Frontend Developer

Frontend Developer

Durban, SA
Salary: Competitive

The Role

Jellyfish are an award winning global digital agency and we are looking for a talented and self-motivated Frontend Developer to join our growing team. If you enjoy coding, sharing ideas and love being part of a collaborative team 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.
Day to day you'll be working with our dedicated Project Management team and internal studio. 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.


Jellyfish work with some amazing clients and as a Developer, you get to experience a wide variety of project work
from simple single page brochure sites, to complex data-driven web apps.

· Maintain your own development environment
· Work with a client team to deliver exceptional, multi browser/device compatible websites and applications
· Document and test your code through all stages of production
· Pushing “production ready” code to UAT/Testing servers
· Work efficiently to tight deadlines, both independently and as part of a team
· Maintain a proactive attitude to problem solving and an understanding of the role of development in a
creative environment
· Track your time effectively to monitor project progress
· Joining in the team discussions on processes, tools and best practices
· Learn new technologies and skills to enhance your personal development

Experience Required

Skill Requirements

Strong knowledge and significant previous experience in a frontend developer role, with substantial experience
and application of:
· Delivering high quality websites built with HTML5
· Cross-browser compatible styling using Sass/Less and task runners like Gulp or Grunt
· Responsive web design best practices
· CSS frameworks (Bootstrap preferred)
· Experience with Javascript and jQuery including plugins
· Modern Javascript best practices, including MVVM and MVC as well as experience working with NPM
· Github version control
· CMS systems such as Wordpress (Including child themes), Drupal and Joomla

Key Attributes

· Strong verbal and communication skills

· Excellent 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
· 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)

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