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Digital Designer and Front-end Developer

Reference: 

Ack001

Location: 

Western Cape

Source: 

Direct Hire

Introduction:

Independant advertising agency in Cape Town is looking for a suitable skilled digital designer and front-end developer to join the team.

Description:

Ninety9cents is a full-service, integrated advertising agency located in Cape Town, and is one of South Africa’s largest independently owned agencies. Led by founder and Managing Director Andrew Brand, the agency’s extensive client base includes leading brands such as Shoprite/Checkers, Ackermans, PUMA, Spur Group, Capitec and Distell, to name but a few. We are looking for a dynamic junior to mid-weight digital designer and front-end developer to join our team. Duties will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Coding of mailers
  • Updating websites
  • Developing, planning and refining a concept and interpretation for the visible and structural elements of a digital project (website, cd-rom presentation,etc) based on the brief and brand fundamentals
  • Produce HTML/CSS from PSD design, ensuring exceptionally high quality.
  • Use jQuery to enhance websites
  • Ensure consistency of email campaigns across multiple clients and browsers
  • Updating site content via CMS systems (Expression Engine)
  • Ability to write clean and maintainable code from designs

Requirements:

To be considered for the role incumbents should possess the following:

  • 3+ years relevant experience.
  • Relevant degree or diploma
  • SEO knowledge
  • Exact Target knowledge
  • Design skills
  • Knowledge of UI/UX design principles
  • HTML and Wordpress
  • XHTML/ HTML5
  • CSS 2 & 3
  • Responsive Design (Media Queries)
  • Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Indesign, Dreamweaver)
  • Knowledge of Javascript Libraries (Jquery) a plus

Incumbents must also:-

  • have the ability to work fast but be accurate
  • understand briefs
  • be able to work independantly
  • be up-to-date with evolving web standards (HTML5, CSS3) and best practices
  • have a good understanding of CSS frameworks such as Foundation or Bootstrap
  • be competent in Adobe Photoshop and converting PSDs into a functioning templates
  • be experienced in building responsive sites with media queries
  • have experience in debugging cross-browser and cross-platform compatibility issues
  • possess high attention to detail
  • ensure the technical feasibility of UI and UX designs
  • ensure that all user input is validated before submitting information
  • ensure your code is W3C compliant and works across all popular browsers, both web and mobile
  • be able to work closely with the UI designers to translate their UI designs into pixel perfect code
  • be skilled in creating newsletters and promo mailers which work across all mail clients

Kindly submit a concise cv and include salary expectations. Should you not hear from us within 3 weeks of your submission, kindly assume that your application has been unsuccessful. We remain committed to the principles of employment equity.

Industry: 

Advertising

Job Type: 

Permanent

Date Posted: 

2017-07-13