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Graduate Front-End Developer

The role

We are looking for an aspiring developer to grow our central London team. Working in HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript you’ll help to develop our transformational 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 slick animations to writing reusable 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.


  • Develop innovative applications using modular JavaScript and libraries like BackboneJS or similar MVC.
  • Work collaboratively within project teams to guide and enhance the solutions created
  • Take responsibility for quality, whether that’s performance, user-experience or accessibility
  • Analyse client requirements and develop new innovative solutions
  • Enjoy building applications that work on multiple platforms and devices
  • Value mentorship, learning, and sharing knowledge

Qualifications and skills


  • Minimum of a 2:1 bachelor’s degree in an appropriate subject
  • Knowledge and practical experience of modern HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript
  • Able to write reusable and maintainable code
  • 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


  • Experience in professional programming practices like OOP, UML, version control, frameworks structures
  • Experience of frameworks such as React, Vue, Backbone or similar
  • Familiar with build tools such as Grunt or Webpack
  • Experience using AWS or Azure APIs
  • Experience working with Amazon Web-services or Microsoft Azure
  • Experience developing with A.I. or machine learning technologies
  • Experience with command-line scripting such as Bash, Python, PowerShell

Selection process

  • A short telephone interview
  • A coding assignment
  • Presentation and a face-to-face interview with the Saffron team

How to apply

To apply please send a copy of your CV and cover letter, along with a portfolio to

Location: Central London
Salary: Dependent on experience