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Junior Front-End Developer


Our Leicester office is looking for a talented and ambitious Junior Front-End Developer to contribute HTML, CSS and Front-End build expertise to digital projects and be responsible for quality creative output of the agency. This role would suit a talented graduate looking for their big break into the creative industry or an emerging agency talent in the early years of a blossoming career. Attitude is considered as important as experience. Working in an integrated agency environment, this role offers the opportunity to work across a host of diverse projects and with an exciting client list!


Full-time, permanent

Essential skills

  • Front-end HTML, Javascript and CSS development skills but a desire to deliver increasingly innovative solutions is what we’re looking for. Motion graphics experience would be an advantage
  • Ambition to develop skills outside the primary roles such as .NET and PHP CMS platforms including Umbraco and Wordpress
  • Creative appreciation is essential, though your approach to dynamic and proactive thinking and problem-solving is what we’re really looking for. Your passion and attitude to everyday creative solutions should be infectious
  • To learn and provide specialist HTML email build knowledge
  • Having the ability to fully understand and follow briefs
  • Help in growing the agency’s digital business by delivering market‐leading work
  • Interpretation of digital feedback and delivery of amends
  • Maintenance of project records with relevant history to assist in the invoicing of all jobs
  • Interpretation of digital feedback and deliver amends
  • Assisting with the agency’s social media content development


Key skills and attributes

  • Confident front-end developer used to working as part of a wider development team with technical developers
  • Fluent in working in (and capabilities of) HTML5, CSS (preferably Bootstrap) and JavaScript
  • Experience in motion graphics, video editing and After Effects would be a benefit, but not essential
  • Good time management
  • The ability to multi task while working to deadline yet still retaining a professional approach
  • Strong time management
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work flexibly to deliver client needs
  • Self-motivated, agile thinker
  • Effective communicator across departments
  • Accurate numerical and analytical skills

Desirable skills and attributes

  • MySQL, Adobe After Effects, Google Web Designer, Adobe Photoshop

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So, if you have a passion for communications, a genuine interest in the industry, are forward-thinking and self-motivated, we'd love to hear from you. Interested parties should send their CV to with Junior Front-End Developer in the subject line please.

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