Front-End Developer

Dotsavvy, an award-winning digital marketing agency, is seeking a highly motivated, technically-minded front-end developer that can think strategically, execute swiftly, and collaborate effectively to help express our client's brands, products, services and content across all and any of their websites. The ideal candidate will be a detail-conscious individual who wants to work with a dynamic, industry-leading team. You should be able to translate our business and client needs into functional and appealing interactive mobile responsive websites built on WordPress.

Responsibilities

  • Excellent skills at creating user-friendly websites from scratch using WordPress
  • Maintain and improve websites
  • Optimize websites for maximum speed
  • Design mobile-based features
  • Collaborate with back-end developers and digital designers to improve website usability
  • Get feedback from, and build web-based solutions for our clients
  • Write functional requirements documents and guides
  • Create quality mockups and prototypes for websites
  • Help back-end developers with coding and troubleshooting
  • Ensure high-quality graphic standards and brand consistency
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging web technologies

Requirements

  • Experience with modern front-end development environment and methodologies
  • Hands-on experience with HTML, CSS3, Angular, JavaScript, C#, PHP, MySQL, mark-up languages, jQuery
  • Hands-on experience with browser testing and debugging
  • Strong at documentation and process
  • Strong communication skills to translate technical requirements across digital disciplines
  • Experienced in implementing web-based applications
  • Computer Science degree or the equivalent plus three years experience, or, five years of experience performing activities within these requirements
  • Experience with multi-threaded development
  • Cloud knowledge/experience
  • Experience with test-driven and agile website development and QA methodologies

Skills

  • Preferred experience in working for a digital agency and/or freelancing in the area of website design and development
  • Experience with test-driven agile website development
  • Ability to map joint organizational vision and long-term thinking, imagination, and idea generation
  • Knowing when to push an agenda and when to let a situation develop, rest, or advance
  • Exceptional ability to lead change using positive and collaborative methods
  • Outstanding end customer/consumer relationship
  • Solid understanding of upstream and downstream dataflow
  • Be able to identify gaps and areas that need improvement in the workflow of the business
Dotsavvy
http://www.dotsavvyafrica.com
Nairobi, KE