Frontend JavaScript Developer - Datafin Recruitment, Cape Town

  • Cape Town
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: IT
  • Posted by Datafin Recruitment on Wednesday, September 18, 2019
  • Reference: 1909308
  • Apply before Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 26 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Datafin Recruitment


A passionate coder who loves staying at the forefront of the fast-changing JS world is sought by a leading digital production agency to join its team as their next Frontend JavaScript Developer. Your core role will be to work on mobile apps and responsive web projects, PWAs and API integrations. You will require at least 3 years' experience in web and / or mobile development, JavaScript (ES5 & ES6+), HTML, CSS including SASS and/or LESS, have worked with React / Vue / Angular, JavaScript-related tooling Webpack, Gulp, NPM, Babel, Yarn, etc., Git, Bitbucket, Github, experience slicing up designs and extracting assets from PSDs / Sketch files.


* Minimum of 3 - 5+ years' experience in web and / or mobile development.
* JavaScript (ES5 and ES6+), HTML and CSS (including SASS and / or LESS).
* Experience with more than one JS framework / library essential (React, Vue, Angular etc.).
* JavaScript related tooling (Webpack, Gulp, NPM, Babel, Yarn etc.).
* Version Control systems (Git) and platforms (Bitbucket, Github).
* Experience delivering projects from designs and functional specs through to production.
* Slicing up designs and extracting assets from PSDs / Sketch files.
* High level of attention to detail, both in matching a design and ensuring a smooth user experience.
* Experience working with RESTful APIs.

Advantageous -

* Node, Express.
* React, Redux and React Native.


* Happy to mentor and grow self-motivated less experienced team members.
* A code lover, with interesting hobby projects, open source contributions or proven talent through great work experience & results.
* Able to comfortably juggle multiple requirements.
* Energetic and eager to build some cool software.
* Honest & ethical.
* Punctual & professional.
* Creative thinker.
* Excellent communication skills, with the ability to express yourself well to clients (if required).
* A proven early adopter & researcher of new technologies
* Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving.
* Team player and not afraid of a bit of hard-work and fun with colleagues.

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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About Datafin Recruitment

Datafin was established in 1999 due to the need for a specialized IT recruitment solution. We offer a personalized and flexible recruitment service, specializing in providing both client and candidate with the perfect fit. We pride ourselves on the fact that we have established relationships with industry leaders as well as access to some of the most skilled and sought after candidates in the industry. Our database of over 25 000 candidates, cutting edge internal IT systems and extensive PPC marketing has ensured that we at the top of our game and one of SA’s leading recruitment agencies.