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Posted on 7 August, 2017 in

Front-End Developer @ Studio14 Lagos


 

We’re on the hunt for an outstanding front-end developer to join our growing team in Lagos. Our developers work very closely with our design team to develop specifications and build websites and apps exciting and innovative companies from healthtech startups using data to solve medical problems in Africa to marketplace startups.

We’re looking for a driven and ambitious individual to join our close-knit fun and friendly team who take table tennis to heart.

 

Responsibilities

Provide a high level of engagement in projects throughout the scoping/planning, building and delivery phases.
Help compose discovery sessions with clients and the team to fully scope out complex briefs.
Write technical spec documents
Ability to be client facing through tools such as Basecamp/Trello in order to keep clients up-to-date and manage expectations.
Creation of semantic front-end code
Mindful of page performance and ways to enrich a users experience either directly or through perceived techniques.
Work closely with designers throughout the design stage to develop designs from Photoshop into quality front-ends.

 

Required Skills

Must be able to use Version Control Systems (git) all our projects are maintained through this.
Extremely strong front-end skills to build responsive, semantic and cutting edge designs using HTML, SCSS/CSS and latest technologies.
Write DRY code which is flexible and re-usable project to project
Convert cutting edge designs into fully responsive websites
Build cross-browser compatible code with common knowledge of issues and ways to work around them
Must be comfortable working with pre-compilers to transpile JS/SCSS into browser friendly code (Webpack / Gulp)
Be able to write JS using the latest ES6/7 standards (especially around React Development)
Have worked with the following JS frameworks: (React.js / Redux / Jquery) as well as being able to identify the good third party packages for a given task
Handle writing AJAX requests to query various third-party API’s
Basic understanding of PHP using loops and echo statements to make content visible on the front-end

 

Desirable Skills

Worked with either Shopify, Woo Commerce, OpenCart or Magento platforms
Worked with either WordPress or Drupal as a CMS tool
Experience with other JS frameworks such as Angular / Ember
Knowledge working with Bourbon/Neat/Bitters SCSS frameworks

 

Staff Benefits

You don’t have to come in on your birthday
30 days bookable holiday per year
Team Retreats
2 Days a month off work to work on our social impact causes
Company wide bonus scheme to share in our success
Early stage employees get equity in the company.
Professional Development and regular training for each team member plus access to udemy.com, safaribooksonline.com or lynda.com
Free Gym, Spotify, iRoko or Netflix membership

 

How to Apply

Email your CV & examples of work to careers@studio14online.co.uk along with your salary expectations.

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