressive projects, while working within an innovative and collaborative organisation. What you’ll get in return for your talentsIncredible opportunity to work for a Times Top 50 Employer, offering a competitive salary. Along with outstanding long term progression, training and development. You will also have access to courses and conferences alongside a fantastic benefits package. You can expect generous holidays, a discretionary bonus, healthy pension. A flexible benefits scheme tailored to your own personal preferences! This is a fantastic chance to be a key part of an expanding technology team in stunning new offices, designed to hold regular meetups, events and drive innovation.What’s next?To discuss this opportunity further, send your CV to Rich or call to find out more.
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- SCISYS are a leading an international software and solutions company.
- Enjoying a period of high growth SCISYS were looking to expand their technology team at pace and required an agency that would not only find the right talent, but also support the development of their employer brand.
- To achieve this, we introduced SCISYS to our tech community partners, helping them to raise their profile in the developer community, placing them solidly on the map as an employer of choice for developers and wider technology people.
- Through our consultative approach, we provided market guidance and knowledge, along with a comprehensive resourcing campaign that resulted in the successful hire of several hard to fill vacancies, from Developers to Solution Architects.
“ADLIB have been a huge help throughout a very busy year of growth here at SCISYS. Not only have they supported with live requirements, they have also provided valuable market information throughout the year which has in turn supported with our hiring decisions and future growth plans. We look forward to a continued partnership throughout 2019.”
Mollie Hatton, Recruitment Manager, at SCISYS
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- With more and more companies hunting out similar skill sets, a major contributor to the success of the campaign was them being a business with a culture for R&D, cutting edge technology, highly competitive salaries & benefits and the opportunity to be part of a tech-first and people focused culture.
"ADLIB's comprehensive understanding of the local tech market and the challenges faced by quickly growing start-ups has been significant in helping us grow over the last two years"
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