Senior Front-end Developer – Melbourne

Immediate Start – projects ready to start now in multiple industries (Property, Law, Home Builders, Lifestyle Resorts, Custom Apps, eCommerce, Sales Kiosk)

Traffic Brand Agency in both Sydney and Melbourne offices is experiencing rapid growth within their in-house Digital team. Our capabilities span traditional advertising, social, content, branding, design, and product innovation. You will be working on some of the world’s biggest and most well-known brands.

Part of a more progressive new wave of agencies, they attract people who are inspired to contribute to that story and help their clients transform their business by challenging the status quo.

Job Description

The Front-end Developer will be responsible for developing best-in-class digital experiences for Traffic’s clients. They will contribute to, developing and delivering mobile-first and responsive digital design solutions that provide visually compelling digital designs that solve clearly articulated user problems.

The Front-end Developer will have the full support of UX researchers, designers, producers and account service as well as Creative Directors.

We aren’t looking for someone that wants a career as an IT System’s Engineer. We are looking for someone with a passion for web development and solutions. We will be assessing what you have done and can do, not what is in your CV on paper.

Required

  • Strong semantically correct HTML and CSS skills with the ability to create complex layouts.
  • Ability to create clean, maintainable and reusable code will be necessary.
  • Solid experience with React.JS a must including maintaining existing platforms
  • Experience writing pure JavaScript (ES6)
  • Ability to create JS based performant interactions/animations (GSAP).
  • Understanding of Git for version control.
  • Experience with WebPack for module bundling and other tasks like preprocessing Sass and other assets
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Suite and Sketch – the ability to take a design and convert to an HTML-CSS layout. Experience with email marketing platforms such as Mailchimp and/or Campaign Monitor.
  • Strong skills in responsive eDM and web development.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills are a must with the ability to communicate multiple messages and complex information simply.
  • Able to take ownership of tasks and work autonomously.
  • Across the latest trends in UI/UX and Tech
  • Able to advise on and push for best practices and tech stack.
  • Experience with WordPress development and Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) in particular.
  • Tertiary qualified with formal education across design, development, business or technology/IT.
  • Australian permanent residency or eligible Australian work visa.
  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience working in a digital agency or studio.

Advantageous Skills

  • Experience in the Property Marketing industry is preferred
  • An understanding of HTML5 banner ad production, as well as knowledge of CSS and JavaScript animation libraries and techniques
  • Understanding of accessibility standards
  • Experience with PHP and MySQL will be looked upon favourably
  • Experience with Node, Webpack and Express
  • Experience with headless/decoupled CMS.
  • Experience in other client-side libraries such as AngularJS.

Why Traffic?

  • We always strive to put their people first
  • We’re teeming with ambitious, passionate, brilliant communicators who love working with each other and coming to work every day
  • Exciting start-up culture with big ambitions
  • Encourage individuality to ensure their people thrive
  • Respected local and global clients who are leaders in their industries
  • A brilliant culture centred around team building, collaboration, and fun.

About Traffic
We are Traffic, a globally focused, brand transformation and property marketing agency designing experiences that engage people. Digital design transcends vertical markets and is at the core of our work for all clients.

Traffic transforms companies and brands emotionally, creatively, physically, digitally, culturally, profitably, responsibly and inspirationally. We have developed a unique strategy development methodology (Brand Metabolism) that deliver increased sales, profits and ROI.

If this role sounds like you, then please send through your CV highlighting your strong abilities today.

Salary range dependent on experience and tech stack.