Senior Frontend Web Developer

The nuts and bolts

Join our ever-growing team as a Senior Frontend Developer to take on the challenge of keeping up with growth in an innovative niche of the tech world. At JBA we work alongside many prominent New Zealand businesses to create solutions to make their people and business grow through learning.

JBA hit the news headlines recently when we launched a first of its kind learning solution – The Tycoon Game Series – Come and be a part of the excitement as we evolve in changing the way the world learns.

Company Introduction

JBA’s mission is to deliver the skills of tomorrow today so that everyone benefits from a thriving global economy.

Our funky "tech startup" head office, located in the heart of Newmarket is a sweet-as working environment where you will have fun while we push limitless boundaries.

Our people are from all walks of life, bring different skills and experience to the mix; we deliver results with a combined entrepreneurial hustle to pave the way in our exciting industry.

Job Description

We’re looking for a Senior Front-End Web Developer with at least five years’ experience in a front-end development position who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming.

What will you be doing?

You will be working alongside another Senior Front-End Developer, two senior Full Stack Developers, a team of Game Engineers, Game Designers and Asset Creators.

You will design and execute kick-ass platform features, fit for the typical web and mobile user in today's world. We’re looking for a self-starter who is excited to learn and improve their skillset in the ever-evolving medium of the web. The ideal candidate is a creative thinker with experience in using Vue.js for user experience and user interface design.

  • If you know why UX and UI need to play nicely in the web and mobile application sandbox — then you know our learners.
  • If you understand that creative design and experience design functions live under one roof — then you know us.
  • If you are the evangelist and the architect for the products you work on — then you know our passion.
  • If you see how science and art come together in the design and development of a web application — then you know how we work.
  • If coding world-class web and mobile products is something you eat, sleep, and dream – then you’ll be in good company.

Skills, Technical Knowledge And Qualifications?? Simple really…. We’re looking for so class="bold"meone who has:

  • 5 years plus development experience.
  • an extensive portfolio to share with us.
  • A passion for beautiful code.
  • Strong experience with HTML (duh!), CSS (duh!) and CSS frameworks
  • Strong experience with Vue js, JQuery
  • Strong experience with Web Responsive development
  • Strong experience in Module bundlers and task runners i.e. npm, webpack, gulp...etc
  • Be proficient in ES6
  • Good understanding in RESTful api
  • Experience in cooperating with Backend developers (especially with PHP developers)
  • Exceptional git skills.

Our Current Technology

The front-end of our platform mostly utilises HTML5 and CSS with Bootstrap, Vue.js and Vue.js2 as the basis for much of the responsive abilities. While there is some use of jQuery, we plan to move towards greater use of a Javascript framework for both the web platform and the course material itself. The primary platform runs off a PHP backend using the popular Laravel framework, all running on Amazon Cloud services running Ubuntu. We also utilise many development and deployment tools such as Git, Gulp, NPM and Composer.

Get in touch

If you think you fit the bill then let’s talk. If you’re not quite there yet but interested in what we’re doing get in touch anyway - we’re always on a lookout for great people.

Please contact Grant Shew, grant@joybusinessacademy.com with examples of your work, resume, and a brief write-up of why you are interested in this position and a good fit for JBA.