Senior Front-End Developer

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

Our client, a leader in marketing and communication, is looking for a senior front-end developer to join their team in Cape Town. The successful candidate will participate in defining technical solutions and code architectures. You will also be responsible for development and delivery of production-ready code.

  • Delivery of end to end projects on your own and in multi-person environments
  • Providing technical guidance and instruction to other members of the team
  • Maintaining a high level of productivity and code quality
  • To work as part of a team without close supervision
  • Working with / Acting Project Lead to deliver successful projects
  • Review code of other developers to ensure optimal code structure and adherence to company coding standards


  • Comfortable experience developing dynamic pages more than look and feel layouts
  • Comfortable experience coding interactive JavaScript UIs, and integrating them with RESTful APIs
  • Five+ year’s software development experience including native JavaScript, OO JavaScript, JavaScript libraries and frameworks (jQuery)
  • Experience building responsive singe-page web applications
  • Expert knowledge of XHTML 1, cross-browser CSS
  • Experience of large-team development in integrated environments (e.g. Eclipse) using managed source control systems (e.g. Git)

  • Strong understanding of accessibility; the standards, patterns and approaches that enable web access for all users, irrespective of browsing technology
  • Familiarity with server-side integration
  • Experience in unit testing processes
  • Agile/Scrum
  • JIRA/Confluence
  • OO programming experience
  • AJAX/Backbone.js/Node.js/WebSockets
  • HTML 5, CSS3
  • Less/SASS
  • Client-side templating (handlebars, underscore)

  • Self-motivated with strong team spirit
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision as well as ability to work within a team
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to communicate well to both technical and non-technical staff

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.

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Posted on 19 May 08:51

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