Frontend Developer at Meritocracy

Milan, Italy

Posted on Oct 01 2019 (over 4 years ago)


European citizens only

Our partner Jobrapido is looking for a Frontend Developer to join its team in Milan

About Jobrapido:

Jobrapido is the world’s leading job search engine. As industry frontrunners Jobrapido is shaping a new standard in online job searching; to revolutionize the way people get jobs. Jobrapido analyses and aggregates job listings from all over the web, so that candidates can find all relevant jobs in one place. Using pioneering technology and innovative products, Jobrapido connects the dots between great employers and stellar candidates. Established in 2006, Jobrapido lists over 20 million jobs every month, records 55 million visits per month and has more than 85 million registered users. From its headquarters in Milan, Jobrapido conducts business in 58 countries, and helps job seekers to apply for a role in line with their expectations, and those who offer jobs find the right candidate for the role. From April 2014, Jobrapido is part of the Symphony Technology Group (STG). Our offices are located in the beautiful Cadorna Square at a walk distance from the Train and Metro station.

About the role:

We are looking for a Front-End Developer who is motivated to combine the art of UX 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 with the UI/UX designer and 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. You will work in a young, dynamic and agile team in Jobrapido’ s Technology Team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders in an agile team and with agile practices
  • Evolve Jobrapido’s code base to keep state of the art technology

Skills and Qualifications:

Required skills:

  • Proficient understanding of web mark-up, including HTML5, CSS3. Familiarity with template engines, such as Handlebars, is a plus
  • Good understanding of CSS pre-processors, such as LESS and SASS
  • Good understanding of JavaScript client-side scripting, including XHR, AJAX, and data flow architectures such as flux and redux
  • Good understanding of advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks, such as AngularJS and ReactJS.
Nice to have skills:
  • Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform adjustments on images. Familiarity with tools such as Gimp or Photoshop is a plus.
  • Previous experience in unit testing and TDD. E2E tests experience is a plus
  • Proficient use of build tools such as Webpack or Gulp / Grunt
  • Good understanding of/experience with agile methodology
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Proficient understanding of Git and pull requests workflow
  • Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that applications will adhere to them.

Education and experience:

  • BS in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent professional experience
  • 2-5 years working experience in similar roles
  • Good written and spoken English


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