Front-End Developer

Elkanodata, a global information design agency based in Barcelona, is looking for an experienced Mid- Weight Front- End Developer to join the Interactive business unit. You will develop top quality interactive digital experiences, interactives infographics and data visualizations, and work closely with designers and project managers to effectively deliver top quality results and manage clients expectations, timings and resources.

The Role:

We are looking for a Mid-Weight Front- End Developer to join our Interactive Business Unit and help us develop top quality interactives and data visualizations:

  • You will develop interactive digital experiences, interactive infographics and data visualizations. You will work closely with designers and Project Owners to effectively deliver top quality results and manage clients expectations, timings and resources
  • You will be the Owner of some of the projects you participate in. The Project Owner is responsible for managing the team involved in the project, elaborating timelines and ensuring the project is successful at delivering the client´s expectations on time and to Elkanodata´s quality standards.
  • You will collaborate with another Mid-Weight Front-End Developer to create beautifully crafted interactive experiences, working in a agile enviromment to quickly prototype new products and test new technologies.
  • You will evolve current products based on market and customer needs. You will keep your ear to the ground to incorporate industry best practices and important developments into our products.

What are we looking for?

  • Quality driven: Able to demonstrate expertise, enthusiasm, drive, passion and curiosity for high-end digital experiences.
  • A doer: You have a proven track record of getting things done. You respond decisively to challenges.
  • You believe in solving problems through collaboration, investigation and iteration.
  • Ambition and resilience: Our company is small but we are growing and changing fast. You want to grow with us, keep a positive mental attitude and learn and try new things along the way.
  • Someone that is fun and easy to work with. You don’t take yourself too seriously.
  • A relationship builder: You initiate and manage working relationships with people that are based on trust and openness. You are confident in challenging and being challenged in a constructive manner.
  • A manager: You can coach, mentor and motivate others and can clearly communicate your passion and vision to your team. You can delegate and give clear directions.

Hit us with all of that, and we will hit you back.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 3+ years experience working in digital agencies with the highest quality standards or as a freelance collaborating with digital agencies.
  • Excellent technical skills
  • HTML + CSS3 + Javascript
  • Data Visualization libraries (D3js)
  • Wordpress Development
  • Project management with GIT
  • JS Frameworks (React, Vue.js, Angular 2+)
  • Task Runners (Gulp, Webpack, Grunt)
  • APIs management and Web Services
  • Intermediate technical skills:
  • MySQL,MongoDB
  • Cloud server configuration and maintenance (Azure, Amazon)
  • Backend development (PHP, Node.js)
  • High attention to detail and heavy front-end expertise
  • Project Execution Methodologies
  • Experience collaborating with designers, preferably working with Sketch.
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience leading & coordinating projects and teams.
  • Strategic thinking: Able to identify industry trends and opportunities and shape the direction of the agency in complex areas
  • English: fluent (speaking, reading, writing)

Good to have:

  • You have participated in projects that have won awards and/or received special recognition.
  • Recruiting experience, able to attract and hire talented developers
  • You have trained and mentored a junior developer before
  • Job advantages:

    Competitive salaries, bonus scheme, fully flexible work hours, central location, beer fridays, fun team events (no, they are not mandatory!), a parking spot for your bike or motorbike (So it doesn’t get stolen whilst you work!)

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