Lead Front End Developer Job at Wakanow.com in Lagos

Wakanow.com is Africa’s leading, full-service online travel company. At Wakanow, we understand that everyone likes easy and affordable travel services, so we provide our customers with a one-stop booking portal for Flights, Hotels, Visa Assistance, Holiday Packages, Airport Transfers, an international Travel SIM, a Prepaid Travel Card, a Loyalty program, and much more.
We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

 

Job Title: Lead Front End Developer
Job Opening ID: WKN/33/JB
Location: Lekki
Job Description

  • We are looking for a seasoned Front-End Web Developer who is motivated and deadline-driven to combine the art of design with the art of programming.
  • Responsibilities will include translation of the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application.
  • You will work with the UI/UX designer and bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks as well as how it works.

Responsibilities

  • Develop new and enhance existing user-facing features
  • Optimise application front end for maximum speed and scalability
  • Ensure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders to improve usability
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Stay up to date on emerging technologies and trends

Skills and Qualifications

  • Good knowledge and experience using advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks, such as AngularJS, KnockoutJS, BackboneJS, ReactJS, etc.
  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
  • Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
  • 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.
  • Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as GIT
  • Good knowledge of ASP.NET MVC
  • Good experience of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Proficient experience with client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery
  • Proficient implementation of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Understanding of OOP
  • Familiarity with browser testing and debugging
  • Experience integrating with REST APIs.

Skill Requirements:

  • UX Design, JavaScript Libraries, HTML & CSS3, SEO Principles, OOP, REST API.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline: 29th July, 2017.

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