Hogarth Worldwide

Freelance Front End Developer

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(22/05/2020 13:16)
Job ID
2020-4254
# of Openings
1
Job Location(s)
Dubai
Category
Hidden (54060)
Post End Date
24/07/2020

Overview

We are currently recruiting for Front-End Developer for an upcoming short-term project likely to commence in the months of Aug and Sept. The team we hire will would be expected to work onsite in an enviornment with safe-distancing measures in place. 

 

The candidate will build/modify responsive web pages using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc. based on the visual briefs. The Front-End Developer has to work on localization of the page based on the assets provided which includes updating links, images and text, in accordance to the client’s coding standards.

 

You must be enthusiastic about technology and constantly be looking at the next innovation. On top of possessing strong oral, interpersonal and organizational abilities, you must be able to work in a fast paced environment. Flexibility and tolerance is a necessity. You will be rewarded with training and mentoring from the senior development team within an excellent team atmosphere.

Responsibilities

  • Develop new digital assets as identified by supervisor and management
  • Modify existing code to accommodate for a locale – including changing image paths, server-side includes (SSI), file names, directories, other elements, and other development tasks
  • Ensure all your work is performed according to the brief and the minimum requirements for each client
  • Develop fast and efficiently to meet tight deadlines
  • Produce digital assets in several 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
  • Help and advise project managers with client’s digital requests
  • Keep an eye on the latest trends to help boost development efficiencies
  • Awareness of the client’s mobile platform with the ability to build solutions that take advantage of the latest operating system features while remaining performant on the latest devices

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 years commercial development experience within an agency
  • BA degree in computer science, MIS, or related experience with a grasp on data structures and algorithms
  • Able to work independently and efficiently to meet deadlines
  • Fluent in English and Arabic, written and oral, due to the nature of the work
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented and organised
  • Expertise in web languages and standard technologies, including version control systems (SVN and GIT), repositories and build tools (Grunt, Gulp)
  • Proficiency in HTML/HTML5, CSS/CSS3 and JavaScript/JQuery
  • Responsive development experience
  • Exposure to Front-End Frameworks (Bootstrap, Foundation)
  • Image manipulation software (Photoshop, Fireworks) and able to slice elements out of a PSD
  • Accessible and SEO based coding
  • Self starter who is able to hand-code front-end NOT using any WYSIWYG tools like Dreamweaver and keen to learn new technologies
  • 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
  • Experience with optimization for mobile devices and familiarity with responsive and adaptive methods
  • Excellent attention to detail

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