Mercado are looking for a Front End Developer!

Apr, 2016
Written by: Mercado | 

Mercado are looking for a self-motivated Front End Developer with some back end experience to be responsible for the front end development of our e-commerce SaaS platform Mercado ONE as well as supporting a wide range of digital client work.

Your primary role will be to take ownership of the front end development of our applications from concept / design visuals all the way through testing and integration within our code base.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for building high performance web applications with a keen eye for detail and a strong portfolio that can demonstrate this. You care about the quality of your HTML, CSS and JavaScript and how it renders regardless of device or browser. You understand the benefits of consistency and detail when translating designs from mock-ups, prototypes and wireframes. You are a self-starter who is always striving to learn new techniques and love to show off your enthusiasm by sharing with members of the team, often from other disciplines.

You are willing to challenge and contribute to the development road map of our platform and take ownership of the front end delivery of our digital work. We are looking for a Front End Developer who will grow with the business and has the desire to potentially lead a team.

The role is full time with a competitive salary and primarily based at our Salford Quays office, however you will also have the option to occasionally work from home.

Salary is £25,000 to £30,000 depending on experience.

Required skills – minimum 3 years:

  • – Front end development and an excellent working knowledge of HTML5, JavaScript, CSS3 and SASS.
  • – Keen eye for design and meticulous attention to detail.
  • – Must have good WordPress, Craft or Expression Engine skills.
  • – Understanding of good UI/UX techniques.
  • – Must be used to working on Mac OS.
  • – Experience in building HTML table based emails.


Preferred skills – you should have experience in one or more of the following:

  • – Back end development MVC ASP.Net, C#, PHP.
  • – Frameworks and task runners including AngularJS, Node.js, Grunt, Gulp, Codeigniter.
  • – Experience with Agile development processes, Github, Entity Framework, native mobile applications would be advantageous.
  • – Experience of AWS cloud based services.


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