Studio 29

Web Developer - JavaScript / HTML / CSS

  • Location Durbanville, Western Cape
  • Category Front-end Developer
  • Job Type Permanent
  • Salary Competitive
  • Ref # 5252


  • Competitive salary paid monthly
  • Medical aid contributions
  • Quarterly performance incentives
  • Pension fund contribution
  • Group life cover
  • Communication allowances
  • Undercover parking
  • Half day off on your birthday
  • 5 “personal” days leave a year, over and above your normal annual leave.
  • Staff events, daily popcorn, snacks, cool offices.

Where you can make a difference:

A technology company offering innovative, customer-centric solutions, are looking for a talented Web Developer who is passionate about building products used by millions of people. You will be part of a very competent team that works on mission critical applications contributing in all phases of the development process. You will be responsible for front-end development, supporting business objectives while providing expertise in full software development lifecycle, from concept and design, to testing.


The Role:

  • Building and maintenance of user interfaces and client-side web applications on our commercial platforms.
  • Work cross-functionally with Design, Product, Marketing, Engineering, and other departments as needed.
  • Development work aligned to the coding methodology.
  • Support of applications and environment while working with on-site and remote development teams.
  • The core focus of this role will be front-end web technologies where they use CSS/JS/HTML, AngularJS 1.5, Bootstrap

Essential traits:

  • Be Curious, Be Collaborative, Be Courageous, Be Creative.
  • Excellent communication: Strong written and oral communication skills which can be adapted to a range of audiences
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work reliably and responsibly with internal and external colleagues
  • Analytical and organised
  • Ability to think creatively and take an innovative and flexible approach to problem-solving in a fast-changing technology driven company
  • Ability to prioritise tasks
  • Willingness to assist with or perform tasks outside of own job description and function as required
  • Ability to take on responsibility, ownership and be accountable for results and actions take


  • 3+ years of software development experience with JavaScript/HTML/CSS
  • Diploma in Information Technology, BTech (IT), B.Sc. Computer Science, or equivalent
  • Degree a significant advantage
  • Proficiency with Linux (CentOS)
  • Familiarity with Agile and Scrum methodologies and embracing of their values and principles
  • Have significant experience developing Enterprise Grade applications at scale
  • Have excellent technical documentation skills, and excellent communication across multiple cultures and time zones
  • Understanding of SQL databases such as MySQL, and integration of data from various back-end services and databases
  • Familiarity with Version Control systems such as Git
  • Familiarity with: Java 8, Spring, Spring Data, Jersey, Hibernate, Kafka, Avro, Tomcat, JUnit, Facebook API, Twitter API
  • Familiarity with Web UI: CSS/JS/HTML, AngularJS, Bootstrap
  • Familiarity with Databases: Cassandra, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Zookeeper, Kafka, Redis, Amazon S3, Liquibase, ETL, BI reporting and data integration tools
  • Familiarity with Logging: Log4j, ElasticSearch, Kibana, Logstash, FileBeats
  • Familiarity with: AWS (Amazon Web Services), SonarQube, Jenkins, Maven, XMPP, JIRA