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Senior Front-End Web Developer, London;Witney

Salary: Dependent on Experience

Audley Travel is one of the world's leading tailor-made travel businesses with operations in the UK and North America. Although like many industries travel faces disruption, Audley is uniquely positioned to continue its stellar track record of growth when travel once again returns. This is a great opportunity to work within Digital and Marketing in a global role with the UK and US Marketing teams. The role can be based in either our Witney office in Oxfordshire, or our Shepherd's Bush office in London. As a Senior Front-End Web Developer you will:

  • Be responsible for developing, updating, and maintaining front end solutions for Audley Travel’s web properties. This includes the Company’s main website plus client portal sites such as MyAudley, Online Quotes, Honeymoon Gift Service and Online Questionnaires
  • Work closely with the UX Designer, Website Designer, and alongside Back End Developers, the Front End Web Developer will be responsible for delivering high quality, efficient code which conforms to modern web standards
  • Discuss and agree with the Web Development Manager (and any project stakeholders) the scope of each project/task and be responsible for delivering projects to agreed specification and deadlines
  • Planning at the outset of each project to agree timescales and deliverable's for design and development
  • Be responsible for the client-side website performance using tools such as Lighthouse
  • Ensure that the user experience design is implemented as per the agreed wireframes to achieve web-site goals and make suggestions as to how the Audley websites can be improved functionally and technically
To succeed in this role, it is essential you can demonstrate you have:
  • Ability to break complex projects down into achievable tasks to reach the project goals
  • Organised and structured in your work and be a confident communicator, who is resilient to pressure, whilst remaining calm and clear-minded
  • Have a keen interest in the latest front end development techniques and frameworks
  • High level of attention to detail and a passion for delivering outstanding work considering accessibility, usability, performance and creating the overall end user experience
  • Stakeholder management and influencing skills across multiple stakeholder groups
  • Have a passion for self development and to proactively improve knowledge and learn from experiences 
What we are looking for: 
  • Extensive experience of front end web development
  • Detailed knowledge of vanilla JavaScript and modern JavaScript frameworks with excellent understanding of CSS and HTML5
  • Experience of setting and coding to front end development standards
  • Experience of CMS and building large scale web solutions
  • Latest best practices for HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript
  • Experience of AMP HTML implementation
  • Experience of front end website performance optimisation using tools such as Lighthouse 
  • Experience of solution setup and automated front end build processes using tools such as Gulp
  • Embodies the Audley values of being positive, being the difference, being one team and being passionate about travel
The package:

Salary is dependent on experience with great benefits on offer.

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