Waltham Forest has a challenging, customer focused digital agenda. We are looking for a skilled and experienced Front-End Drupal Developer to join our Digital Team to help design and deliver great public services that are not only highly effective but also easily accessible. We’ve championed the digitisation of services as well as adopting a ‘mobile first’ model to ensure we are giving our residents the greatest possible access to council services.
Salary up to £50k
As Front-End Web Developer you will be responsible for designing, theming, coding and modifying the Council’s website, and other peripheral sites; bringing your best-practice insight into user experience, design, accessibility, functionality and search engine optimisation (SEO).
Key skills and experience for the successful candidate are:
- Experience as a frontend developer
- Experience in Drupal 8
- Experience of theming with Twig templates
- CSS and knowledge of Flexbox and Grid
- Comfortable with Sass and PostCSS
- JS-based build tools - Grunt, Gulp, Webpack
- Experience with NPM, CLI and GitHub
- Good design skills in terms of UI and UX
- Good knowledge of Accessibility
- Experience of working with React would be advantageous
You’ll thrive using agile methods and enjoy working openly, collaboratively and as part of a multidisciplinary team focused on one or more projects at a time. Above all, you want to make Waltham Forest better, which may sometimes involve challenging the status quo.
We offer candidates the opportunity to enjoy rewarding work with a benefits package which includes a salary of up to £50k, 28 - 31 days holiday allowance, flexible working arrangements and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.
How to Apply
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