Digital Front end Developer

OLIVER

Full Time
Amsterdam, Netherlands   
Posted 3h ago

LOCATION: Amsterdam

A LITTLE BIT ABOUT US:

Many companies talk about having a unique and thriving business model but OLIVER (Part of the Inside Ideas Group) truly does. This means that we have been named in the top 500 of the Financial Times fastest-growing companies in Europe 2018  https://ig.ft.com/ft-1000/2018/

 What OLIVER does is provide clients with dedicated, on-site agencies that are built from the ground up. These agencies live and work right at the very heart of our client’s organisation. Delivering precisely the skills and capacity they require, complemented by brand talent from our whole business on everything from planning to execution. This business model creates a truly entrepreneurial, fast paced, challenging and rewarding environment to work in!

A LITTLE BIT ABOUT THE ROLE:

OLIVER is hiring a FRONT-END DEVELOPER, with an eye for design to join our new on-site/near site team. We are looking for someone with 3-4 years of development and design experience in HTML5 and web design. If you are someone who has worked at an advertising agency or design firm, is comfortable working on a range of projects, enjoys a fast-paced environment, loves to be part of a team, is able to take projects from design through to production and wants to learn, then this is a great role for you.

As one of the world’s fastest growing agencies, OLIVER is looking for a FRONT-END DEVELOPER who is enthusiastic and passionate about advertising, communications and evolving digital media.

As a leading global creative and digital agency, we specialize in building dedicated ‘mini-agencies’ for our clients to create excellent working synergies, becoming a true extension of their team, and a valued partner. We have broken the traditional agency/client ‘vendor’ relationship to build something better.

 Responsibilities

The role of the FRONT-END DEVELOPER is to predominantly work on building out banners, emails, microsites and other digital projects that are created by the creative team.

They should contribute to the design process to ensure all concepts and layouts will work within the program and technology limitations. They should have a good appreciation of design in order to execute the creative vision at its best.

  • Accurately implementing the designs that come out of the creative / design team
  • Working on multiple products, including custom developments and mobile applications
  • Ensuring all code conforms to the standards, coding methodologies and best practices
  • Ensuring all code releases to the live environment conform to company regulations.
  • Responsibility for producing quality code and working with the testers to ensure correct functionality and behavior and for fixing day-to-day bugs.
  • Researching and maintaining knowledge of developments relating to new technology, and exploring whether any new developments or existing technology can be pushed to do more for our clients
  • Liaising with creative team to ensure feasibility of all ideas.

Technical Experience & Skills

  • HTML5 / CSS3 (SASS)
  • JavaScript 
  • JavaScript frameworks (Angular, Backbone, React etc.)
  • JQuery
  • GSAP animation library
  • Familiar with 3rd Party Ad Serving Platform implementations 
  • Knowledge and experience in hand coding HTML email
  • Experience with NPM, Git, task runner (gulp, grunt etc.)
  • Knowledge of WordPress, Motion Graphics and an eye for creative design are all a big plus

Essential

  • Working with web services (JSON)
  • Experience of and enthusiasm for working within an Agile environment.
  • Excellent attention to detail and an analytical mind.
  • Ability to learn and adapt quickly to new languages and technologies.
  • Strong time management skills and ability to effectively prioritize.
  • Strong communication skills.

 The OLIVER personality

  • A desire to always exceed clients’ expectations
  • A collaborative spirit, a people person with great communication skills
  • A passion for creative and communications