Summit Africa RecruitmentSummit Africa Recruitment
Job title: Frontend Developer
Employment type:Full Time
Experience:6 to 10 years
Job published:17 November 2020
Job reference no:778576770

Job Description

Purpose of the role:

Design, build and maintain frontend applications using the appropriate coding and scripting languages, content management tools and other related software applications.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with a team of developers and designers building front-ends for Silicon Valley
  • Care and fight for the end-user experience and contribute to raising the baseline of what is the UI/UX industry standard.
  • Take ownership and responsibility for what you do, the huge creative freedom and ability to influence the project allows for this
  • Build relationships with  developers in Poland,San Francisco, Cape Town and Brazil.



  • 5+ years of experience as Front-end Developer,
  • Preferably experience in React (other frameworks like Angular, Vue also possible, but if you want to work in React at the end),
  • Skilled in vanilla JavaScript (Es5 /6 / 7, Object Oriented Programming, Design Patterns),
  • Familiarity with Git, front-end tools and bundlers,
  • Good knowledge of CSS and CSS pre-processors,
  • Independent problem solving, but also being an excellent team player,
  • Good command of English (written & spoken),
  • Commercial


You will get extra points for:

  • TypeScript, Flux knowledge,
  • Backend technology knowledge (Node.js, Python, Java, C++),
  • Familiarity with Docker / Kubernetes / AWS / deployment process,
  • Experience in creating projects from scratch,
  • State / data management patterns and solutions (Redux / Mobx),
  • Knowledge of testing JavaScript code (Enzyme, Jest, Karma, Mocha, ),
  • Knowledge how to make well-designed



  • Working with US-based startups and Fortune 500 clients on demanding but at the same time rewarding projects,
  • Non-corporate work environment
  • Experienced PM and QA support
  • Regular code reviews policy
  • Trendy work space at Cape Town CBD and surrounds
  • You will have a lot of chances to develop your programming skills as well as learn a lot about how tech business is done in the US
  • International links with teams on 4 continents.