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Frontend Developer

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in South Africa. Johannesburg
SalaryR20000 - R30000
Job TypePermanent
EducationBSc Degree or Equivalent
Experience3 years’ experience

Job Description

We’re looking for an experienced front end developer who is highly proficient at building mobile first websites on WordPress and fully understands UX and the optimisation thereof. Someone who eats, sleeps and lives digital. An intelligent, self-motivated person who is obsessed with producing pixel perfect, award-winning work on deadline and under pressure.

If you’re passionate about using the latest technologies to challenge and grow your skills working on complex responsive website projects, mobile apps, API integrations and Facebook apps for some of South Africa’s best known brands, then this is the job for you.


• Three+ years in front-end web development in a digital agency environment

• A strong understanding and working experience with front-end web technologies

• An expert in front-end development using HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript (jQuery)

• WordPress custom theme and plugin development

• Ability to utilise Bootstrap to create fully responsive HTML structures

• Experience with PHP

• Experience with interfacing with web services and APIs

• Understanding of web-based security implementations

• Experience with responsive web development

• Ability to produce beautiful, functional code from a PSD or wireframe

• Strong understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues

• Strong understanding of web standards

• A good understand of Search Engines and SEO

• Experience with Adobe Photoshop

• Experience with Bower and Grunt is beneficial

• Experience with a revision control system such as Git is beneficial

• Be comfortable working within a team as well as independently

• Ability to deliver great work under tight deadlines

• Ability to thrive in a fluid and agile environment

• Exceptional organisational skills and attention to detail, especially testing and quality assurance.

• Knowledge of code documentation and handover processes

• Good communication skills and interpersonal skills

• Related tertiary education

• A great digital portfolio that showcases your potential

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to Jenna on or fax to 086 572 8877. You can also contact Jenna on 031 350 4405.

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

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