We are looking for a Frontend Web Developer with experience and competent skills using best web design principles, including User Interface, User Experience, and responsive design. The ideal candidate will have a good understanding and reasonable knowledge of the most commonly used web technologies.
The position will be working primarily with WordPress, including theme design / development / integration and styling within a team environment, general client website design / development / maintenance and support. A strong emphasis on User Interface and User Experience principles will be applied to all work undertaken, including responsive design for mobile device compatibility and application development.
A variation of local and international projects will be undertaken, including large and unique projects specifically targeting the Ukraine demographic.
The position offers a certain level of flexibility, additional on the job training, and education support where considered necessary.
The candidate will often work closely with the director and development team in achieving project goals and successful outcomes.
Qualifications are not considered essential for this position. Juniors and/or students are welcome to apply.
We are looking for a combination of experience, confidence, problem solving skills, a willingness to learn and develop. Optimistic and enthusiastic individuals with a can do attitude and friendly disposition.
- 2+ years of proven work experience using a number of varying web technologies within different environments.
- Including web development tools and software.
- An understanding of clean / well organized / annotated code.
- Design skills, including use of graphics software, file compression.
- Photoshop, Illustrator.
- Confidence and knowledge with simple design principles.
- Including graphics, branding, web design color theory and typography.
- Some advantages for this position will include (but not considered essential):
- WordPress, or similar Content Management System knowledge.
- Experience with cloud computing, sharing.
- Internet browser compatibility.
- SEO best practices.
- Knowledge of web technologies.
- Ability to work in an open team environment.
- Creative solutions to problems and implementing unique solutions.
- Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal).
- Time management, problem solving and decision making ability.
- Integrity, assertiveness, flexibility, accuracy and the ability to cope under pressure.
Competency in English, both verbal and written. Ukrainian and Russian.