Web Developer / Designer

Location Hertfordshire
Salary: ££30,000 - £40,000
Contact phone: 07411376845
Job ref: JdevDesHert
Duration: Permanent
Startdate: ASAP

Our client is a software company and is looking for a Web Developer / Designer with expertise in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, UI/UX, photoshop, illustrator etc. to work in their head office in Hertfordshire.

The ideal candidate will be confident in working alone and as part of a team on multiple and varied projects.

Job Description

Key accountabilities or responsibilities of the job

·                Develop and maintain high-quality websites using HTML, CSS, JavaScript/jQuery.

·                Designing and building websites with a focus on UI/UX, making sure they are responsive and accessible on all devices.

·                Conceptualizing and wireframing website designs to effectively communicate ideas and gather feedback.

·                Delivering new and innovative designs for clients, while engaging with clients throughout the design process and providing comprehensive support to ensure the successful launch and operation of their website.

·                Communicating project progress, issues, and risks to stakeholders in a timely and transparent manner and negotiating and managing expectations as needed.

·                Comprehensive website build testing, as part of the project’s UAT process.

·                Providing support for existing clients via company’s Support System.

·                Scheduling client meetings to discuss site builds and resolve any issues or concerns.

·                Effectively coordinating personal time across multiple projects.

·                Utilizing JavaScript to enhance website elements with innovative techniques.

·                Implementing comprehensive optimization techniques to maximize website performance and efficiency.

·                Developing responsive designs for optimal viewing experiences across various devices and platforms, ensuring cross-browser compatibility.


Other responsibilities of the job


·                Provide accurate estimations and ensure precise quoting for potential work.

·                Staying up to date with advances in development technologies and techniques and identifying opportunities to incorporate them into the team's work.

·                Maintaining up-to-date knowledge on emerging design trends, tools, and technologies to incorporate into projects.

·                Demonstrating proficiency in design tools like Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, XD).

·                Proficiency with front-end technologies including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for effective collaboration.

·                Solid understanding of design principles, typography, colour theory, and layout techniques.


Technical Skills:


·                Excellent understanding of current web design principles, HTML and CSS.

·                Up-to-date knowledge of SEO and best practices for web optimization.

·                Experience with JavaScript and jQuery.

·                Experience of using visual design programs such as Photoshop, Illustrator and Adobe XD.