Andy Golpys
Updated on 17 Nov 2020 · less than 1 minute read

Freelance Front-End Web Developer Needed

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Freelance Front-End Web Developer Needed

Because our studio and client base is growing - we are currently in need of a experienced front end web developer. You'll be working closely with our designers to realise their designs on a range of projects from standard websites through to eCommerce and web apps.

You will work on a freelance basis over 2 - 3 days a week, but you will have a permanent desk in our studio just outside of Manchester in Atherton. Travelling to the studio is easy by train with our studio only a 5 - 10 minutes walk from 3 different train stations.

Personality is important to us, as well as ticking these boxes but please be aware that the points marked[*] = Not required, but would be nice!

- Strong skills in HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript (jQuery).

- Experience in debugging and cross browser / device testing.

- A good understanding of responsive websites.

- Ability to write clean and quality code.

- A strong eye for design, with the ability to convert a photoshop design into pixel perfect code.

- Experience with CSS preprocessors such as LESS and SASS.

- Ability to use Git (via command line, or Tower).

- Experience with Content Management Systems (ExpressionEngine and Craft) [*]

- Understanding of MySQL databases, and working with MAMP. [*]

- A strong love for Lego [*]

If you tick the boxes and are interested in joining our team, please show us some of your work (Preferably live websites) and a little bit about yourself (Remember, we like personality!) to: [](

The deadline for this is 14th February 2014

(No recruitment agencies please)

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Andy Golpys
Co-Founder of MadeByShape. Most of my blogs are about business related aspects, not just web design.

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