Frontend Developer at Klasha

Frontend Developer at Klasha – TDPel Jobs

Klasha makes it easy for African consumers to shop online. We build technology that allows African consumers to easily access the goods they want on the continent. We enable payments online in local African currencies and can handle the last-mile logistics for our retail partners too. Statistically, Africa is the future, so we believe consumers on the continent should have the same frictionless access to the global e-commerce economy as consumers in the West.

Klasha was founded in Lagos, Nigeria in 2018 and is backed by Techstars, Ginco Investments and a group of notable angel investors. Klasha is run by 20-somethings from five nationalities that speak six different languages between them. Klasha has offices in Johannesburg, South Africa and Lagos, Nigeria.About the Job

Klasha is looking for a results-driven, fast-moving Front-End Developer to join our team and help to build an exciting payments and logistics startup in Africa.
We are looking for a Front-End Developer who is 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 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.

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.
Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to the back-end.
Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.
Troubleshoot and debug applications.
Conduct UI tests and optimize performance.
Build high-quality reusable code that can be used in the future.
Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of designers, developers and system administrators.
Be involved and participate in the overall application lifecycle.

Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Programming, Computer Science, or a related field.
Minimum 2-3 years of experience as an engineer.
Experienced in coding in React
Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3.
Understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery.
Proficient knowledge of JavaScript.
Good understanding of ReactJS
Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image.
Familiarity with tools such as Gimp or Photoshop is a plus.
Strong knowledge of the African payments and logistics ecosystem.

The fun stuff:

Competitive salary.
Cool company perks.
You’ll be working with a young, growing team based in Lagos, Nigeria that is millennial and Gen Z-driven.
Fast, expanding career progression.
Flexible working conditions.
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