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Front- End / Web Software Developer

Cape Town

Job Role

A well-established brand with a global strategy, that prides itself on making people’s lives easier through frontier technology that creates enabling opportunities is looking for a Front-End Web Developer who is passionate and self-motivated with the ability to combine the art of design with the art of programming by utilizing HTML, CSS and jQuery to develop effective user interfaces on various web platforms and mobile apps.

Minimum Requirements

  • Matric
  • A relevant tertiary qualification (degree / diploma) in IT with 2-3 years’ proven experience in software development

Skills Required:

  • Proficient understanding of HTML and CSS
  • Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery
  • It will be an advantage if you have a good understanding of advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks, such as AngularJS, KnockoutJS, BackboneJS, ReactJS, DurandalJS etc.
  • 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 Photoshop is a plus.
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as (Git / Mercurial / SVN)
  • Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them

Responsibilities:

  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders

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