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Front End Web Developer

Sales | Maidstone, Kent, United Kingdom | Full Time

Job Description

Who we are:

GlobalSign was formed in 1996 as one of the Internet’s original trust service providers (you probably know us as a Certificate Authority). Over the years we have issued millions of digital certificates that have been used to secure commerce and communication on the Internet. Our solutions take the pain out of using cryptography and help organizations solve complex problems with increased productivity and peace of mind.

Who we’re looking for:

We're seeking full-time Front-End Developer at its UK office location in Maidstone, Kent. This new team member will ideally be a wired-in forward-thinking web geek who maintains an awareness of industry trends for fun, spends their spare time testing new web technologies, and is driven to contribute significantly to the direction and implementation of successful large-scale web projects.

Although the primary responsibility is code creation and maintenance, candidates with broad areas of expertise will be looked upon favorably, as the role has potential to expand in several directions (e.g. analytics, conversion rate optimization, SEO, user testing) depending on the skills and interests of the candidate.

The successful candidate will join an awesome international team of designers and developers to make and maintain industry-leading web properties.


Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum of three years experience building and maintaining complex websites/web application
  • High-level competence in handwritten XHTML/CSS and DOM manipulation
  • Solid jQuery experience  (or other JS libraries)
  • Strong Photoshop skills (or equivalent)


  • Writing and maintaining cross-browser compliant XHTML/CSS/JavaScript
  • Implementing HTML5 and CSS3 where appropriate
  • Troubleshooting cross-browser issues
  • Optimizing web assets for optimal speed and performance
  • Implementing new technologies into existing web properties

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Interest/competence in scripting languages (e.g. PHP, Python)
  • Background in rich media production (podcasting, screencasting, etc.)
  • LAMP experience a significant plus
  • Working knowledge of SEO principles
  • Knowledge of the SSL/PKI industry

If this sounds like it could be you, send us a CV and some examples of the work that you’re most proud of.

GlobalSign is an equal opportunity employer with locations all over the world. Aside from being a great place to work for full time employees we offer an excellent benefit package that includes Health, Dental, 401k, Life Insurance, and a generous time off and holiday schedule.

GlobalSign is an equal opportunity employer.

All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status; medical condition, disability; or any other legally protected status.