Rixxo

Frontend Developer

Front End Developer in Bristol, ENG

Posted 2019-11-18
Description

Rixxo is determined to make the internet a better place. We have a belief in better and a burning desire to deliver on time and in budget.

Our team is full of talented individuals who make their voices heard and put their stamp on every project. We are looking to add to this with someone who is not just looking for a simple 9-5, but a second home that allows their passions to shine through and impact every piece of work we do.

We pride ourselves in engineering expertise, creative flair and problem-solving. You will not only be working on a range of eCommerce websites and UGC marketing projects for national and global brands, but also developing exciting and innovative internal projects designed to push the limits of our teams imagination abilities.

We have a unique approach to selling our services that involves becoming part of our clients businesses and treating them as our own. Their budgets are our budgets, their time is our time and their success is our success.

If you have an entrepreneurial spark, are inquisitive and innovative with a drive to deliver outstanding work then Rixxo is the place for you.


You will join a growing engineering department of digital innovators and professionals. As a frontend developer you will be responsible for conceiving and wireframing websites and app designs that meet the clients objectives. Creating interface design and coding in collaboration with the backend team to bring a project to life.

Rixxo are experts in online audience engagement with a commercial focus. Our work covers digital marketing campaigns, highly engaging websites and eCommerce builds, and you will be working across both types of project. We are looking for creative flair as well as solid engineering skills, combined to deliver really exciting, innovative and accessible experiences. Our mission is to change the way that audiences are engaged in an increasingly digital world, and deliver better experiences, every time, on time and in budget.

We expect expertise in JS, HTML and CSS. You’ll need to demonstrate how you bring that expertise to interaction design and engineering for SEO & accessibility. We would also like to see experience of Node, React and production tools such as Gulp & GIT, but these are nice to haves. If you’ve got solid native JS, you’ll pick them up. Speaking of which, you will need to know what ES6/7 is and explain how you use it to build modular, efficient and maintainable code. We want to feel your UX love and be convinced you have an great eye for detail.

Part of this role will be getting involved in the consulting periods with clients and leading them to success. The ability to explain what you do and how well you do it to non-technical people will set you apart from the crowd.

From time to time you will project manage the team around you as a project lead within your team. This gives us a deeper understanding of our own processes and allows us to learn, find opportunities for improvement and continue to streamline the process in which we enjoy working, rather than being dictated to by a process that does not work. We are certainly focused on the destination more than the journey.


Rixxo creates user-generated content campaigns, websites, eCommerce sites and other interesting and curious apps to entice audiences to interact with brands. We deliver on time and in budget.

We have grown our agency like many from two guys starting in a frontroom to operating at a global level with brands and businesses of all sizes. It’s more about what problems we are solving than who we are solving them for. Yes we have some glamours names but we want to create a workspace for people to thrive, grow and make their own destiny.


We want the skills listed below but we are also looking for someone who works well in a team. Communication skills are vital as you will be one of the main points of contact with our clients. We expect you to be sensitive to the demands of project specification and budget, making recommendations appropriate to both.

We operate a highly collaborative, open management style, so we are looking for a new member of the team who can bring ideas, life experience and a wealth of interests to our projects. You should be up to date on the latest UX and UI thinking and the web technologies that underpin it. We will be looking for insights and suggestions in production methodology and expect immediate contributions in this area on your start in this role.


Essential Experience:

At least 2+ years of commercial experience
HTML, HTML5
CSS, CSS3, SASS or Less
Native JavaScript, as well as familiar with frameworks such as jQuery
Ajax, JSON, Node
Basic understanding of PHP
Excellent problem solving skills and attention to detail


Desirable Experience:

React, React Redux
Gulp / Grunt Task Automation
Source control such as GIT or SVN (BitBucket or GitHub)
Adobe Creative Suite
WordPress Theme Development
Magento Theme Development
Sketch, Invision
Understanding of UX/UI interaction


Other Benefits:

Apart from being part of a world-class team and working with some of the best brands you’ll also receive some, all or more than the following benefits. You can read more about our culture on our website, and see more on Instagram.

Daily Fika (Tea and Cake break with team)
Conference budgets at opportunities to speak at and attend events.
Cycle to Work Scheme
Personalised avatar and mug (cooler than it sounds)
Team pension
No commute into London.
Flexible hours
Additional Christmas Paid Holiday
Personal Development Plan and Support
R&D time to work on new self-generated projects
Cycle to Work Scheme
Monthly Social Activities
An Avatar!!
Personalised Mug (cooler than it sounds)

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Company summary

Deep in the heart of our team is a passionate, curious and social spirit that thrives on providing commercial solutions that deliver results.
In a world where interactions are increasingly digital, we believe in a better, more engaging and inclusive environment to interact.
We make digital products full of natural and authentic human interactions.
We are not defined by the tools we use or services we offer. Instead we take the time to understand what success looks like and use our skills and passion to deliver measurable results.

Perks

Daily Fika (Tea and Cake break with team)
Conference budgets at opportunities to speak at and attend events.
Cycle to Work Scheme
Personalised avatar and mug (cooler than it sounds)
Team pension
No commute into London.
Flexible hours
Additional Christmas Paid Holiday
Personal Development Plan and Support
R&D time to work on new self-generated projects

Cycle to Work Scheme
Monthly Social Activities
An Avatar!!

Interview process

Step one is phone screening.
Step two is face to face interview.

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