Front End Developer

Are you that something special? Then we’re on the lookout for you.

But know this, we’re no ordinary agency. We don’t treat our people like drones, and we don’t follow the herd. We’re a dedicated atelier of sharp thinkers, designers, developers and copywriters who serve an uncontrollable desire: quality and craft.

The atmosphere at AIPX is irresistibly human and exceptionally purpose-driven. We’re agile, active listeners, flexible, always wanting what’s best for our team, and like the country we live in, we’re diverse because difference brings unique variety in skill and smarts.

The future is way more fun when you resist the vanilla. We always do. Will you? If so, super-talented individual, please view our open positions and apply.

Your budding sense of design and meticulous eye alongside your coding talents are sought after. Utilising various web-based development languages, you will build responsive and adaptive UI for internal and public facing web applications. You require a Certificate in relevant Web Development or Graphic Design, experience translating UI & UX designs into HTML, CSS and JavaScript websites, with a focus on user experience and usability. You must also be able to use sound development practices to build a solid product while iterating quickly.

Experienced freelance and permanent web developers are what we need on varied digital projects, from brand and marketing sites to e-commerce and web-apps.

Successful AIPXrs must be able to learn new technologies, love a challenge, stay curious, play on a team and communicate openly.

Skills & Competencies

You should have detailed knowledge of the entire web development process from scoping, to design, development, and deployment of functional code.

Analysis and Planning

  • Multitask on a range of products and tasks simultaneously, defining priorities and ensuring efficiency.
  • Define and communicate problem, goal and acceptance criteria.
  • Communicate and collaborate with Strategy, Design and Experience teams to solve problems, make recommendations and discuss best programming practices.
  • Work with stakeholders to achieve appropriate solutions.
  • Conduct research on possible solutions and techniques.
  • Analyse systems for root cause, impact, workarounds and permanent fixes.
  • Determine and account for dependencies among deliverables, products and systems.
  • Accurately estimate duration of deliverables.
  • Identify and mitigate risks.
  • Document analysis and planning process.
  • Communicate effectively with line manager on progress, priorities and workload.


  • Follow project plan to develop software.
  • Meet deadlines and timelines as determined in the planning phase.
  • Adhere to agreed upon standards for code, as set and determined by the Lead Systems Engineer.
  • Generate and maintain effective and efficient high-quality code.
  • Use effective and efficient components & techniques to implement solutions.
  • Ensure all work is versioned and backed up according to company standards.
  • Take ownership for work, tasks and communication.

Testing and Implementation

  • Ensure that all work is tested, benchmarked and fulfills functional requirements before submission.
  • Prepare test environment, examples and instructions.
  • Participate enthusiastically in peer code reviews.
  • Deploy changes to live environment.
  • Maintain system and product change logs and release notes according to company standards.

Reporting and Communication

  • Keep project documentation up to date and standard.
  • Provide timeous, efficient and effective feedback on project status.
  • Proactively keep stakeholders updated on progress, risks and problems.
  • Assist in the collection and documentation of user’s requirements, development of user stories, estimates and work plans.
  • Prepare reports, manuals and other documentation on the status, operation and maintenance of software.
  • Provide insight and feedback on queries regarding relevant projects.
Core Technical Skills
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • PHP
  • JavaScript Frameworks
  • Content Management Systems like WordPress and Drupal
  • Infrastructure environments like Amazon Web Services, CloudFlare and cPanel
  • Familiarity with widely used code editors
  • Git Repositories & Versioning
None-Core Technical Skills
  • Linux
  • Apache
  • MySQL / PostgreSQL
  • AJAX
  • Cross-Browser and Platform testing and debugging
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Tools
  • SCRUM or Agile
  • Digital Assets Management
  • Technical Scope Development
  • Accessibility / Web Standards
  • Design Patterning (Modular Code)
  • Progressive enhancement
  • Semantic HTML

Your Qualities

  • Detail oriented
  • Great communicator
  • Team player
  • Adaptable
  • Natural knowledge-seeker
  • Creative and critical thinker
  • Patience and composure
  • Self-directed with initiative
  • 3-5 years experience

Our Offer

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Flexible working space (Office/Home)
  • Training / Certifications
  • Additional leave days for each year employed
  • A wide range of challenges to grow into
  • A highly engaged team to support you

Additional Information

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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