Front End Developer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Front End Developer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya


Job Description:

  • We are looking for a Front-End Web Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming.

  • Responsibilities will include translation of UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of application, working the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, and taking an active role in defining how an application looks as well as how it works.

    Responsibilities

  • Design of creative concepts for software products and web applications.

  • Proficiency in coding the design in line with user requirements.

  • Develop new user-facing features.

  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use.

  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs.

  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability.

  • Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end.

  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.

  • Ensure deployment of the application to staging environment for quality assurance testing.

    Qualifications

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, IT or equivalent.

  • Candidate should have an understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks.

  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX.

  • Candidate must have at least 3-years experience.

  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3.

  • Basic understanding of server-side CSS
    pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS.

  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery.

  • Must have a good understanding of advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks, such as Angular 2+, ReactJS.

  • Must have proficient knowledge of Figma or Adobe XD.

  • Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image. Familiarity with tools such as Gimp or Photoshop is a plus.

  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.

  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as GitHub.

  • Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them.

  • Creative individual capable of generating artistic concepts from ideas.

    How to Apply

  • If you meet the above qualifications, skills and experience send your CV to

  • martin@jantakenya.com


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