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Full stack developer

The role

We are looking for an experienced developer as we expand our central London team. Working in HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript you’ll help to develop innovative digital solutions. You’ll work closely within a project team to shape solutions from initial concept to finished design. Along the way you’ll need to consider everything from creating exciting and meaningful transitions to writing re-usable code. You’ll need to have a keen eye for visual design and a belief in delivering excellence and quality. Passionate about user-interfaces and user-experiences, your initiative and creative thinking will ensure that our applications deliver on innovation and design. An interest in working with server-side technologies like PHP and MySQL or with web-services from AWS or Azure would also be beneficial.

Responsibilities and duties

  • Develop innovative applications using modular JavaScript and libraries like BackboneJS or similar MVC
  • A minimum of 12 months front-end development, preferably in a digital agency
  • Knowledge and practical experience of modern HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript
  • Able to write re-usable and maintainable code
  • Familiar with build tools such as Grunt or Webpack
  • Experience using AWS or Azure APIs
  • Strong eye for design and user-experience
  • Self-motivated with strong attention to detail
  • A passion to learn and develop professionally
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong time management skills and an ability to prioritise and meet deadlines

Qualifications and skills

  • Minimum of a 2:1 bachelor’s degree in an appropriate subject
  • An excellent telephone manner and command of oral and written English
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Self-starter with a desire for early responsibility
  • A passion to learn and develop professionally
  • A creative and persuasive verbal and written communicator with an eye for detail and accuracy
  • Strong IT literacy
  • Some sales, account management, bid writing or business development experience is preferred
Selection process
  • A short telephone interview
  • A coding assignment
  • Presentation and face-to-face interview with the Saffron team
To apply please send a copy of your CV and a cover letter to

Location: Central London
Salary: Competitive, dependent on experience