Front End Web Developer at Datafin Recruitment – Western Cape Cape Town


A leading search platform serving local and international clients, seeks the coding expertise of a Front End Web Developer to join its team building cutting-edge websites, backend systems and mobile apps. You will need at least 3 years of web development experience, including working on an Agile team. Your technology toolset should include HTML5, CSS3, LESS, SASS, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, Git/SVN, and SEO. You’ll also need experience building images, understanding cross-browser compatibility, and possessing responsive web development skills. If you are passionate about software development, performance, scalability and user experience, APPLY NOW!


  • 3 or more years of web development experience.
  • Experience working in an Agile team.
  • South African citizenship.

Skill –

  • Web markup including HTML5, CSS3.
  • Server-side CSS preprocessing platforms, such as LESS and SASS.
  • Client-side scripts and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery.
  • Handling asynchronous requests, partial page updates and AJAX.
  • Image creation, to be able to make adjustments to an image.
  • Understand cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Familiarity with code versioning tools, such as Git/SVN.
  • Understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that the application adheres to them.
  • Responsive web development skills.

Advantageous –

  • Knowledge of advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks, such as AngularJS, KnockoutJS, React, etc.
  • Adobe Photoshop, Gimp and/or Illustrator.
  • Sketch/Invision.

Although we would really like to respond to every application, if you are not contacted for this position within 10 working days, please consider your application unsuccessful.


When applying for a job, make sure you meet the minimum job requirements. OnlySouth African citizens will be considered for this role. If you are not at the stated location of any of the jobs, please note your relocation plans in all job applications and correspondence. Please email a word copy of your CV to [Email Address Removed] and mention the reference numbers of the works. We have a job listing on [URL Removed] Datafin IT Recruitment – Jobs in Cape Town.

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