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Full Time


we are looking for a Junior Front End Developer to join our DevOps team. This position will provide a fantastic opportunity for a smart and ambitious front-end developer to grow within the team, gain valuable industry experience and develop professionally.

Your role will involve: 

  • Taking UX wireframes, flat designs, and written requirements and writing clean, efficient and semantic HTML5 and CSS3 code.

  • Using various tools and techniques such as media queries, flexbox, transitions, progressive-enhancement via JavaScript etc. to create responsive UX that works cross-browser on desktops, tablets and mobile devices.

  • Making use of the CSS, JavaScript and Typescript frameworks we currently use - Bootstrap, jQuery, Angular & RxJS - and investigating, experimenting and having an opinion on alternatives.

  • Working with the back-end developers to integrate your front-end creations using natural templating via Thymeleaf, and REST via AJAX.

  • Testing your work thoroughly, as well as getting involved in code-reviews and retrospectives to improve the work of other team-members.

  • Contributing to the design, development and maintenance of outstanding UX for our public websites and internal applications, by working closely with the 1Cover and Hedgehog teams.

Here’s what we are looking for in candidates for this job:

  • As this is a Junior position, we are looking for someone with relevant experience to hit the ground running, and moreover is passionate about coding, learning and innovating;

  • We need you to be methodical, and have excellent attention to detail and communication skills;

  • You should have an understanding and interest in behavioural differences and tailored user journeys;

  • We expect you to have a critical appreciation of interaction design and UX;

  • Finally, we care about our customers and our colleagues and we want you to do the same.

This role offers:

  • A generous 25 days’ holiday allocation plus bank holidays

  • Free car park in Reading

  • Flexible working conditions

  • Enrolment into a NEST pension

Front End Developer: Join Us
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