Front End Developer

IT and Telecommunications

Job description

Our client in the government sector is seeking a Front End Developer to start ASAP for a 3-4 month contract.

This is to work on this organisations frontline mobility app!

Responsibilities will include:

  • Developing new user-facing features using React.js
  • Building reusable components and front-end libraries for future use
  • Translating designs and wireframes into high quality code
  • Optimizing components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers
  • Work with product team and graphic designers


Therefore, you will have the following skills:

  • Strong proficiency in JavaScript, including DOM manipulation and the JavaScript object model
  • Experience with HTML / CSS
  • Thorough understanding of React.js and its core principles
  • Experience with popular React.js workflows (such as Flux or Redux)
  • Familiarity with newer specifications of EcmaScript
  • Experience with data structure libraries (e.g., Immutable.js)
  • Knowledge of isomorphic React is a plus
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs
  • Knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token
  • Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines and tools
  • Experience with common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, NPM, etc.
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • A knack for benchmarking and optimization
  • Familiarity with Git and CI/CD best practice
  • If no React experience - Vue, Angular, or Ember experience will also be considered

Please note: For this opportunity you would need to have been in NZ for the past 5 years.


If this sounds like, hit 'apply' now, with a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience. Or call Chantelle on 04 494 7120 quoting job# 96433