SENIOR FRONT-END DEVELOPER (FREELANCE)

Do you want to change the world through digital design by working on socially impactful and meaningful projects?

If your answer is yes, then this is the opportunity you've been waiting for!

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OUR OPPORTUNITY:

We're in search of an experienced, award-winning SENIOR FRONT-END DEVELOPER to develop interactive projects and impactful interactive experiences… you'll work on both award-winning projects and day to day client needs. As our new SENIOR FRONT-END DEVELOPER, you'll work alongside our other in house Developers, Designers and Project Managers to lead our agency to higher heights and deeper depths.

You'll work closely with designers/creatives to develop top-quality interactive products and tools, whilst coordinating with Project Managers to deliver projects on time and according to client's expectations, standards and timings… In addition to this, you’ll work on multiple projects simultaneously from initial briefing through to successful completion, you'll do this independently whilst at times collaborating with other members of the team.

Occasionally, you'll communicate and coordinate with external technical teams: clients and vendors and oversee the quality and technical standards of other developers, participate in QA processes and implement necessary changes to validate coding best practices and standards: code review, cross-browser compatibility and functionalities etc. You'd also work through continuous integration and continuous deployment (Travis and BitBucket pipelines).

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YOUR EXPERIENCE:

We'd love to hear from you if you have exposure and experience as a SENIOR FRONT-END DEVELOPER in an agency environment, who has won high quality and award-winning interactive projects. You'd also ideally have knowledge of Project Execution Methodologies (waterfall and agile) and be able to estimate timings and propose process improvements. Along with the above, you'll have knowledge of Project Management Softwares (Trello, Basecamp, Jira, etc.) and be fluent in the English language, both speaking and writing.

In addition to this, you'll ideally have experience in the following technologies:

  • Proficient in Javascript, HTML5 and CSS3 (SASS)
  • Have experience with task runners, in preference Webpack
  • Have experience with Javascript Frameworks, in preference Vue.js/Nuxt.js
  • Have experience with Git source control
  • Have experience with Sketch
  • Knowledge with optimizing performance and browser compatibility
  • Pixel perfect development
  • Have experience with D3.js
  • Have experience with Greensock libraries
  • Have experience with Node.js
  • Have experience with ES6, Babel, Webpack

BONUS POINTS:

  1. Have basic knowledge of databases such as MySQL, MongoDB
  2. Knowledge with Wordpress or Drupal
  3. UX/UI or design background / skills.

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ABOUT US:

At Elkanodata, we transform complex information and data, into insightful, innovative and attractive user experiences.

Our clients are international organizations and thought leaders that are based in the United States and Europe, including, The World Economic Forum, The World Bank, The European Union and the United Nations; specifically based in New York, Washington D.C and Geneva.

We identify as a Creative Design Agency that's able to support our client groups across the digital spectrum – Landing pages, websites, product launches and motion graphics.

We have an amazing and talented workforce that consists of Digital Designers, Art Directors, Front End Developers and Digital Project Managers to lead us to excellence.

OUR PURPOSE

We want to provide those that have been traditionally and systematically overlooked and or under-represented with a platform to showcase themselves through our agency, therefore leading to true and authentic representation. We want to change the world through digital design by connecting our client groups with their target audience; dismantling the current unwritten culture of "Us and Them".

OUR MISSION

We aim to use Information Design as a tool for social change, redefining the way people engage with relevant causes, and helping International Organizations make the most out of their information and data. We strive to build a more informed and inclusive society, some of our notable projects have been around supporting the LGBTQIA+ community, health care and awareness, and poverty prevention action plans and bridging the gap between gender disparity.

OUR VISION

At Elkanodata we aim to be the leaders in information design within Inter-Governmental Organizations (IGO) markets by 2022, offering the highest quality work to our clients from our multicultural and diverse team located in Barcelona.

OUR VALUES

Our values are centred around creating a safe, engaging and productive environment, whereby our people feel confident enough to bring their true and authentic selves to work... people are at the forefront of our business, we not only want to create a great work culture, but we want to change the world through each and everyone one of our employees... We do this by having a clear and defined learning and development, recognition, benefits and reward, and employee engagement strategy.

We're proud to have focused on true diversity and inclusion when hiring our current workforce, with a particular focus on neurodiversity, education, location, religion and practice, racial heritage, languages spoken, gender identity and sexual orientation. We believe having a wide variety of professionals working together inspires innovation, and allows us as an agency to revolutionize the projects that we work on through partnering with our client groups.

Elkanodata... American working culture, European creativity, and Mediterranean lifestyle.

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