Junior Frontend Developer

Junior Frontend Developer

Durban, SA
Salary: Competitive

The Role

Jellyfish is looking for a talented and self-motivated Junior Front End Developer to work within our Durban office. If you enjoy building great websites and are excited to develop your career within a growing, international agency, then this is the role for you.

Jellyfish is a diverse digital marketing agency, which means you’ll work on anything from simple content managed websites to advanced web apps and lead generation projects.

You’ll be responsible for building different applications and sites for our external clients and several Jellyfish-owned products and services. We add to these all the time so there’ll always be new challenges to work with.

Like the sound of us? And are you someone who can bring fresh ideas, fizzing energy and a hands-on can-do attitude to where we work (and how we work?)

If so, we should be talking.

Before we do, take a look at the key skills we’re looking for. If it still sounds like the role is made for you, then get in touch today.


  • Open, honest and direct, is comfortable in giving and receiving constructive feedback.
  • Maintain a good standard of coding and adhere to the same conventions as the rest of the team.
  • Leave code better than you found it (and fully commented).
  • Test your code, be it client or server-side.
  • Ability to perform effectively to tight deadlines, work well both independently and as part of a team.
  • A proactive attitude to problem solving and an understanding of the role of development in a creative environment.

Experience Required

Skill Requirements

Strong knowledge and significant previous experience in a front end developer role, with substantial experience and application of:

  • Good knowledge of HTML5/CSS.
  • Knowledge of SASS/LESS.
  • Knowledge of responsive web design practices.
  • Understanding of CSS frameworks (Bootstrap preferred).
  • CMS experience (WordPress, Joomla, Drupal) is desired but non-essential.
  • Agency experience is desired.
  • JavaScript / jQuery.
  • GitHub version control.
  • Comfortable working within a command line interface.

Key Attributes

  • Desire to learn and grow.
  • Strong verbal and communication skills.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Self-motivated with a sense of ownership.
  • Flexible, versatile and copes well under pressure.
  • A team player with high energy and excitement for modern web development.
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