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Front End Dev (Eye for Design)

Senior
  • Front End Dev (Eye for Design)
  • Auckland
  • $120k - $130k
Following application, a talent agent will review your CV, cover note & portfolio against the role and will be in touch within 72 hours (it's the polite thing to do isn't it?).
  • Full Time
  • Closed
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Role is with:

Nicole Chuah Recruitment Consultant

Are you a slick Front End Developer with a strong eye for design, looking to drive innovation at the forefront of cutting-edge technology? Are you passionate about merging new technology with creative thinking to deliver rich, first-class user experiences?

Tired of the agency life and pivoting between multiple client briefs all the time?

Here is an opportunity to join a nimble, well-funded tech start-up where no two days are the same and the metaverse is there for the exploring.

On behalf of our client, The Pond is now looking for a dynamic senior Front End Developer to join a tech start-up that’s quickly carving its way to recognition through NFT projects that have wowed the community, driving digital innovation through a rich and immersive user web experience. 

Day to day you’ll be working closely with the marketing team to develop marketing websites for upcoming projects and enhancing the creative brand digital experience through creative code decisions. You’ll be self-motivated, thrive on collaboration, and proud to take ownership of your work.

The candidate we’re looking for will think about user experience strategically and holistically, yet also tactically and with care for the details.

You will take a truly creative approach when designing user-centric product experiences, encompassing interactivity, usability, form, and beauty, and not afraid to exercise your initiative with taking point on design ideation from brief to delivery.

It's a great opportunity so if it sounds like you, APPLY NOW!

The breakdown

We are looking for an experienced Designer in: 

  • 4+ years of commercial experience in product or similar environments
  • A strong grasp of user-centered design including usability and accessibility concerns

Some key responsibilities are:

  • Developing well-considered, engaging and rich digital web experiences
  • Knowledge on user-centric design methodologies and usability principles
  • Creating seamless user journeys/experiences based on insights and research outcomes
  • Bridging the gap between the engineering team, marketing team, and developers
  • Takes ownership of projects and thrives in small, dynamic teams to implement scalable, high-performing solutions
  • Technical proficiency in HTML5, JavaScript, CSS and PHP
  • Excellent verbal and technical communicator

Advantageous to have experience in…

  • Understanding of Agile and Scrum methodologies
  • Familiarity with source control management

Are you someone who is…

  • Interested and always learning?
  • Self-motivated and gets things done?
  • Focused and has great attention to detail?
  • Innovative and solutions focused?

The reward

  • Amazing senior salary of $120k - $130k per annum + Kiwi Saver
  • Flexible schedule – WFH when it suits you!
  • Be part of a growing start-up that’s well-funded and making huge waves
  • Exciting international projects keeping you on your toes
  • Work alongside thought leaders and wickedly talented team doing honest good work
  • Jump on the NFT, crypto & gaming bandwagon! 

Mandatory requirements 

  • Must have a relevant tertiary qualification (computer science or engineering) 

In summary

Over agency? Make a difference in a Kiwi-based web3 start-up that melds the alluring world of the NFTs, AI, gaming & crypto.

Apply today

Got what it takes? Apply today with a brief summary of why you may be interested in this position, or email Nicole directly at [email protected] 

About The Pond  

The Pond is committed to becoming New Zealand’s number one specialist recruiter in the Digital & Tech, Creative & Design, and Marketing & Sales sectors. We focus on finding the best candidates in the local and overseas market, that last the distance and help transform our clients’ businesses. Established in 2006, The Pond is driven by a dedicated team of experienced recruiters and support team who get results for clients daily. Our audited placement average is 4.6 years, so the people we place do stick.

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