Melbourne, Australia

Front End Web Developer (ReactJS)

At AKQA, we have a culture of excellence in Software Development and Marketing Technology and pride ourselves on our track record of helping our clients leverage CMS features. Working closely with Experience Designer and Back End Engineering, Front End Engineers transform visual design into code and static designs into elegant and intuitive solutions.

As a Senior Front End Developer, you will be responsible for leading the development of web and mobile solutions for AKQA’s sophisticated, high-profile clients. You will work closely with AKQA’s teams of Designers, UX Specialists, Technical Developers and Project Managers. You’ll guide client teams to the best possible solutions and ensure we consistently deliver high-quality front end development. This includes translating design concepts to HTML, building to accessibility requirements and executing compatibility and performance testing.

Located in Melbourne, as part of AKQA you’ll work in a meritocratic culture, surrounded by some of the brightest minds in their fields. You’ll also have the opportunity to learn and grow within a creative and technically advanced team, and have access to ongoing personal and professional development. At AKQA, we are committed to both your career growth and your work/life balance.

 

 ROLE REQUIREMENTS

  • 5+ years development experience in JavaScript frameworks, especially on enterprise-level mobile/responsive website projects. 
  • Skilled in HTML5 / CSS / JavaScript /OOP / ReactJS / Design Patterns. 
  • Cross-platform browser testing ability (Mac / PC / IOS / Android). 
  • Experience with W3C website accessibility standards, JavaScript frameworks such as ReactJS, Vue and Angular, and intermediate Photoshop or Zeplin / Sketch
  • Experience with Foundation, Twitter Bootstrap, Material UI or similar frameworks. 
  • Strong understanding of performance and optimisation. 

 

QUALITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS

  • Desire to learn and embrace the latest technologies.
  • A highly motivated, productive and collaborative approach to your work.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.

 

AKQA is an Equal Opportunities Employer, we believe that diversity is vital to AKQA’s ability to provide our clients with the best recommendations and are committed to fostering a varied and inclusive work environment. Your race, colour, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or veteran status have no bearing on our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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