• Front End Developer (Freelance Onsite)

    Posted Date 2 months ago(16/05/2019 09:20)
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  • Overview

    Hogarth is offering an excellent opportunity for an established front-end digital developer to join our digital team. The incumbent will be responsible for supporting the existing set of our Client’s digital assets while establishing new projects for the Client.


    The ideal candidate must display excellent written and oral communication skills with demonstrated interpersonal and organisation abilities. The incumbent must be enthusiastic about technology, constantly looking at the next innovation, and he/she must be able to work in a fastpaced environment. Flexibility and resilience is a necessity. 


    If successful, you will be rewarded with training and mentorship from Hogarth’s senior development team and an excellent team atmosphere.


    • Develop new digital assets as identified by supervisor and management

    • Test all your work according to the brief and minimum requirements for each client

    • Develop quickly and efficiently to meet tight deadlines

    • Create digital assets in accordance with the requests of the other developers or Project Managers

    • Produce digital assets in a number of languages

    • Update and amend existing assets

    • Maintain client digital assets to the best of your ability using clean, accessible mark up according to the latest web standards

    • Comment your code consistently and cleanly

    • Help and advise project managers with client’s digital requests

    • Keep an eye on the latest trends to help boost development efficiency


    Technical skills

    • HTML / HTML5

    • CSS / CSS3

    • JavaScript / JQuery

    • Responsive development experience

    • Exposure to Front End Frameworks (Bootstrap, Foundation)

    • Version Control through GIT / SVN

    • Image manipulation software (Photoshop, Fireworks) and able to slice elements out of PSD

    • Accessible and SEO-based coding

    • Clear understanding of Usability

    • Proficient in developing to W3C Standards

    • Knowledge of the challenges of Email newsletter builds

    • Progressive enhancement and graceful degradation

    • Experience in working with Bash shell

    • Eye for detail and be vigilant in double/triple work

    • Cross browser/device/viewport testing experience and understanding


    Personal skills

      Fluent in English – written and verbal

      At least 2 years' commercial development experience within an Agency

      Bachelors degree in computer science, MIS, or related experience

      Be able to display a strong portfolio

      Excellent attention to detail

      Able to work independently and efficiently to meet deadlines

      Self motivated, detail-oriented and organized

      Experience with hardware and software issues

      Expert in Internet related applications such as Development Software, Software Vesion Tools, E-Mail clients, FTP clients and Web Browsers

      Excellent communication (oral and written), interpersonal, organizational, and presentation skills

      Experience in structured environment with increasing levels of responsibility and complexity

      The ability to communicate and teach non-technical users a must

      Respond proactively to training, technical support and customer service needs in line with provided guidelines

      Ability to work additional hours as needed

      Excellent team player and willing to teach and to learn

      A confident, open and honest approach to working

      Work under pressure in a challenging environment

      Ability to travel for work as required

      Able to commit to freelance onsite work in the long term (at least 1 year)



    • Web design experience

    • Flash

    • AS2, AS3

    • JS Frameworks (Backbone, Ember, Angular)

    • Knowledge of server administration

    • Knowledge of development challenges with different spoken languages


    Personality Traits:

    • Organised

    • Desire to learn new technologies

    • Attention to detail

    • Get immense enjoyment from finding errors

    • Good communicator

    • Technology is a big part of the candidate’s life


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