Frontend Developer - Cape Town

2019/10/29 1:09:12 PM
Our Product team is highly committed to provide the most innovative and engaging sites to entertain our mobile users on a global scale. We are looking for an experienced Frontend Developer that, collaborating in this cross-functional and multicultural team, is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming.

Responsibilities will include translation of the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application. You will work with the UI/UX designer and bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks as well as how it works.

The Frontend developer we are looking for is someone technically expert, always at the forefront of mobile and web technologies and with a strong understanding of the whole web development process, so that will play a key role on making our web products extremely appealing and responsive to guarantee our mobile users the best experience ever.

Core responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

Review designs created by UX/UI designers; ask any necessary clarifying questions before starting on work and ensure the technical feasibility of these designs
Recommend appropriate technologies to implement new features.
Write code to implement those visual elements into various web applications
Optimize websites and applications to ensure fast loading speeds and scalability
Ensure cross-browser and device compatibility of web development
Collaborate with members of the product team (including designers and back-end developers) to consistently improve functionality and user-friendliness of the web applications
Maintain websites and implement any necessary additions or enhancements
Identify and troubleshoot various website issues and coding problems
Maintain updated knowledge of the development industry and any advancements in technology

Qualifications and Experience:

5+ years in a front end development role
A bachelor's degree in computer science or a comparable discipline.
Strong knowledge in most of the following: HTML5, CSS, SQL, AJAX, jQuery, PHP and web services
Experience using Laravel or similar MVC framework
Experience using frameworks such as , or for building user interfaces (preference will be given to candidates who have significant working experience with VUE.JS)
Experience with testing frameworks and frontend development tool
Ability to interpret and implement web designs
Understanding of the entire web development process, with an emphasis on front end design and development
Solid understanding in cross-browser and multiplatform web development, mobile optimization and web-based application building.
Flexibility to adapt to changing instructions and requirements
Willingness to troubleshoot and solve complex problems
Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
Exceptional design sense, production value and attention to details
Strong communication skills to effectively collaborate with designers, developers, and other team members.

Company Benefits:
We are continually adding and improving our benefits but here are some of the perks we offer:
Private healthcare
Half Fridays
Complimentary catering and as much coffee as you can drink!

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