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Front End Engineer

Lagos, NG · FT · Remote Friendly


What we’re looking for

If you are someone who thrives in a fast paced, innovative environment, and have a passion for creating really clean and interactive products, then the role of Front End Engineer at Dukka Inc. might be right for you. This is an innovative new product for emerging markets. We are building something that does not quite exist in the African business landscape and this will be an opportunity for you to put your stamp on the product that is being built.

Job Description

We are looking for a Front-End Engineer who is self motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include translation of the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application. You will work closely with the Product Designer and Backend Engineer to bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks as well as how it works. Ability to create design wireframes is a huge plus.

This role reports to the Product Lead / CTO.

Responsibilities

  1. Develop code & architecture for old and new features using the best software engineering practices
  2. Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  3. Build out the Dukka platform using modern front-end development techniques
  4. Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders

Skills and Qualifications

  1. Design abilities is a huge plus
  2. Experience with Git for source code control
  3. Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3 - CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS - JavaScript frameworks such as jQuery, ReactJS, or VueJS
  4. Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  5. Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them
  6. Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image
  7. We’re a startup. You should be comfortable taking an imperfect feature specification and driving it all the way to completion

Why you will love to join Dukka :

  1. We’re a rocketship 🚀
  2. Paid time off
  3. Work tools
  4. Very flat team structure
  5. Competitive salary
  6. We support paid parental leave
  7. You will have the opportunity to learn how the entire company operates
  8. Being part of a fun and energetic Dukka family that’s building the future we all want to live in
  9. Joining a world-class team that’s building the bedrock for commerce
  10. And so much more!

Education

You have a Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or significant experience in the workforce to compensate.