Front-End Web Designer at Discovery Limited

  • Information Technology Jobs in South Africa
  • Full time
  • 4 months ago
  • South Africa
  • Salary Rand 30,000 / Monthly
  • Shift Full Time
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree
  • Number of vacancies 2 openings
  • Job experience 3 years
  • Job level Officer

Job Description

Discovery Limited suitably invites qualified and experienced candidates for the position of Front-End Web Designer to join our dynamic team.

Duties & Responsibilities

The successful applicant will be responsible for but not limited to the following job functions:

What you’ll do

  • Design and prototype web-based applications
  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
  • Providing all developers and systems teams within the Group with support on DUI (Discovery UI Framework)
  • Maintain and update DUI
  • Contributing to the development and operationalization of the Front-end web design processes adopted by Digital Channels
  • Contributing to the skills development curriculum for Front-end web designers in the chapter
  • Mentoring and coaching of other Front-end web designers
  • All technical front-end requirements and API integration for Discovery Design System

 Required Knowledge and Experience

We pride ourselves with having the best people, which are our most important assets. Our company has been recognized for having the highest ethics and strives for excellence through distinctly higher standards than the norm.

We therefore urge only candidates with these unique requirements and experience to apply for this stimulating position.

Personal Attributes and Skills

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  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML, CSS/SCSSS
  • Proficient understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as SASS (including mixins, maps and functions)
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery
  • Proficient understanding of Bootstrap
  • Good knowledge of Flexbox and/or CSS Grid
  • Basic knowledge/experience with Angular is advantageous
  • Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image. Familiarity with tools such as Adobe and Figma is a plus.
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Exposure/Experience to Gulp/Handlebars/GIT and code version controlling
  • Git repository management (Bitbucket) knowledge would be advantageous.
  • A solid understanding of responsive web design techniques
  • Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them.
  • Customer Service Orientation, Result Orientation, Negotiation skills
  • Personal organisation and time management skills
  • Professional Communication (written, verbal/presenting and listening)
  • Ability to build relationships with people from all different backgrounds and at different job levels

Education and Experience

Minimum

  • Matric/Grade 12
  • Relevant web and application design/development qualification
  • 3 years working experience

Advantageous

  • DevOps/Continuous integration
  • Experience in UX and UI design

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How to apply: Interested and qualified? Visit  careers.discovery.co.za South Africa

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