Front-End Web Developer





Development | Sydney, Australia

Must be an Australian resident

You are a dynamic front-end developer with expertise in AJAX, HTML, CSS and JavaScript and are passionate about creating easy to use, functionally rich user experiences for web, mobile and tablet projects.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Solid hand-coding of both CSS and semantic, efficient, standards-compliant HTML.
- Architect and implement robust client-side solutions involving custom JSON, AJAX, XML.
- Translation of visual and written designs into efficient front end components (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc.)
- Convert Photoshop PSD and/or Gimp files into high quality HTML/JS/CSS
- Establish and implement best practices and standards for all web presentation layer development
- Work closely with back-end developers to ensure the integrity of the UI throughout the development life cycle

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

- Expert level expertise in HTML, JavaScript and CSS including cross-browser compatibility
- A keen eye for IA, design, and usability, and an understanding of accessibility guidelines.
- Practical knowledge of web page optimization techniques and guidelines for fast page load times.
- Expert level expertise with AJAX and JavaScript Code Libraries, especially JQuery
- Ability to produce flexible, high quality code and document such code
- Strong competency in CSS and semantic mark-up, including but not limited to table-less layouts
- Must be comfortable using Photoshop/Gimp for image optimization & CSS sprites
- Knowledge of the most current UI, web 2.0 trends and best practices
- Attention to detail in all facets of work, from code to communications.
- Excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skills
- Thrives in a fast-paced environment, a self-starter

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

- 3-5 years of experience encompassing all aspects of dynamic front end web development
- BA/BS desired but not essential

NICE TO HAVES:

- Experience developing UI and projects in L.A.M.P. (Linux Apache MySQL PHP) environment
- Experience with web scripting languages (PHP)
- Experience with mobile/tablet development

Other things that would also be great:

- Enjoy having a laugh
- Pro-active attitude to roll up your sleeves and just "get it done" when the need arises.
- Passionate about customer feedback

What we can offer you:

- Flexible working environment (Telecommuting is OK with us for the right people!)
- Relaxed culture
- Your opinion and decisions will be instrumental in all future development decisions
- Being part of the next big thing!

If that sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you.

Give us your Contact details and brief overview on our Contact page.