Senior Frontend React Developer
Cape Town, South Africa, Western Cape, ZA
23h ago

The client is an entrepreneur-led investment growth partner scaling consumer and digital brands in Africa. They are a holding and operating company, based in South Africa, that conceives, launches, operates and invests in early- and mid-stage tech and consumer companies targeting the South African and Sub-Saharan African markets.

In line with their hands-on mentality they trust their employees with full accountability and autonomy from day one. This unique entrepreneurial and performance driven culture enables them to achieve executional excellence.

They are seeking a highly skilled and passionate React.js front-end developer to join their dynamic tech team, with focus on the buildout of a headless progressive web app mobile-first ecommerce platform, using React.

js on the frontend (app, mobile web, desktop) and Magento 2+GraphQL on the backend.

This role is ideal for a skilled developer looking to build amazing customer experiences, in a small team that is deeply involved in the success of their brands.

You will have far more interaction and impact on company success than you would in an agency or large corporate setup.


  • Developing and designing front end web architecture, as they build highly responsive applications.
  • Participate in UI / UX and design decisions, with a sense of ownership (along with the team) for the product
  • Design, develop and modify modules based on functional and system requirements.
  • Participate in the testing process through unit tests and bug fixes.
  • Participate and contribute in scrum meetings as well as sprint planning sessions.
  • Generate and maintain concise technical documentation.
  • Provide technical support and assistance to portfolio companies, on specifically relevant topics.
  • Backend :
  • Backend :
  • PHP 7 ( Magento 2 and GraphQL)
  • Frontend :
  • NodeJS / Typescript / Apollo Server
  • Replacing legacy HTML, CSS, jQuery, Magento 1 templates

  • Minimum 4 years of experience as a front-end developer
  • Previous experience developing with and using any or all of the following is essential : Javascript, Git, React.js.
  • Analytics, process driven thinker and attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated, results oriented team player.
  • Well organised, good communication and reporting skills.
  • Ability to thrive under tight project deadlines, and prioritise pragmatically.
  • Advantageous : UX design experience, Ecommerce dev experience (especially Magento), TypeScript, GraphQL (Apollo), Styled Components, Prototype, JQuery

    Please submit your CV to anke When applying, please include the job title in the subject line. Only suitably qualified / shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks of submission, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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