Mid Front-End Developer

Remuneration:negotiable Market related 
Location:Cape Town, Woodstock
Type: Permanent
Company:Datafin Recruitment

An innovative UK-based Tech Company seeks a Mid Front-End Developer who won’t mind rolling up their sleeves and pitching in to help the team exceed ambitions. Your core role includes technical planning and delivering elements of front-end mobile and web applications. You will need to have exceptional HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript skills, at least three years’ experience in a commercial industry and be familiar working in a Unix environment on OS X and with the standard open sourcetool chain. Apply now for the chance to be at the forefront of developingcutting edge technology!

  • Deliver front-end elements of mobile and web applications.
  • Develop prototype interfaces for concept validation and testing.
  • Assist with technical planning alongside the CTO and development team.
  • Advise and assist on the overall development strategy and direction.
  • Take part in regular stand-ups, planning sessions, retrospectives and development sprints.
  • Contribute to creating and running automated testing, maintenance and bug-resolution processes.

Must-haves –
  • At least three+ years of development experience in a commercial environment.
  • In depth knowledge of HTML5 mark-up and the ability to create semantically correct document structures.
  • Extensive CSS3 knowledge – specifically around flexbox layouts, animations and 2D/3D transformations and media queries.
  • Significant responsive development experience, developing to fluid layouts, cascading breakpoints and/or specific viewports.
  • Solid JavaScript experience, ideally in an interactive UI setting.
  • Some experience with client-side JavaScript frameworks, ideally one or more of Ember, Angular, React or similar.
  • Experience with Git and Github and pull request workflows.
  • Comfortable working in a Unix environment on OS X.
Advantageous –
  • Writing CSS using the BEM methodology.
  • Creating/maintaining/implementing a UI style guide.
  • Some server-side development exposure, ideally with Ruby on Rails, Python, PHP or similar Object Orientated languages.
  • Hybrid mobile development and deployment wrappers like Phonegap, Cordova, Ionic or similar.
While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.

When applying for jobs, ensure that you have the minimum job requirements. Only SA citizens will be considered for this role. If you are not in the mentioned location of any of the jobs, please note your relocation plans in all applications for jobs and correspondence. Please email a Word copy of your CV to and mention the reference numbers of the jobs. We have a list of jobs on http://www.datafin.com. Datafin IT Recruitment - Cape Town Jobs.

Posted on 13 Feb 11:15

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