Studio 29

Front End Developer - Junior / Mid-level

  • Location George, Western Cape
  • Category Front-end Developer
  • Job Type Permanent
  • Salary Negotiable
  • Ref # 5587

Our client is an Australian based company based in Newcastle, and they are looking for a Junior to Mid-level Front End Developer to join their team based in George. (Must have a minimum of 2 years commercial experience)

About the company

Their aim is to provide simple products and services for their customers and soft landings, whenever they need it. They provide affordable, simple cover with easy claims, and employ people that focus on customers unique needs.

Part of their operating ethos is to provide a simple, quick and positive engagement for customers who need to make a claim.

Workplace culture is very important to them so they do everything they can to provide their employees with a fun workplace, excellent remuneration and an amazing team!

Key to success to this role is working with the UI/UX designers and other key stakeholders to bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks as well as how it works.

The essentials you will need

• Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3

• Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS

• Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including JQuery

• Good understanding of JavaScript libraries and frameworks, such as AngularJS, Knockout JS, BackboneJS, ReactJS, Durandal JS 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 Gimp or 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