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Web Developer / Front End

Mid-Weight Front End Developer – Johannesburg

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We are looking for a mid-weight Front End Developer for a super agency in Johannesburg. The successful candidate has an understanding of layout aesthetics and a rigor for programming are prerequisites. Expertise in combining user interface know-how with CSS, HTML, JavaScript and jQuery with an in-depth knowledge of web technologies gained from research and experience is a must. In addition, an understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development and deployment, with some back-end knowledge, is important. The ideal candidate has a strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems such as Drupal, Umbraco and WordPress, as well Adobe Creative Suite. Experience with responsive and adaptive design is also a big plus. Don’t miss this fabulous job opportunity at a fabulous ad agency.

Responsibilities

  • Develop functional and appealing web- and mobile-based applications based on usability
  • Provide website maintenance and enhancements
  • Use a combination of mark-up languages to write web pages
  • Write functional requirement documents and specifications
  • Create quality prototypes on tight timelines
  • Assist back-end developers with coding and troubleshooting
  • Create cascading style sheets (CSS) that are consistent across all browsers and platforms
  • Maintain graphic standards and branding throughout the product’s interface
  • Stay up to date on emerging technologies
  • Promote usability best practices.

Requirements

The successful candidate must have/be:

  • Industry relevant tertiary qualification
  • 5 years’ experience as a Front-end Developer
  • Excellent knowledge of browser troubleshooting and debugging practices and techniques
  • Knowledge of some SEO principles
  • Experience with mark-up languages
  • Experience with JavaScript, CSS and jQuery
  • Knowledge of Adobe Suite
  • Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on company’s success
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Team player
  • Good time-management skills
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills.

Should you not receive a response within 10 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

City: Johannesburg
Country: South Africa
Level of Expertise: Mid
Remuneration: Negotiable
Reference Number: #Chris2023