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Front End Developer - East Kilbride

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Ref: 66 Date Posted: Thursday 23 May 2019
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Join the Traveltek team and help shape the future of travel technology

Traveltek has been delivering cutting-edge booking solutions to travel agents, tour operators and wholesalers for almost two decades and is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading travel technology providers. Our comprehensive range of finely-tuned products helps our global client base - which spans more than 30 countries - to work smarter, improve their bottom line and enhance customer experience and retention.

We handle millions of transactions annually, offering real-time support to our clients. This calls for a dedicated team of experts, proficient in a wide range of skills; from developers, web designers, sales and marketing to project management, implementation and customer success. They all share a common passion for delivering high quality service standards and technical proficiency. Sound like you?

We’re pursuing an aggressive global expansion strategy and are always on the lookout for fresh talent to help us achieve our ambitious plans for growth. We are currently looking for a Web Designer to join our friendly and ever-expanding team and help us build the next generation of travel websites. Our Front End Development team helps major brands across the world build travel websites, getting involved at all stages of the process from initial wire-framing right through to design, build and testing - making this is a truly exciting and challenging position.

Your key responsibilities will include:

• Delivering high quality web applications built on React and our JSON API

• Developing front end using JSX, SCSS, and JavaScript in a modern development framework

• Working with our Product Team to bring new, and exciting enhancements to our customer base

• Striving for continuous improvement within the team

• Testing and reviewing web projects to ensure high quality production

The Ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate knowledge and or experience:

• Proficiency in standard web development technologies such as JavaScript ES5/6, React, SCSS, CSS3, HTML5

• Experience with client-side JavaScript frameworks.

• Experience with mobile web development

• Experience using CSS Pre-processors such as Sass or Less

• A high-quality portfolio of previous builds

The following additional skills and experience would be beneficial:

• Existing professional experience within a team environment or equivalent

• Excellent knowledge of UI and graphic design principles and tools

• A good grasp of wire-framing tools and practices

• Knowledge of CSS naming conventions (BEM/SMACSS or similar)

• Experience of front-end templating languages such as Nunjucks or Jinja

• Knowledge of front-end performance optimisation best practices

 

The position Front End Developer is an exciting, dynamic and highly rewarding one for the right candidate. In return, you’ll receive a competitive salary, a benefits package that includes holiday entitlement of up to 36 days, Private Health Care and Pension Contribution Scheme.

This position is full time and is based in Traveltek Headquarters in East Kilbride, Glasgow.

Foreign language skills, especially Spanish, German, Italian or French would be advantageous.

 

Team Spirit

Join Traveltek and you become part of a team that values strong working relationships, career progression and shared success. We are committed to your development and job satisfaction in the firm belief that if you excel, so do we. We want you to play a key role in our evolution and expansion, becoming part of our on-going success story – and the growing Traveltek family.

We look forward to having you on board!