Frontend Web Developer (m/f/d) // Xara

January 17, 2019

We are looking for a Frontend Web Developer (m/f/d) who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include utilizing HTML, CSS and Javascript to develop effective user interfaces on the company website and web apps. 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.

The position is located in Berlin – The Berlin office is a vibrant technology hub with multiple start-ups in the area.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and maintain our company website
  • Collaborate with back-end development and engineering teams to generate user-facing  feature apps
  • Build reusable code and libraries
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Monitor website performance, watch for traffic drops related to site usability problems and  rectify the issues
  • Assist developing marketing and product email templates with HTML/CSS

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Fluency in English
  • Proven work experience as a Frontend Developer
  • Experience with CMS platforms such as WordPress
  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks
  • Familiarity with browser testing and debugging
  • Knowledge of SEO principles
  • 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.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as git
  • Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
  • An understanding of ReactJS. would be desirable Package – Competitive salary based on experience

For You

At Xara, you are working together with other highly motivated colleagues in a fun and friendly atmosphere. We recognize potential and promote professional development.

  • Work with amazing people that come from all over the world.
  • Great opportunity to build the European presence of a fast-paced global growth startup from scratch.
  • Flat hierarchies with the ability to make a difference.

Are you interested in new exciting challenges, while working in a young and dynamic environment in Berlin? Please get in touch with us and send us your online application to [email protected]

Send your application to: [email protected]

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