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Frontend Developer
Job Description:
Key responsibilities Develop user-facing features and ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs together with the team Optimise the application for future use, maximum speed, scalability and usability Contribute to UNEP GPML (https://github.com/akvo/unep-gpml), an SPA built using React and a Clojure backend, continuously deployed using Kubernetes. Requirements and competencies Experience with JavaScript, React, SASS/CSS, Knowledge of Clojure, ClojureScript, Java, Ember.js is a plus A good eye for design and drive for improving user experience Ability to convert a design to functional application with semantic markup with great attention to detail Interest in writing and implementing tests Good understanding of visualisations like charts and maps Able to work independently with a willingness to work in a remote team Excellent command of English and French in both writing and speaking What we offer This assignment is a commitment of 40 hours/week and will start with a 1-year contract Opportunity to contribute to the front end architecture and work with interesting technologies in a creative and entrepreneurial environment together with highly motivated colleagues A unique chance to work with tools that contribute to achieving higher efficiency and better results for the development aid sector You will be part of our international Akvo community, with colleagues all over the world Remuneration in line with the market This is a full-time position. Your actual location is less important than the fact that you are fully equipped to work remotely, however our team works in the CET timezone, so a location within this timezone, +/- max. 2 hours is preferred.
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