Senior Front-End Web Developer at Michael Page South Africa Limited

Our client, a global cryptocurrency FinTech organization and digital bank, is currently looking to hire a senior front-end web developer with extensive design and programming experience to be part of a fully distributed team that works at 100 % from a distance.

Customer details

Our client is a global FinTech brand specializing in cryptocurrency and digital banking.

The description

The successful candidate in the role will perform the following duties:

  • Translation of design wireframes into actual code that will produce app visuals
  • Collaborate with the product designer to bridge the gap between graphic design and technical implementation
  • Be involved on both sides and define what the app looks like and how it works
  • Develop new features for users
  • Create reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of the design, from a visual and experiential point of view
  • Optimize the application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Make sure all user input is validated before submitting it to the back-end
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders


Required Skills :

  • Thorough understanding of web markup including HTML5, CSS3
  • Basic understanding of server-side CSS preprocessing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
  • In-depth understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery
  • Good understanding of advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks, such as AngularJS,
  • KnockoutJS, BackboneJS, ReactJS, DurandalJS etc.
  • Good understanding of handling asynchronous requests, partial page updates and AJAX
  • Basic knowledge of image creation tools, to be able to crop, resize or make small adjustments to an image.
  • Knowledge of tools such as Figma and Lokalise is a plus
  • Thorough understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them
  • Thorough understanding of code versioning tools, such as Github
  • Good understanding of SEO principles and ensure application adheres to them
  • Excellent attention to detail

Other requirements:

  • A dedicated workspace
  • A reliable internet connection with the fastest possible speed in your area
  • Appliances and other essential equipment meeting minimum technical specifications
  • Alignment with our values

Job offer

$110,000 per year

About the employer:

Global FinTech Brand

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