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JavaScript UI Developer

JavaScript UI Developer

Posted 6 April by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Easy Apply Ended

JavaScript UI developer - 6 Months - Southampton

We are currently recruiting for a JavaScript Developer for an initial 6 month contract for an organisation based in Southampton. The organisation are currently developing a set of web-facing managed services. These services deliver geospatial capabilities to significant B2B customers.

The project is ongoing and moving into a phase delivering a working minimum viable product (MVP) version of the service based on a previously-constructed prototype.

You will work with the team to develop the front-end aspects of the product, designing, developing, testing to deliver web frontends based on UX team deliverables such as wireframes, visual designs & graphical assets. The frontends communicate with a GraphQL API-centric microservice architecture running on a cloud platform.

We are looking for an experienced Senior JavaScript web developer/ JavaScript expert with advanced React/Redux and Typescript skills. You'll have experience delivering dynamic frontend applications backed by GraphQL. Ideally, some usage of geospatial mapping libraries such as OpenLayers / Leaflet.

Essential Skills

  • Experience of React
  • Experience of Typescript & ES6
  • Experience of functional programming paradigms
  • Experience of delivering dynamic web frontends from UX assets such as wireframes & visual designs
  • Strong HTML, CSS & SASS skills


Desirable Skills:

  • Experience of Redux
  • Experience of GraphQL
  • Experience of complex JSON manipulation
  • Geospatial experience
  • Experience of OpenLayers mapping library
  • Proven of track record of working in an agile project environment using agile development methodologies.


You will be a collaborative team player, hands on with a proactive and creative approach to problem solving. This role does fall within scope of IR35, however the organisation is flexible with rates to accomodate the right skills for the role.

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