Front-end development

Front end developer

Permanent — full time

About the role

As a front end developer at Storm, you'll be part of the creative team at our modern offices in historic Leith. You’ll work collaboratively within our diverse project teams across a broad remit of projects. You'll build prototypes and production UIs on greenfield projects using the best modern web technologies, add features and optimise UIs on existing projects under support, and help maintain our tooling and open source code.

About you

You may have a degree-level qualification, production development experience or a code portfolio.  You should have a good grounding in HTML5 and CSS and a grasp of JavaScript fundamentals, programming logic and constructs. You may have an awareness of accessibility, client-side performance, cross-browser and device compatibility, modular JavaScript and package management, command line and version control experience, but most importantly you are smart and have an appetite to learn the craft of front end development.

You'll also need to be:

  • enthusiastic and motivated
  • a great communicator, enjoying collaboration and asking questions
  • an open-minded and creative individual
  • organised and good at prioritising work
  • focused, with sharp attention to detail
  • passionate about what you do

What you'll do

You'll have a range of responsibilities and opportunities to learn. You will:

  • work with the other members of a project team to define features and functionality for our clients’ applications
  • participate in agile development workflows
  • undertake rapid prototyping to support discovery and design
  • develop accessible user interfaces in semantic, standards-compliant HTML5
  • write responsive, well-structured CSS
  • work with web APIs, manage models, and augment behaviours using a range of JavaScript specifications, libraries, and frameworks
  • use and evolve our NodeJS-based UI toolchain
  • participate in our in-house (second line) support of applications you and others have built
  • integrate UI into a variety of backend systems
  • optimise UI performance and accessibility
  • ensure cross-browser support, progressive enhancement and graceful degradation
  • maintain high awareness of front end issues and trends, and contribute ideas on improving front end  development approaches and methodologies


What's in it for you? Check out our benefits package to find out.


If you think this is for you, we’d love to hear from you.

Just use the form to send us a copy of your CV, a link to your portfolio, and a covering letter telling us why you’d like to work at Storm. Let us know which of your achievements you’re particularly proud of and why you think you’re right for the role.

To find out what happens next, check out our recruitment process.

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At Storm we believe in equal opportunities

We know that a diverse workforce brings with it diverse ways of thinking, fresh perspectives, and new approaches to solving problems — benefitting our employees and our clients. Storm is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone.