Front End Developer

Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Soap Creative, (B&T Employer of the Year and AdNews 6 times Agency of the Year), is seeking an exceptional Front-End Developer to join our Sydney office.

The successful Front-End Developer will be highly skilled in standards compliant (W3C) HTML5/CSS as well as having excellent JS (and framework) skills. You will be a key member of our development team and provide innovative solutions to our client.

What you will do:

  • Produce high-end code for websites, campaign sites, online media and applications
  • Work on custom code and content for top tier clients, building applications and sites from scratch or within CMS platforms
  • Maintain coding standards to achieve efficiency and maintenance and portability
  • Collaborate on improving code standards and best practices by sharing and reviewing work
  • Manage yourself independantly, working effectively and efficiently
  • Maintain and strive for the highest production quality possible
  • Work with Team Leads and Producers throughout projects, communicating regularly
  • Other work as reasonably requested

Technical Skills

  • Front end, cross browser development (1-2 years experience with examples)
  • Responsive design
  • HTML5, CSS3 (SASS), JavaScript (and knowledge how to gracefully degrade)
  • Knowledge of major JavaScript frameworks e.g. React, jQuery or equivalent
  • Build automation (Webpack, Grunt, Gulp)
  • Deploy knowledge (SSH)
  • Source Control (GIT) knowledge
  • Ability to take Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop designs and cut into clean CSS / HTML
  • An eye for animation, good design and polish
  • Expeirence of social media APIs, including Facebook, Twitter and Google.

Nice To Have

  • NodeJS famliarity
  • PHP familiarity
  • HTML5 Game Platform experience e.g. PixiJS, Phaser, Three

Non-Technical Skills

  • Great work ethics and a problem soliving, can-do attitude
  • Exceptional communication skills and the confidence to communicate ideas, solutions and issues in a fast paced environment
  • Diligent and respectful
  • Good time estimation of effort
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