Technical Lead : Creative (Front End Developer/Web Designer/UXUI Designer)

  • Permanent
  • Ref #31656JR
  • Posted 1 week ago
  • Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, Africa
  • Information & Communications Technology, Sales & Marketing
Employer Description

Our client specialises in multi-channel communications for Corporate customers throughout the country.

Job Description

The operation requires the skill and professional input of a Technical Lead for its Creative team, who will be reporting to the IT & Development Manager or his/her appointee. This position will work closely with Multi Channel Communication teams, Information Technology groups and Implementation teams to ensure we meet client requirements and to deliver joint solutions.

The team lead will be responsible for supervising, managing the production workload and motivating team members on a daily basis in order to meet required deadlines. Determining the required work effort, delegating tasks to both the team and oneself as well as ensuring that production deadlines for the team are met. They will also be hands on and assist with the development of HTML content for web hosted personalised marketing, billing and other general Business to Consumer email and mobile communication. Their communication skills should be professional at all times. They should also be able to act proactively to ensure smooth team operations and effective collaboration.

The Individual must be self-motivated and be capable of finding and correcting problems as necessary. Work to tight deadlines with a flexible approach. Be comfortable to work on multiple projects and campaigns simultaneously. Follow in house quality control, testing procedures and develop new ones. Stay current with new technologies and best practices. Must be able to respond to a changing environment and grow technically. Our employees are expected to be available beyond standard work hours when necessary.

Duties :

    • Create HTML content to be used in combination with variable data for email and mobile phone communications
    • Create a design brief and storyboard as briefed in by the customer or account manager.
    • Estimate work time and effort when all necessary information may not be available.
    • Experiment with emerging technologies – frameworks, platforms, and tools
    • Documentation of own project processes and for the purpose knowledge sharing
    • You should lead by setting a good example and engage the team to achieve their goals.

Qualifications

IT related Degree/Diploma/Certificate.

Skills

Fluent in English. 5-7 years’ experience. Strong skills writing custom HTML, HTML animation, CSS, JSON, jQuery and JavaScript. Strong understanding of responsive web design to ensure that all HTML is device responsive for optimal end user experience. Good understanding of cross browser compatibility and restrictions, web standards and CSS based design. Excellent attention to detail with regards to testing of HTML and its functionality using relevant software. Flexibility to learn new technology where projects require it. Experience in using Jira / Bit bucket / Confluence. Have working experience with Agile Methodologies. Amazon Web Service knowledge Nginx Web server knowledge advantageous.

Salary / Package

R35000 - R45000ctc depending on experience

Benefits

Medical Aid, provident fund.


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