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Front-end Developer Vacancy

We have a great opportunity for a middleweight developer to influence and take forward our front-end solution.

Front end developer vacancy

Sotic the award-winning specialist provider of digital services, websites and software applications to the sports industry are looking to recruit a Front-end Developer based in our office in the booming tech hub of Cardiff.

Trusted by some of the biggest names in sport, since 2002 Sotic has been working with leading rights-holders including the Six Nations, Premiership Rugby, Tour of Britain Cycling, International Motorsport, Aberdeen FC and World Sailing to deliver cutting edge online experiences for their fans.

Our growth has been achieved by remaining focused solely on this industry, developing practical solutions which meet the unique day-to-day needs of the sector. Our commitment to Open Source solutions, using the latest technology and above all our dedication to providing world-class support to all our customers sets Sotic apart from the competition.

We pride ourselves on creating an atmosphere of autonomy and our conscientious, self-motivated and committed team members enjoy our culture of flexible working patterns and reciprocal support. Our values are quality, innovation and passion and we endeavour to incorporate those values into everything we do!

The Role

Working under our Build Team leader, you will work closely with our web designers & developers to deliver websites for our clients. Sotic adopt a mobile-first, content led approach to their builds and have their own in-house web framework built on top of the WordPress CMS.

This is an opportunity for a middleweight developer to influence and take forward our front-end solution. Knowledge of WordPress development is not essential for this role (though being open to learn the technology is desirable) as we’re looking for someone who can deliver professional, engaging front-end solutions.

You must be able to show initiative, own your work and make decisions throughout the build process.

Essential

* HTML / CSS

* Javascript / jQuery

* UX & UI development

* Mobile-first, responsive web design

* Keen eye for design & detail

* Knowledge of accessibility best practice

* Experience with CSS frameworks & methodologies

* Experience with working to deadlines

Desirable

* Experience with bespoke WordPress development

* Experience with API integrations

* Experience with javascript frameworks (VueJS, ReactJS)

* Knowledge of Atomic design 

Portfolio or Example pieces are welcome via email or during the interview.

The Salary

Salary between £24k-£28k depending on experience.

As we work with exciting and dynamic clients across a range of sports there is the occasional need to support International and National events outside normal working hours and at weekends.

Our office hours are 9:00am to 5:30pm.

Up for the challenge?

Send us your CV and something which highlights exactly why you think you’d be a great fit for this role. This could be a covering letter, a video or anything you think hits the spot. Email everything to jobs@sotic.net and we’ll be in touch.

Sotic is a flexible employer.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

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