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Front End Developer

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Cape Town CBD
Job TypePermanent
EducationDegree or Diploma
Experience3+ years

Job Description

Front End Developer position is available with a great company in the CPT area. The client is looking for someone with strong experience in HTML and CSS, leadership characteristics, high sense of urgency and a team player.


• As a Front End Developer, your main responsibility will be the production, modification and maintenance of websites and web application’s user interfaces.

• This involves working closely with designers, in using HTML/CSS/JavaScript, to turn their static Photoshop designs into working browser based web pages.

• Discussing technical solutions with clients and providing innovative new ideas to solutions.

• Train other non-technical staff particularly designers.

• Maintaining a high awareness of industry issues and trends, particularly in regard to accessibility, usability, and emerging technologies, and keep team members informed .

• Constantly seeking to develop yourself by learning new technologies and keeping abreast of your markets developments.

• PHP would be beneficial as will experience working with WordPress, our CMS of choice.

Qualifications and Experience:

• Excellent HTML5, CSS3 programming skills

• Coding valid XHTML and CSS mark-up

• Developing cross-browser and cross-platform compatible solutions

• Exceptional JavaScript programming skills

• Experience with JQuery

• Knowledge of working with JavaScript frameworks to create rich interactive content

• Experience integrating with server-side code to produce dynamic pages

• Good understanding of Web Accessibility

• Some experience in AJAX techniques

Skills that will also be beneficial:

• Knowledge of HTML Email best practices.

• Experience working with version control systems such as SVN

• Experience using front-end technologies such as Backbone and CoffeeScript

• Experience building and updating WordPress templates

• Experience in creating SVG animations

Interested candidates can forward their comprehensive written applications to the following e-mail: or fax to: 086 600 7977, you can also contact Justine on 011 807 8064

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 working days after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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