Front End Developer, Torchbox

Function: Web Developer

Role categories: Technical

  • Rate/Salary: Competitive salary + excellent benefits
  • Location: Bristol, Oxford
  • Type: permanent
  • Starting date: 13/09/2017
  • Expires: 20/10/2017

Job description

We are looking for a brilliant Front End Developer to work with our fantastic team on some of the most rewarding client projects that any right thinking, liberal minded, creative geek could hope for.  

You might have years of experience or you might be inexperienced but brilliant. Either way, you need to be good and be excited about creating great user experiences. 

As well as writing code, you will be eager to contribute design and interaction ideas of your own, and understand that web interfaces are as much about feel and reactiveness as they are looks. 

And, you will relish the opportunity of prototyping in partnership with a designer to create fantastic interfaces as part of a creative team.

Person specification

Core skills:

  • Confidence using any CMS or template language
  • Excellent, personable communication skills, both with your team and customers.
  • Strong knowledge of HTML5, including WCAG/WAI issues
  • Strong knowledge of CSS, including pre-processors (LESS/SASS etc)
  • Strong knowledge of web standards, trends and patterns such as responsive/mobile-first design.
  • Good knowledge of Node-based tooling e.g Gulp//NPM/Yarn
  • Good Javascript skills, with some experience of modern frameworks (Angular/React etc)
  • Good knowledge of Git.
  • Good knowledge of CSS OO methods, e.g BEM, ITCSS, SMACSS etc
  • Experience working with SVG

For bonus points:

  • You will have previous experience of an agency environment
  • You Lint all your code
  • You already use ES6
  • You're happy writing JS behaviours without jQuery
  • You write object-oriented, modular Javascript that you unit test
  • You have used Drupal and dabbled with some Drupal PHP and/or Twig
  • You've used Django or dabbled with Python
  • Some experience of Vagrant


We have an office just outside Charlbury in Oxfordshire and another in Bristol, take your pick and be sure to let us know in your application.  We are offering a salary commensurate with experience plus performance-related bonus, 25 days annual leave and an excellent benefits package.  

We want to hear about your professional experience and/or personal projects. If you're interested, apply now including links to examples of your work.

Torchbox is an equal opportunities employer. No agencies please.