We are growing our Web Publishing team and seeking talented developers to join us in our Dublin offices near Merrion Sq. KAX Media exclusively seeks “A players”. We want a small group of super stars that are what Google calls “smart creatives”. We will give you a lot of independence and expect you to understand our business end to end. From your complete view of our business you will be able to make your own to-do list and prioritize things appropriately.

Responsibilities:

  • Implementing pre-designed user interfaces in HTML/CSS/JS(jQuery)
  • Developing new features, sections and at times whole new sites using tools and guidelines developed by KAX Media.
  • Understanding web performance and how to load a page in 3 seconds or less in all browsers.
  • Knowing how to achieve top marks in PageSpeed.
  • Writing performant code form the start instead of retrofitting as an afterthought.
  • Refining existing user interfaces
  • Being obsessive about cross-browser compatibility at all times
  • Configuring and executing A/B and multivariate tests
  • Image editing and optimization for the Internet
  • Working closely with content team on multilingual sites.


Requirements:

  • Working Knowledge of MVC frameworks.
  • Proficiency in JavaScript, CSS and HTML (Ability to use HTML5 wherever possible)
  • Familiar with the build systems such as Grunt or Gulp and the NodeJS ecosystem are beneficial
  • Aware of Design Patterns
  • Understanding of web performance fundamentals
  • Familiarity with Twig Template Engine
  • Comfortable and effective using Adobe Photoshop and/or Illustrator
  • Clear understanding of website usability and usability best practices
  • Familiarity with conversion rate optimization
  • Ability to follow stylistic conventions of existing code
  • Very clean design aesthetic, good feel for spacing and balance
  • Knowledge of when to use particular technologies to solve particular problems
  • Experience with version control tools like SmartGit
  • Experience in PHP development is beneficial but not a prerequisite for this role


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