Front End Developer – 5 Month Contract
The Focus Group
Cape Town, Western Cape
4d ago
source : findojobs-za
  • Cape Town - Ability to write, code, develop and build world-class web-based applications that span across multiple digital touch-points;
  • online, mobile, social platforms as well new emerging technologies. Competency in translating our company and customer needs into functional and appealing interactive applications with seamless back-end and 3rd party API integration (where applicable).

    To be a tech-savvy professional, who is curious about new digital technologies and aspires to combine usability with visual design.

    Use HTML, CSS (SASS) and Javascipt to create user-friendly web pages, mailers and rich media online and mobile ad formats.

    Collaborate with back-end developers and web designers to improve usability.Develop following a mobile-first approach.Work alongside back-end developers with coding and troubleshooting / debuggingEnsure high quality graphic standards and brand consistency.

    Create prototypes, mockups, and staging sites for review and feedback.Optimize applications for maximum speed and enhanced performance.

    Write code to implement the visual elements into various web applications.Work on the full life cycle development of time sensitive projects.

    Recommend appropriate technologies to implement new features.Maintain and improve programming languages by staying up-to-date on emerging technologies.

    Maintain updated knowledge of the development industry and any advancement in technology.Meet tight deadlines when required.

    Review designs created by web designers; ask any necessary clarifying questions before starting on work.Review code, layout, and design for projects before client meetings.

    Build, deliver, and iterate to help scale projects.Get feedback from, and build solutions for, users and clientsContribute to a team of back-end developers, designers, project managers, and client relationship management teams.

    Provide regular updates and technical support for new clients up to one month after product deployment.Proactively provide recommendations for performance improvement, balancing, usability, and automation.

    Operate autonomously to implement solutions according to instruction and in-line with policies and standards.Preserve standards complianceDesigning, coding and debugging applications.

    Translation and adaption of designs into HTMLSupport and maintain software.Testing all developed applications / fixes to ensure thorough testing has taken place.

    Ensure that constant communication is maintained with stakeholders.Assist in developing a culture of learning and exploration.

    Qualifications : Minimum of a diploma / BSc degree in Computer Science or Software Development Proven work experience as a Front-End DeveloperHands on experience with markup languagesAn ability to perform well in a fast-paced environmentExcellent analytical and multitasking skillsAn in-depth understanding of the entire web development process : UX and UI design (comprehension of user experience and layout aesthetics)Development (robust coding and programming with knowledge of SEO principles as well as device & browser compatibility testing performance included and debugging)Deployment (familiarity with setting up staging environments and server-side management) Skills : Communication skillsProblem-solving skillsAbility to work as part of a teamAbility to take initiativeHTML and CSS knowledgeExperience with JavaScriptExperience with the React framework.

  • CreativityCustomer service skillsKey Programming Technologies : JavaScriptHTMLCSS (Sass)ReactTools & Software : Familiarity with Adobe Suite;
  • Photoshop & IllustratorCompetent with Git Version controlAbility to navigate and customize Content Management Systems (WordPress, Shortstack etc.

    Can work in Visual Studio CodeAttributes : Effective problem-solving skillsStrong conceptual thinkerGood time-management skills, deadline driven and able to produce quality work within set time constraintsGood attention to detailGood communicatorWillingness to work hardAbility to work well with other developersAn interest in the radio / media environmentAn inquisitive mind, keen to investigate new technologies and market developments

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