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21st Aug

Front-End Developer (React/Redux)

— Brand-new digital studio in Central Bristol

Salary: £32K - £45K
Location: Bristol
Type: Permanent
Ref: 9337


  • Relaxed studio atmosphere with flexi-time & encouraged remote working options.
  • Immersed in the industry with several hosted meet-ups (Women in Tech, Java SW,
  • Progressive technology stack (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React, Sass, ES6)
I’m working with a well-known financial services company who are looking for Front-End Developers to join their digital studio in Central Bristol. The business operates across Europe, Asia, the Middle East and North America, serving almost 19 million customers Worldwide. The Bristol technical team is c70 strong with an aim to reduce their reliance on temporary resource by hiring a number of permanent members to the team. Please note that the wider salary range is due to candidates being considered at multiple levels of experience. 
What skills you’ll need
  • Proven experience in Front-End Development, preferably with micro-services & single page applications (SPAs).
  • Extensive knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, Sass, JSP & XML.
  • Significant experience with JavaScript (ES6) and React/Redux as a framework.
  • Solid exposure to a range of code, build & deployment tools (Git, TeamCity, Ant, Stash, JIRA etc.) 
  • Excellent understanding of Agile development principles.
  • Understanding of UX design principles as well as accessibility & usability standards.
  • Any knowledge of AWS Lambda or unit testing with Enzyme would be highly beneficial. 
What you’ll be doing
Working in a 100 strong digital studio, you’ll be providing expert front-end development and UI design across the businesses digital solutions for commercial & private banking (CPB). You’ll be working on client products, building single page applications using React/Redux and receiving JSON data from the REST APIs and presenting them to React. The scrum teams vary in size depending on the project at hand, but the typical team is made up of 2-4 front-end developers and the same on the back-end. The pipeline has already been built so you will mainly be focusing on different features, ensuring that digital project delivery is kept in mind. Though there is variety, a lot of the projects are centred around client product development and legacy system migrations so there is plenty to get involved with!
What you’ll get in return for your experience
On top of a generous salary (£32K - £45K), the business is trying to build a relaxed but collaborative culture with casual attire around the office and a brand-new digital studio to work your magic in. You also get a 25% allowance on your salary which can either be taken as cash or to tailor your benefits package to suit your own personal needs! They really immerse themselves in the tech industry, hosting a number of meet-ups including Java SW, Women in Tech and, as well as their own code club where people can come in to demo things that they’re building. There’s team nights out, wellness days, games and of course, the all-important fully stocked beer/wine fridge! There are endless opportunities for progression and personal development and this is a very exciting time to be joining them. 
What next?
This is a really exciting opportunity so if you’d like to hear more, give Joe a call on 01179 269 530 or send your CV to 
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