Senior Front-End Developer

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As a Senior Front End  Developer, you will work with a design team of UX/Design and UI developers alongside a number of agile full stack development teams, taking ownership over the front end, defining and driving the standards and technologies used by Bud. You will need to have significant experience/expertise in architecting API driven SPA’s and full-stack UI development.



The Government’s 2020 Apprenticeship Strategy will drive unprecedented change in the sector and will see record levels of funding and business interest. Bud provides a market-leading solution that helps business maximise these new opportunities. Our vision is to provide a service that has strong appeal globally and across all parts of the workplace education and training marketplace.

Bud’s software is a powerful and intuitive apprenticeship management platform designed to simplify the delivery of apprenticeships and bring the many processes together within a single system. Bud seamlessly combines application management, programme creation, learning delivery, workforce and learner reporting, funding management and more.

Located at the top of Park Street by Clifton Triangle, Bud has wonderful shops, cafes, bars and restaurants on its doorstep.  We are part of an exciting office space regeneration project alongside a new business incubator, Origin Workspace, with a private gym on our ground floor and a roof-top terrace providing stunning panorama views over Bristol.  At Bud we believe in a healthy work-life balance, with a positive and inclusive learning culture based on our values of integrity, trust and commitment.  You will be surrounded by innovators and original thinkers, able to thrive and do the best work of your careers, with regular, fun social activities.

This is the perfect time to join a rapidly growing business with ambitious plans, led by Founders with an impressive track record in the sector.



We judge each person on their own individual merits and while solid technical ability is essential, this has to be combined with a positive can-do attitude, pride in delivering to our promises, excellent communication skills and a desire for self-improvement.

We constantly evaluate the most appropriate technology for any given problem so a willingness to explore and learn new technologies is a must.



+ Coding Standards – HTML, SCSS and Sass/LESS/etc, JavaScript
+ Angular 2+
+ HTML 5
+ BEM Methodology
+ Style Guides or Pattern Libraries, “a common language”
+ Regression Testing
+ Dependency Management, package managers, etc.
+ Build Systems, Grunt/Gulp/etc.
+ Linting, Compiling, Minifying, etc
+ Performance Optimization for CSS, JS, images, asset caching
+ Continuous Integration
+ Knowledge of accessibility and mobile first development approaches
+ Understanding the cascade, inheritance, semantics
+ Being able to choose the best style of CSS organization for the project
+ Organizing and building UI modules, working closely with UX or more visually-focused designers/CSS developers
+ Consistency of modules, look and feel, UI interactions
+ Creating file and folder structure and naming conventions, for HTML and CSS, most likely JS/TS as well
+ Helping define back-end naming conventions for consistency
+ Understanding the technological and business implications of a task
+ Understanding technical debt, and “perfect is the enemy of done”
+ Prototyping and conceptual solutions
+ Designer/Developer handoff tools such as Zeplin, Indesign and Abstract
Contract Type: Full Time Employee

Contract Term: Permanent

Salary Range: up to £65,000 pa depending on experience

Location: Bud Systems, 40 Berkeley Square, Bristol BS8 1HP, GB


If you think you would fit in well here, please email your CV and covering email to

Good luck to all our applicants!