Datafin

Junior UI/UX Developer (CPT Hybrid)

IT – Software Development
Cape Town – Western Cape

ENVIRONMENT:
A passionate, human centric Junior UI/UX Developer with a keen eye for beautiful visual aesthetics is sought by a Digital Consulting Firm to join its team. They are looking for someone who wants to get involved in developing and modifying WordPress templates and features – someone who is looking to build upon their HTML, CSS/SCSS, PHP and JS skills, and who has great interpersonal skills. You will require Matric/Grade 12 with a suitable tertiary qualification (strong work experience/portfolio can substitute this). You must have 1+ years’ work experience in a similar role with proficiency in HTML, CSS & interested in sharpening your PHP & JavaScript (Vanilla JS and jQuery). They want you to be a self-starter who enjoys taking on new challenges, while also being able to take direction. Ultimately, somebody who is interested in pursuing a long-term WordPress development career path and is ready to learn the ropes for that specialty.
 
DUTIES:
  • Review your own work thoroughly, before handing it off for QA.
  • Communicate thought patterns and decisions with team members when presenting work.
  • Able to conduct efficient troubleshooting processes and communicate roadblocks effectively with Team Leads.
  • Optimise your daily time usage and co-manage your own schedule with the relevant Project Managers and Team Leads.
  • Build brochureware web products, proofs of concept, mailers, web pages and web features.
  • Communicate thoroughly and frequently with Project Managers and team members to request clarity and flag risks.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Matric with tertiary education (strong work experience/portfolio can substitute this).
  • 1+ Years of relevant job experience.
  • Someone who likes to sharpen their pencils and sketch out visual solutions as well as get down and dirty with WordPress theming and plugins.
  • You’re familiar with the basics of the framework, and are able to work with posts, pages and theme settings in the dashboard.
  • You have a strong working knowledge of HTML and CSS, and you are interested in sharpening your PHP and JavaScript skills (Vanilla JS and jQuery).
  • Nothing gets in the way of neatly written, smartly structured and succinctly commented code.
  • Familiar with SCSS.
 
Advantageous –
  • Build brochureware web pages without use of page builders.
  • Design experience with Sketch or Figma.
 
ATTRIBUTES:
  • A great communicator and able to collaborate with Designers and Team Leads.
  • Possess above-average time management skills.
  • Passionate about the work you produce.
  • Express a desire to learn, be mentored and grow.