Arnold Clark
Web Developer
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Our website has come a long way, but we'd like your help to make it even better.

You'll be joining some incredibly talented people and working on some exciting new projects that we're currently keeping under wraps. You'll have the opportunity to show off your skills building responsive pages, writing beautiful, test-driven JavaScript...

About Us

Arnold Clark is Europe's largest independent car dealer with over 200 dealerships across the UK. We are looking for a Front End Developer to join a talented and growing Rails-based web development team within our award-winning Digital Marketing Department.

About The Role

We are looking for a Front End Web Developer with strong HTML, CSS and Javascript/jQuery experience. This is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in some exciting, high-profile projects and be involved with shaping a new agile team within an established digital marketing department. We're building a team of genuinely talented and passionate developers who will be focused on doing things "the right way". We're looking for developers who are excited by the prospect of coming in every day to work within a team of people they like and respect, to work on challenging problems and learn from each other.

Must haves:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Javascript
  • Hand-written jQuery
  • Solid commercial experience
  • Experience working with a CMS or doing front end development on a web app
  • Passionate about front end technologies
  • Experience optimizing for front-end performance

Nice-to-haves:

  • HTML 5
  • Backbone (or other JS MVC framework such as Ember)
  • Jasmine (or other unit testing framework, JS or otherwise, such as QUnit)
  • Coffeescript
  • SASS / LESS
  • XML / XSLTs
  • Experience working in an agile environment (eg. Scrum, Kanban or XP)
  • Git (or other version control system)
  • Some back-end development experience (Ruby, PHP, .NET, Python, Node)
  • Experience working with back end teams (ideally using an MVC framework like Rails, Django or CodeIgniter)
  • TDD / BDD
  • Experience working with CI
  • A good computer science degree
  • Experience working within a tech startup or a technical role within a corporate
  • Comfortable at the *nix command line (Linux, OSX, AIX, Solaris etc)

About You

As we're recruiting on an ongoing basis we're looking to hear from candidates with all levels of experience including:

  • Experienced commercial front-end developer with 2-3 years experience looking to join a really talented team and improve their front-end skills and gain exposure to Ruby.
  • Mid-level front end developer with 3-7 years' experience.
  • Talented graduate developer with very solid front- and back-end experience, a demonstrable love of front-end technologies and some commercial experience / placement year.

The Perks

For the right person we'll be offering an excellent package, including:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Performance Related Bonus
  • A shiny 27" iMac with a second screen
  • Working with other talented developers
  • Discounts when you're buying a car
  • Discounts on other motoring costs
  • Life Assurance
  • Private Medical Cover*
  • Contributory Pension*

*Subject to qualification period

Think you've got what it takes to be a part of our team?

Please send a covering letter and a CV, with links to your best work.

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