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Aug 29, 2017

Front-end Developer Job in Nairobi Kenya

Duma works is recruiting a Front-end Developer for one of our clients in Nairobi; a leading mobile app development company
Job Description: We are looking for a Front-End Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming.

Responsibilities will include implementing visual elements and their behaviors with user interactions. 

You will work with both front-end and back-end web developers to build all client-side logic. 

You will also be bridging the gap between the visual elements and the server-side infrastructure, taking an active role on both sides, and defining how the application looks and functions.

  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability
  • Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end services
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
Skills and Qualifications
  • Degree in IT, Engineering, Computer science or related field.
  • At least 2 years experience in a similar role.
  • Strong understanding of JavaScript, its quirks, and workarounds
  • Strong understanding of web markup, including HTML5 and CSS3
  • Good understanding of modern and advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks such as Vue JS, AngularJS, ReactJS, Node.js etc.
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around such issues
  • Familiarity with JavaScript module loaders, such as Require.js and AMD
  • Familiarity with front-end build tools, such as Grunt and Gulp.js
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Good understanding of browser rendering behavior and performance
  • Working knowledge of Photoshop would be a bonus
  • Experience in development frameworks preferably MVC would be a bonus
  • Experience in back-end PHP frameworks preferably Phalcon or Laravel would be a bonus
Collaboration skills
  • Extremely motivated to receive and provide feedback.
  • Experience in collaborating in small, fast-moving product teams.
  • Keenness to improve the team’s product, QA and deployment process.
  • Energised by tight deadlines and a fast-moving startup environment.

Send your Cover Letter and detailed CV to [email protected] marking the subject as “3023”, Your Full name & Phone number e.g. 3023 Barack Obama, +2547xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.

Deadline for receiving applications: Wednesday, 13 September 2017

N.B.* You will receive a confirmation email and an alert to take a basic screening test over SMS or online. The email with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test.

If you apply and don’t meet these minimum qualifications, we won’t be able to forward your application to the employer.

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