Front End Web Developer - iStore
  • Sandton, Gauteng
  • Core Group
Job Description

We're looking for a talented and solution-oriented front-end web developer to join our eCommerce team and help drive business growth for our well-established brand.

As a front-end web developer, you will have a passion for creating an optimized user experience and play an important role in our online store.

What you will bring:
  • BTech or similar qualification
  • 3 to 5 years of experience as a web developer, with a focus on UI/UX development
  • Proficiency in coding using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript (Vue, React, Angular a plus), jQuery & Ajax
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop or Affinity design and Figma or similar UI design tools
  • Strong understanding of responsive design principles
  • Knowledge of Magento CMS management and back-end exposure (beneficial)
  • Ability to code SalesForce and HTML e-mailers (beneficial)
  • Experience in testing, debugging, and analyzing client-side performance for a better user experience Knowledge of organic and paid SEO

About the role and what you will get involved in:
  • Write, maintain, and improve code for the online store
  • Follow technical requirements on daily tasks and larger projects
  • Utilize customer experience to ensure site enhancements meet usability guidelines and user-centric best practices
  • Turn UI/UX designs into prototypes, creating excellent interactions and maintaining code quality
  • Integrate visual elements and enhance creative concepts, architecture, UI, and navigation design for web sites, online advertising, and mobile
  • Design and develop micro-sites, banners, rich emails, and other electronic media as needed
  • Contribute creative ideas for strategic marketing initiatives for digital products
  • Keep up-to-date with new digital trends and seek out new ideas and methods
  • Conduct A/B tests and personalization using optimization and page builder tools
  • Collaborate with other departments

Success Factors:
  • Self-motivated with a passion for design
  • Creative, innovative, and knowledgeable about digital design
  • Ability to work well under pressure and maintain high attention to detail
  • Good listener and team player with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to manage projects, prioritize, and meet deadlines
  • Adaptable to change and open to constructive feedback

We're looking for someone who can work in a fast-paced environment, take ownership of their projects, and be highly deadline-driven. If you're a self-starter with a passion for digital design, this could be the role for you!

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