• Location: South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town
  • Salary: ZAR25000 - ZAR50000 per month + flexible hours, remote options
  • Technology: Front End Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 23rd Jul, 2019
  • Reference: NTS230719
Front-End Developer
Job Title - Front-End Developer
Job Type - Permanent
Location: Woodstock, Cape Town

About the Client:

Do you want to work for a unique and life changing company? Do you want to be autonomous and work in a supportive team environment? If you want to work for a company who aims to genuinely change lives, keep reading.

You will work as a ​Front-End Software Developer​, with a strong focus on developing hybrid-native mobile apps. In addition, there would also be some programming in PHP for our customer and internal facing CRM websites.

You are to be a key driver in the development and maintenance of the product and therefore someone who can think confidently, independently and make informed decisions about the best tools and tech to utilise would be best suited for this role.

As their Front-End Developer you will be:

* Create new features and improve current features on our customer and facing apps
* Design mobile-based features
* Use markup languages like HTML to create user-friendly web pages
* Maintain and improve existing website
* Create quality mockups and prototypes
* Collaborate with back-end developers and designers to improve usability for both app & web
* Review code, layout, and design for projects
* Assess user data and make recommendations on product design
* Write functional requirement documents and guides
* Develop code libraries that can be used for multiple projects
* Help back-end developers with coding and troubleshooting
* Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies
* Recommend appropriate technologies to implement new features

Skills:

Essential Qualifications / Skills:

* A relevant tertiary qualification or substantial development experience
* Proven work experience as a Front-end developer
* Strong understanding of REST APIs and knowledge of how to interface with them
* Highly skilled Laravel developer using Backbone, Angular or similar frameworks
* XHTML and CSS
* JavaScript/Ajax
* Understanding of document description languages such as JSON and XML
* Experience with JavaScript, CSS and jQuery
* Familiarity with browser/app testing and debugging
* In-depth understanding of the entire web development process
* (design, development and deployment)
* Knowledge of SEO principles
* An ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment
* Excellent analytical and multitasking skills

Beneficial

* Experience with Cordova / Ionic 3 mobile development using Angular JS 2 and/or PHP
* Familiarity with software like Adobe Suite, Photoshop and content management systems
* Understanding of layout aesthetics/HCI design
* Development of intelligent chat bots
* Any experience working with MySQL
* Some experience working with AWS / CHS
* Knowledge of Google Firebase

Benefits:

* Free coffee,
* Free daily lunch
* Baked goods on occasion,
* Flexible working hours,
* Water Restricted Showers
* Table Tennis & games
* Amazing offices

Please ensure you meet the minimum requirements before applying for this position - due to a high volume of applications, if you haven't received a response within 5 working days your application has been unsuccessful.

Pearson Frank International is the leading Java recruitment firm, advertising more jobs than any other agency. We deal with both Digital Agencies & End Users Globally and by specialising solely in placing candidates in the market, I have built relationships with most of the key employers in the South African Market and have an unrivalled understanding of where the best opportunities and jobs are.

This is definitely a job you shouldn't let slip through your fingers. If you think that this job is something you might be looking for then please do not hesitate to contact me for a chat! Email: n.tolan-smith@pearsonfrank.com or Phone: 0875505663

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