[CPT] Front-End Developer - R35 000 - R40 000


Andromeda Recruitment
Company Rep
Nov 25, 2015
Front-End Developer

Salary: R35000 – R40000 negotiable

Benefits: Medical Aid Contribution

Location: Cape Town

Employment: Permanent

Job description

We are looking for a Front-End Web Developer to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities include translation of the UI/UX design and wireframes to code that will produce visual elements of the application. You will bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides.

The Front-end Developer will work in a multi-disciplinary team with the goal of designing and developing world-class experiences, delighting users and transforming businesses. The Front-end Developer will work closely with UX and UI designers to produce front-end solutions and prototypes. We are seeking driven individuals who strive to create world class industry leading code. Who have a desire for continuous improvement and willingness to learn and share knowledge with others.

(Duties are expected to include, although not limited to)

Develop new user-facing features with a focus on responsive solutions
Front-end development through reusable, testable code and libraries
Detailed documentation of all developed code and its day-to- day processes
Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
Optimise application for maximum speed and scalability
Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end
Ongoing evaluation and optimisation of systems
Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
Development of personal skill set in-line with industry trends to meet company objectives
Growing the front-end team


Excellent understanding of HTML and CSS
Excellent understanding of JavaScript Frameworks (Angular, Backbone, Vue, or similar is advantageous)
Basic competence with PHP and its surrounding technologies
Responsive / adaptive development for web and mobile experience.
Advanced CSS / SASS essential
Knowledge of front-end build tools (e.g. Grunt / Gulp)
Knowledge of front-end dependency management (e.g. NPM / Bower)
Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image.
Familiarity with tools such as as Gimp or Photoshop is a plus.
Proficient understanding of cross-browser and mobile compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
5+ Years’ experience in Front-end Web Development

About the Team

They develop and support end-to-end e-commerce products for international customers, offering over 11 languages. They develop business-to-business systems and back-end systems for customer support, finance, payment process management, risk and fraud management, and content management systems. As a team, they continuously look for ways to improve products and processes.

Please email your cv to Geordie@andromedarecruit.co.za