Front-End Magento Developer

UK Only

Due to our growing client base we are currently looking for an experienced Front-End Magento Developer to join our development team on either a remote or office based basis.

Here at Xigen we are an established and fast-growing Ecommerce Agency based in Bedford, focusing on the design, development and marketing of high-performance ecommerce sites. Working with a large number of clients from SMBs to multinational blue chips. There is a focused but informal atmosphere in the studio with around 40 team members who enjoy the companies diligent and helpful approach to client projects.


What will you be doing?

As the Front-End Magento Developer, you will be responsible for developing both new and existing ecommerce sites for a variety clients. If you're interested in creating a user-friendly environment by writing code, then this job is for you. We expect you to be a tech-savvy professional, who is curious about new digital technologies and aspires to combine usability with visual design.

Some of the day to day duties of the Front-End Magento Developer will include:

  • Developing both new and existing applications
  • Ensuring all code is tested and reviewed to the highest standards
  • Clear communication with the team, and utilising project management tools such as Teamwork, Basecamp and Trello


What we're looking for:

As the Front-End Magento Developer, it is essential that you have:

  • Excellent Magento theming experience
  • Strong knowledge of front-end languages such as HTML, CSS & JavaScript
  • Experience with CSS extensions such as LESS or SASS
  • Familiarity of SEO within ecommerce best practices
  • Excellent knowledge of Git

It would also be a benefit if the Front-End Magento Developer had:

  • Magento Certification
  • Knowledge of JavaScript frameworks (RequireJS/React)


What about you?

  • If you're a self-confessed Nerd, Geek or Techy – then you'll fit in just right
  • We look for gifted candidates that have a life interest for all things web and developing code
  • Candidates must have the right to work in the UK
  • Xigen is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation


What can Xigen offer you?

As well as a salary of between £30,000 to £35,000 per annum, we offer:

  • 20 days holiday + public holidays and Christmas / New Year shutdown
  • No desks phones for developers (leaving you free to do what you do best)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Remote working available
  • 5 professional development days per year
  • Quarterly company profit share bonus
  • Dedicated 'chill out' room in the studio with a with sofa, big tv, ps4, VR, football table and shuffleboard
  • Free hot & cold drinks, plenty of fresh fruit and cakes are all available, just help yourself

If you like what you've read and would like to join one of the UK's fastest growing Digital Agencies, then hit apply and we'll be in touch!

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