Front end Developer

Front end Developer

Job Title: Front end Developer
Location: Western Cape
Salary: 660000.00
Reference: JN -082016-6577
Job Published: September 27, 2017 10:55

Job Description

  • Develop new user-facing features with a focus on responsive solutions
  • Front-end development through reusable, testable code and libraries
  • Detailed documentation of all developed code and its day-to- day processes
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimise application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end
  • Ongoing evaluation and optimisation of systems
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
  • Development of personal skill set in-line with industry trends to meet company objectives
  • Growing the front-end team
Skills & Qualifications
  • Excellent understanding of HTML and CSS
  • Excellent understanding of JavaScript Frameworks (Angular, Backbone, Vue, or similar is advantageous)
  • Basic competence with PHP and its surrounding technologies
  • Responsive / adaptive development for web and mobile experience.
  • Advanced CSS / SASS essential
  • Knowledge of front-end build tools (e.g. Grunt / Gulp)
  • Knowledge of front-end dependency management (e.g. NPM / Bower)
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image. Familiarity with tools such as as Gimp or Photoshop is a plus.
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser and mobile compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • 5+ Years’ experience in Front-end Web Development