Berlin, Germany

Web Developer

AKQA Web Developers are inspired by technology and have a passion for creating innovative technical solutions.

As a Web Developer, you will build websites and apps using a wide variety of front-end technologies, with a background creating rich, interactive, single page web applications, often incorporating 2d and 3d graphics with WebGL, and with a good knowledge of developing for different mobile devices.  You will provide accessible solutions whatever the device or input method. You will trail blaze new and innovative solutions using the latest browser-supported technologies, meeting clients’ needs.

You will love working in a team of highly skilled people, all with strong opinions about various technologies, frameworks and approaches to delivery. You will be able to articulate your ideas to your colleagues effectively and will take on board the ideas of others. You will thrive when faced with new challenges and will constantly look to improve clients’ deliverables.  You are self-motivated with an insatiable appetite for learning, never satisfied to settle for the 'easy option' but will pursue and fight for the best. You are keen to improve your skillset and learn outside your remit and will be interested in creating experiences outside of the traditional browser. The tech team at AKQA get to explore the latest tech and seek to answer the question; 'what if...?'

Located in Berlin, Germany, as part of the AKQA team, you will work in an environment that fosters a dynamic and meritocratic culture, surrounded by some of the brightest minds in their fields.

 

ROLE REQUIREMENTS 

  • Advanced knowledge of HTML 5, CSS, and web standards
  • Experience of using object-oriented programming principles that apply to JavaScript
  • Understanding of JavaScript design patterns, including the Model-View-Controller and Observer patterns
  • Able to produce JavaScript unit tests and have an understanding of BDD/TDD
  • Experience of building websites using best practice techniques such as mobile-first, responsive design, progressive enhancement
  • Experience working with CI / CD
  • Experience with modern JS frameworks (e.g. React, VUE)
  • Experience with WebGL and working with 3D in the browser.
  • Experience of graphic rendering and with 2d graphics using the HTML5 Canvas API
  • Ability to design UX, UI, 3D modelling concepts or assets would be a bonus.
  • Experience communicating with external hardware such as Arduino, Microsoft Kinect a bonus
  • Git (GitHub link a plus)

QUALITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS

  • 3+ years’ industry experience
  • A practical problem-solver, who explores both innovative and pragmatic solutions depending on the challenge
  • Personable presentation skills
  • Ensure a collaborative ‘One Team’ approach of both client and AKQA representatives
  • Sharp attention to detail and a passion for new technology.

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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