Front End Animation Developer

Full Time

About the Role: 

We are seeking a front-end web developer to join our team. As a front-end developer, you will be responsible for the user interface of our website. Qualified candidates will be expected to have a advanced working knowledge of HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript as well as hands on experience with user interface and user experience (UI/UX) design. Your duties will include turning wireframes and mock-ups into reusable code and building high-quality UI components with scalability in mind. You will have understanding the integration of plugins such as WooCommerce. You will also be responsible for implementing new features to our WordPress website, and performing routine maintenance and performance optimizations.


Below are some of the responsibilities a front-end developer is expected to assume:

  • Build web applications with web development best practices

  • Transform app designs into front-end code with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

  • Work with back-end developers to integrate UI components with APIs and databases

  • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical requirements or UX design

  • Debug errors, troubleshoot issues, and perform routine performance optimizations

  • On-site search engine optimization (SEO)

  • Write high-quality, scalable, and reusable code

  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies and industry trends


Below are the qualifications expected of a front-end developer:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field is preferred

  • Minimum of 3 experience developing modern, responsive, and cross-browser-compatible websites using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

  • Knowledge of JavaScript frameworks such as React, Angular, and Vue is a plus

  • Experience with JavaScript libraries such as jQuery and Bootstrap

  • Proficiency with HTML5, including semantic HTML5 elements, microformats, and WAI-ARIA

  • Familiarity with CSS preprocessors such as Sass, Less, or Tailwind CSS

  • Working knowledge of SEO principles

  • Experience with build tools such as Grunt, Gulp, or Webpack

  • Basic proficiency with Photoshop or Figma

  • Experience with cross-browser compatibility testing

  • Experience with responsive web design

  • Familiar with W3C and W3GAC html standards