Mid-Weight Front-End Developer job, Johannesburg

Mid-Weight Front-End Developer job, Johannesburg

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Remuneration:negotiable Cost to company 
Benefits:Within the cost to company package
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Mid
Company:VGP Recruitment

We are looking for a mid-weight Front End Developer for a super agency in Johannesburg. The successful candidate has an understanding of layout aesthetics and a rigor for programming are prerequisites. Expertise in combining user interface know-how with CSS, HTML, JavaScript and jQuery with an in-depth knowledge of web technologies gained from research and experience is a must. In addition, an understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development and deployment, with some back-end knowledge, is important. The ideal candidate has a strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems such as Drupal, Umbraco and WordPress, as well Adobe Creative Suite. Experience with responsive and adaptive design is also a big plus. Don’t miss this fabulous job opportunity at a fabulous ad agency.


  • Develop functional and appealing web- and mobile-based applications based on usability
  • Provide website maintenance and enhancements
  • Use a combination of mark-up languages to write web pages
  • Write functional requirement documents and specifications
  • Create quality prototypes on tight timelines
  • Assist back-end developers with coding and troubleshooting
  • Create cascading style sheets (CSS) that are consistent across all browsers and platforms
  • Maintain graphic standards and branding throughout the product’s interface
  • Stay up to date on emerging technologies
  • Promote usability best practices.

The successful candidate must have/be:

  • Industry relevant tertiary qualification
  • 5 years’ experience as a Front-end Developer
  • Excellent knowledge of browser troubleshooting and debugging practices and techniques
  • Knowledge of some SEO principles
  • Experience with mark-up languages
  • Experience with JavaScript, CSS and jQuery
  • Knowledge of Adobe Suite
  • Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on company’s success
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Team player
  • Good time-management skills
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills.

Should you not receive a response within 10 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Company Description

VGP Recruitment is a specialist recruitment agency in the advertising, marketing, media, creative, digital, PR/communications and publishing industries.

Posted on 21 May 07:58

Christine Swartz
christine@vgp.co.za: 3202sirhC :FER ,moc.ytinummocziB aiv repoleveD dnE-tnorF thgieW-diM :noitacilppA=tcejbus?az.oc.pgv@enitsirhc
+27 21 422 1037

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VGP Recruitment

VGP Recruitment

VGP is a specialist Recruitment Agency focusing on the exciting field of communications. Passionate about the industry in which we operate, our portfolio covers all personnel who work in the Advertising, Marketing, Publishing and Public Relations arenas.

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