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About The Gym Group
We are UK’s best value 24/7 gym, releasing endorphins since 2008. Our vision is to provide affordable access to exercise facilities and expert help to every person who wants to improve their wellbeing. Whoever you are, whatever your motivation, wherever you are on the fitness journey, The Gym team are here for you. We are relentless in helping gym-goers break down new barriers: from a first-time gym user who is nervous walking in the door and needs help using a treadmill, to a fitness fanatic mastering the muscle-up, to a life-long runner training toward a sub-three-hour marathon.
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Front-end Developer
Croydon, UK
Greater London
United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Full time
17 Dec 2019
03 Dec 2019
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Finding your fit. It's what The Gym is all about. No matter your shape or size or experience, there's a place for everyone here. Whether you're walking into a gym for the first time or you're training for your 39th marathon, The Gym is where you take yourself to the next level.

We don't wanna make a big song and dance about it (we'll save that for our classes), but it's a pretty great place to work too. Whether you're a personal trainer, running the whole gym, or supporting the business centrally we'll provide a friendly, place where you can learn and improve that is flexible to your needs. It's not all bean bags and massages though, we push everyone to challenge their limits (sometimes further than they think they can go), because it's how you'll get the most out of your body or your career.

The proof is in the (low calorie, high protein) pudding: we have one of the lowest turnovers of staff of any gym company in the country, and happy colleagues make for a happy atmosphere which makes for happy members.

Seeing everyone at The Gym grow by taking on amazing development opportunities in a growing business, and trying their arm at new things gives us a warm fuzzy feeling. And we want everyone who comes to us to get a piece of that amazing just-smashed-my-personal-best action.

It's your purpose, our promise.

What will you be doing?
As a Front-end Developer you will:
* Create new page designs for a diverse range of users, building these into high-quality HTML, JS and CSS
* Work with internal and external back-end developers to implement high quality, mobile first webpages that are fully cross-browser compatible
* Support the digital team with front end fixes and improvements
* Create innovative solutions to UX and UI requirements that make best use of our CMS (Episerver)
* Participate in our agile development process
* Create mock-ups/wire frames in AdobeXD / Axure / similar

What do you need?
As a front-end developer you will be able to take a simple brief and turn it into a fantastic digital experience, including:
* Ability to design and develop fully responsive web interfaces
* In-depth knowledge of HTML and CSS development
* Experience of working in a transactional commerce environment
* Understanding of modern .NET enterprise CMS
* Ablility to create Photoshop prototypes and build into responsive front-end interfaces
* Understand and ensure W3C compliance across multiple web applications
* Knowledge of ASP.NET MVC/WebAPI, C#, Vue or React
* Experience of working with Visual Studio, TFS, or similar.
* An impeccable eye for detai

Personal Skills
We're looking for someone who will be a real asset to both the team by demonstrating:
* A high-performance mindset, with a highly analytical and commercially-minded approach
* Knowledge of a wide range of practices, approaches and tools that can improve online performance
* Interest in a wide range of digital technologies and innovation, and a great understanding of customer and market behaviour
* Exceptional interpersonal and senior stakeholder management skills, with the ability to explain complex concepts and influence people at all levels
* Self-motivated, charismatic, energetic, with an entrepreneurial mind-set and an ability to think laterally

* Lots of flexibility & freedom - we welcome discussions around working flexibly at the gym
* Free Gym membership for you and one other
* In-house development training opportunities
* 100s of lovely discounts on big brands
* Pension scheme
* 33 days holiday (Inc Bank Holidays)
* Cycle to work scheme
* Company Share Plan
* Season ticket loans
* Employee Assistant Programme

That's you, right?
Thought so.
Come and find your fit at The Gym …
apply now
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Danielle Neil The Gym Group

Danielle Neil

Assistant General Manager
London Canning Town, The Gym Group
Fitness is personal, something that seems simple for one person can be lifechanging for another