Overview

The role:

We are looking for a creative, enthusiastic and driven Front-End Web Developer who is motivated 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.

We’re expanding our tech department and the successful applicant will have the opportunity to join a fast-growing and exciting company with excellent growth opportunities. This is a unique opportunity for someone looking to work on a wide range of projects, from a website, seen by millions, to internal tools.

What you will be doing:

  • Developing new user-facing products, tools and features
  • Maintaining best practices
  • Optimizing application for maximum speed and scalability and usability
  • Collaborating with other team members and stakeholders

What we need for this role:

  • Strong understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
  • Experience of a front-end build system.
  • Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, (SASS)
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery/VueJs
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image.
  • Familiarity with tools such as as Photoshop/Illustrator is a plus.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git/BitBucket
  • Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them.

Bonus points if you’ve got:

  • Experience with AMP
  • Excellent working knowledge of wordpress
  • Experience with Laravel/Symphony
  • Experience with heavy traffic websites
  • Working knowledge of ChartJS (JavaScript Graphing Libraries)
  • Built user interfaces for websites and/or web applicationsTo be able to write testable, extendable and maintainable code

About Us: 

Established in 2014, by millennials for millennials, as a single Facebook channel and website, UNILAD has expanded into the world’s leading social first channel, successfully building an unrivalled brand affinity across the globe. Originally licensing viral content, we evolved into an original content producer, blending the best viral videos with premium original content built for social. With just under a billion engagements, and over 25 billion video views in 2016 alone, UNILAD have matured into the most engaged and viewed channel on the planet. Launching a suite of channels in the last 18 months, we are now the fastest growing media property in the world.

Tagged as: CSS3, front-end, HTML5, javascript, web development

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