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Frontend Developer

An exciting opportunity for an amazing Frontend web developer with some experience in backend has arisen within the award-winning team at Jaywing Australia North Sydney office.
We require someone who is keen to use the very latest in web technologies and is able to create unique interactive pieces that utilise cutting-edge browser functionality as well someone who is experienced in developing highly polished website front ends for clients website.
We’re looking for someone who loves the web and is excited by the latest developments and features, for example emerging new technology. The right candidate should be aware of new developments like these and eager to use them in their creative website development.
You’ll be working closely with our award-winning design team, front-end developers, project managers, account managers and directly with clients to deliver world-class publicly visible websites.
key responsibilities
• Develop, test and deliver unique creative pieces using the latest front-end technologies
• Write clean, lean, well-documented code
• Work with the development team to spread knowledge and develop resources
• Work with our project managers to develop a delivery schedule for projects
• Day to day contact with clients, account managers, project managers and our design team
• Liaise with clients to understand their goals and translate them into requirements
skills required
• Very strong classic HTML and HTML5
• Solid CSS and CSS3 knowledge and a good level of experience with CSS3 animations
• A breadth of JavaScript knowledge and excellent knowledge of popular JavaScript libraries/frameworks
• Strong skills with responsive & mobile techniques
• Working knowledge of PHP & MySQL
• Innovative thinking
• Excellent attention to detail
• Ability to debug front-end site issues using inspector tools
• Experience working with CMS systems
• Knowledge of tools & frameworks such as Grunt, Node, Bower, Require, etc
• A friendly and approachable attitude
• Work well in teams
• Impeccable attention to detail
• Excellent problem solving capabilities
• Consistently proactive
• Trustworthy and amicable
• Good organisational skills

The candidate must have the following:
• Minimum 4+ years experience in similar role, ideally working in agency environment.
• Strong WordPress and WooCommerce experience in developing custom themes from scratch. You need to know hooks, filters and actions.
• Front-end skills – HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, LESS / Sass
• Back-end skills – PHP, MySQL
• Bitbucket, Github
• Gulp, Grunt, Bower
• Responsive development (desktop, mobile, tablet)
• Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, ability to work with design files for web development needs
• Attention to detail
• Good written and communication skills
The following will be a bonus:
• Exposure to MVC PHP frameworks – CakePHP, Laravel, CodeIgniter, etc.
• Ability to develop custom plugins, addons, modules for WordPress / WooCommerce
• Ability to work with REST APIs
• Experience creating responsive HTML newsletters in MailChimp, Campaign Monitor, etc.
• Exposure to any other CMS – Magento, Joomla!, Shopify, etc.
• Knowledge of Sketch
• Working knowledge of domain setup, DNS records and web hosting environments – cPanel, Plesk

North Sydney 2060

Jaywing

Interested?

Please send through your resume and examples of your work if possible!

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