SNA1566 - Front End Developer

Division: Technical
Department: Broadcast Computing
Section: Web/Mobile Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Abu Dhabi
Closing Date: 07-Apr-2018
Job Description: The front-end developer will work in an agile team environment in the design, development and integration of web and mobile products. We are looking for a self-starter who is excited to learn and improve his or her skillset in the ever-evolving medium of the web. The ideal candidate is a creative thinker with experience in user experience definition and user interface design. Key Responsibilities:
  • Deliver best-in-class HTML5/CSS3/JQuery front-end code across a broad array of interactive web and mobile projects.

  • Possess an advanced knowledge of web and mobile UX/UI; adhere to and extrapolate complex design systems and apply to coded pages, screens and states.

  • Develop and test across multiple browsers, platforms and devices, including smartphones and tablets.

  • Understand when mobile web apps are appropriate as opposed to native applications.

  • Work with client services, sales, and the design team, and manage time across multiple projects and tasks in a deadline-driven, team environment.

  • Participate in discussions with product manager and team members about technical best practices and help teams identify optimal technical solutions.

  • Understand Agile methodology and scrum development while instilling the best practices into the process.

Key Skills, Experience and Education:


  • Excellent HTML5 / XHTML programming skills

  • Excellent CSS2.1 / CSS3

  • Knowledge of CSS Grids

  • Knowledge of CSS Frameworks / Resets

  • Excellent  Javascript / Ajax

  • Experience using Version Control (Git / GitHub / CVS / Subversion)

  • Validating code against HTML and CSS Specifications (W3C)

  • Developing for Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

  • Standards-compliant code

  • Knowledge of JSP and JSTL

  • Debugging Tools (Firebug)

  • Excellent handling for different data formats (e.g. JSON, XML)

  • Experience using Image Editing Tools (Photoshop, Fireworks)

  • Minimum 4+ years’ experience as  a  front-end developer

Optional Skills:

  • HTML5 Boilerplate.

  • Bootstrap

  • Javascript OOP.

  • Javascript framework  “Backbone or AngularJS”

  • Responsive Web Design

  • Modernizer

  • CMS (WordPress, Drupal, Joomla)

Note: you will be required to attach the following: 1. Resume / CV
2. Passport-size photograph


Due to the fast paced nature of our business, vacancy closing dates are subject to change.

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