JAVASCRIPT FRONTEND DEVELOPER

About the Role

  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
  • Ensure delivery of high quality (defect-free) work that accurately meets specifications. Ensure consistency and attention to detail.
  • Take charge of responsibilities and make the necessary decisions within the limits assigned.
  • Find new and innovative solutions, workable ideas and concepts, open-minded and resourceful and able to come up with solutions and initiate activities to resolve problems
  • Plan and design software products.
  • Identify problems and translate them into practical solutions.
  • Debug, test and troubleshoot system hardware and software, both locally and remotely.

About You

  • 2 plus years’ experience in related field.
  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
  • Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery
  • Extensive experience with at least one JavaScript, frameworks ( AngularJS, KnockoutJS, BackboneJS, ReactJS,)
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image. Familiarity with tools such as Gimp or Photoshop is a plus.
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools. preferably Git
  • Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them.
  • Experience with GWT or Vaadin is preferred but not required
  • Experience with Java preferred but not required

How to Apply

We actively promote diversity, creativity, and professionalism in the workplace.

To apply, please email your CV to joseph.kimani@esoko.com

To learn more about the company, visit www.esoko.com 

esoko
esoko.com
Nairobi, KE