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Senior Front-end Developer

TMW is a full-service advertising agency based in Soho. We’d like to hire a talented Front-end Developer to join our experienced technical team.

What we do in the tech team

We develop large, global websites, campaign microsites and mobile applications for our clients, their brands and their campaigns. These projects are varied and often for both national and international advertising campaigns. We strive to always be on the forefront of technology and we use the latest insights and marketing techniques to increase engagement.

What do we expect from you?

You are proud of the work that you do and strive to create high-quality code. You have a good eye for detail and design, and you work proactively to find innovative solutions and developments. You possess an insatiable appetite for learning new skills and are able to take initiative whilst mentoring more junior members of the tech team.

In the role of Front-end Developer you will:

  • Build the front-end for global websites, campaigns and web apps.
  • Collaborate with Graphic Designers, Front-end and Back-end Developers.
  • Take responsibility for your work and the team's efforts, together with the production manager.
  • Use & Contribute to Kickoff, our front-end framework. See http://trykickoff.com
  • Mentor more Junior members of the tech team, making sure knowledge is shared.

Required skills:

  • 5+ years professional experience in front-end development
  • Semantic HTML5 markup
  • CSS (especially CSS3) and a pre-processor such as SASS or LESS
  • Knowledge of CSS methodologies such as OOCSS, BEM, SMACSS, etc.
  • Native JavaScript
  • Node.js & npm
  • JavaScript framework experience such as Angular, Ember, React, Backbone etc.
  • jQuery
  • Experience with Social API’s
  • Understanding of Analytic tools & latest GTM workings
  • Excellent experience working with responsive design
  • An understanding of Application development using tools such as Cordova
  • Automation with task runners such as Grunt, Gulp, or Webpack
  • Excellent understanding of accessibility on the web, WCAG/WAI/ARIA
  • Version control systems – we use Git and (rarely) SVN
  • High interest in bleeding-edge front-end technologies
  • A in-depth understanding of SEO best practices for both web design and development
  • Confidence and competency in front of internal or external clients (we’re not looking for a business development superstar, though!)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in the English language

Desirable skills:

  • A Github profile with examples of open-source contributions
  • Knowledge of design principles; typography, user interfaces, web standards and usability
  • Experience with Browserify
  • JavaScript testing frameworks.
  • A portfolio demonstrating clean and compliant code.
  • Experience with hardware-hacking, Leap motion, interactive installations etc.
  • Experience with Application development (IOS, Android)

If you think you're up to the task, we'd love to hear from you. In return for your commitment to craft and code, we offer you some of the most challenging projects out there.

To join our team and for this role in particular please get in touch ASAP – We are interviewing now!

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A little bit about working at TMWUnlimited

Based in the heart of SOHO London, we pride ourselves on our innovative thinking, and down to earth culture. We are a full service agency, close to 300 people, and have the great pleasure of working with a number of leading fantastic brands, often global clients, but we are committed to never stand still and be complacent, providing a dynamic environment which is creative, fun, energetic and embraces entrepreneurial thinking.

We constantly strive to excite with ideas and deliver against objectives. Alongside a fantastic work location, subsided café, bar and roof terrace which overlooks this exciting city, TMWUnlimited is all about its people; we are brimming with passionate, smart people who give a damm; about others in the agency, our clients and the work we produce. We aim for the whole package of working at TMWUnlimited to be a completely positive experience.

The values we pride ourselves on at TMWUnlimited

Stay Curious

Because we are fascinated and excited about what makes people tick and how we can use this knowledge to make our ideas more influential.

Being curious about what makes people tick is central to our aim to create the world’s most influential ideas – which is why – be it academy sessions or the annual Hack Day, sports and charity events or participating in one of our many clubs – there’s no end of ways to flex your curiosity at TMWUnlimited.

Be Brave

Because in a brave new world, we need brave new ideas. From digital to social to technology, we’ve always taken risks to stay one step ahead of the crowd. And of course, how successful we are ultimately depends on your bravery too. Your willingness to change and adapt in an industry that is anything but still.

Giva a Damn

We care passionately about what we do. We give a damn about the agency and the people who enable us to create the best work possible.

From going the extra mile on new and existing business to being supportive and helpful with colleagues every day – there are loads of ways to show you give a damn about the company and the role you play in our success.

And there are loads of ways we show we give a damn about you too. Whether it’s initiatives like surprise and delights gifts or extra days holiday – or the 360 feedback we give you every year – this third value is at the heart of TMWUnlimited.