Front End Developer
We are Twigkit
Twigkit is an ambitious, fast-growing software company based in Cambridge, UK and Los Angeles, California.
We develop a suite of modular components for building search applications of any size and shape. Our modules can retrieve data from any combination of search engines, databases anddata providers simultaneously, offering both broad reach and flexibility.
We work with clever organisations across all industries including technology, financial, media and manufacturing which means we have a wide variety of different challenges to tackle!
We're looking for a smart, passionate and hard working front-end developer to join our Cambridge team, extend our products and help to develop the next generation of data visualisation and user interaction patterns.
You will have a good understanding of asynchronous client-side coding and an eye for good design. You will bridge the gap between our back-end developers and our designers to ensure an optimal UX for our wide variety of customers.
What we're looking for
We need someone who has:
- High level of proficiency in general web technologies (HTML5, CSS3, etc)
- Experience of data modelling, infographics and visualisation
- Passion and knowledge around best practices and methodologies in client-side software development
It would also be a bonus if you have experience in:
- Java or a similar object-oriented programming language, ideally with a good academicbackground in computer science or related disciplines
- CSS scripting languages, such as LESS or SASS
- Search engines/NOSQL engines like Elasticsearch and Solr or their commercialcounterparts (HPE IDOL, Google Search Appliance, etc)