Who we are:
Black Sun is a leading digital communications agency working on behalf of a range of global clients. Combining a unique blend of strategic insight and in-depth stakeholder communications expertise we have built a market leading reputation for our consultancy expertise, producing award winning digital communications, websites, extranets, video’s, social media campaigns, sustainability communications, corporate reports, investor and employee communications.
We are looking for a talented Front End Developer to join our growing Application Development team. You must be a keen team worker and collaborator but with great aptitude for autonomous work and pride yourself in creating high quality code and polished websites that accurately match the original designs. You love what you do, and you are excited to improve your skills as well as learning new ones. You have the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines and have a positive and fun attitude.
Your key responsibilities will include:
Develop front-end projects for a range of different online projects
Develop fully validated cross-browser XHTML websites using the latest CSS specification
Drive process and technology improvements within the web development methodology
Produce quality technical documentation
Develop and apply appropriate testing procedures to ensure that software performs correctly. In particular to ensure that software meets any cross platform/browser requirements laid down in the Technical Specification
Identify, evaluate and implement new technologies that could be beneficial to the business and to continuously monitor development standards, release processes and support procedures.
The successful candidate will need to have the following experience:
Expert knowledge of HTML5, XHTML AND CSS3
W3C WCAG 1.0
Knowledge of Website Testing
What are some of the benefits of joining us?
We invest heavily in our team to ensure every member has all the tools they need to develop their careers and have fun at the same time. We offer very competitive benefits including 22 days holiday (plus one additional bonus day awarded for each year worked with us -up to a maximum of 5 extra days), travel cards, pension plan, personal development plans, a unique office environment (ever wanted to work in a real Palace?), internal and external training programmes, socials (lots of socials!), childcare vouchers, breakfasts…remote working options, and a bonus scheme.
And most importantly we offer a fantastic place to work. Our people are brilliant; they know their stuff and they love to share their experience and knowledge to help others develop