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Junior Front-End Developer

The Agency

We are a full-service, data-driven marketing agency, rooted firmly in digital innovation. We transform the way our clients interact with their customers by connecting their brands to individuals. Our offering is centred around seven key areas: Data & Insight, Experiences & Retail, Film & TV, Platforms, Content & Social, Product Innovation, New Technologies. We believe technology is the perfect canvas for creativity. With this ethos, we build award-winning off-to-online campaigns and experiences around retail and commerce, mobile, events, launches and in-home. Basically, anywhere we can use technology and creativity together.

Cheil UK is made up of 160 experts, who are passionate about innovation. We like to challenge our clients to ensure they are one step ahead of digital transformation. As part of Cheil Worldwide, Cheil UK plays its part in one of the world’s biggest agency networks – comprising 53 offices and eight affiliates on 5 continents.

The Role

We’re looking for someone to bring nice coding skills and technical abilities to our team and help us to develop the most cutting-edge solutions.
Working closely with the technical team to make sure all our work is even better than the client expects, you’ll contribute actively to the team to make sure we all stay up to date with the latest tech happenings.
You’re a team player who will cheerfully work on a number of different projects at the same time with ever-changing deadlines. 

What the day to day looks like…

  • Undertake feasibility studies – ‘can it be done’
  • Produce estimates – ‘how long will it take’
  • Do R&D – looking into new technology and how it can benefit our clients
  • Deliver high-quality front and back-end solutions
  • Be a Knowledge Ambassador – spread your knowledge to the team

Strings to your bow…

  • Impeccable Front End development skills- HTML5, CSS3, SASS, Javascript, JQuery, AJAX, JSON
  • Working knowledge of React.js
  • Knowledge of Git version control
  • Experience with CMS – page creation, template/component usage and publishing workflow (ideally Adobe Experience Manager), 
  • Knowledge of WordPress CMS
  • Experience in templating e.g. Handlebars and having working experience with task runners e.g. Gulp
  • Mobile and Social Media API knowledge
  • Knowledge of analytics and tracking
  • Knowledge of cross-browser nuances
  • Photoshop knowledge
  • Proven experience in responsive web development, social platforms and advertising
  • Demonstrable creative skills. We don’t want robots, we want people who are not afraid to do something a little different to let the statistics speak for themselves

Plus, ideally…

  • Competent with Linux
  • Having some experience in back-end development (NodeJS, MongoDB, PHP, MySQL. Experience of ASP.NET, C#)
  • Experience working with senior level directors, and supporting more than one person
  • Social explorer, must have social profile and good understanding of social
  • Apache configuration

We truly believe that you will be impressed with our global offering here at Cheil. Why not have a chat with us and see for yourself? Nothing to lose right?