Jobs at Discovery – Front-End Web Designer

Website Discovery Limited

Job Description:

The front-end web developer is responsible for implementing visual and interactive elements that users engage with through their web browser when using a web application. The position will be supported by back-end web developers, who are responsible for server-side application logic and integration of the work front-end developers do.

Job Responsibilities:

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

Job Requirements:

  • Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them.
  • Git repository management (Bitbucket) knowledge would be advantageous.
  • Personal organisation and time management skills
  • Exposure/Experience to Gulp/Handlebars/GIT and code version controlling
  • A solid understanding of responsive web design techniques
  • 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.
  • Customer Service Orientation, Result Orientation, Negotiation skills
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Relevant web and application design/development qualification
  • 3 years working experience
  • Experience in UX and UI design
  • DevOps/Continuous integration
  • Matric/Grade 12

Job Details:

Company: Discovery Limited

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Sandton, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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