Front End Engineer

MoviePigs - Cairo, Egypt

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
More than 3 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
1 open position
About the Job

As a Front End Engineer you'll be will be the core contributor to the implementation of the client side user interfaces and user interaction experiences for our web platform(s), and web-based mobile apps.

You'll also be the technical owner of the client side code for these products.

Job Requirements
  • Eats sleeps and breathes JavaScript. If jQuery is your definition of Javascript, please don’t apply to this job.
  • Excellent working experience in MVC concepts and frameworks, preferably in either AngularJS or React.js.
  • Mastery of implementing responsive mobile first web UI interfaces with diligent eye for details on user interactivity, and usability.
  • Good grasp on usability, interaction design, color and design theories. Good sense of what is required of a great user interface with responsive design, and relishes the subtle interaction details that make products delightful.
  • Ability to interpolate new screens' designs from existing designs web and/or mobile designs, while maintaining the same look and feel experience. Have a keen design eye and get excited over building and shipping attractive and clean interfaces.
  • Working knowledge of creating HTML5 Mobile apps using either Cordova/Ionic/ReactJS, or porting responsive Mobile web UIs to one of the previous frameworks.
  • Mastery of CSS and its core concepts (box model, specificity, positioning and all the usual suspects) is a no brainer.
  • Loves automating workflow pipeline, and can write Custom Grunt/Gulp Scripts to automate everything front-end.
  • Knows the cost of HTTP requests and is always looking for ways to improve the performance of the product across devices.
  • Know his/her way around GIT and *nix environments.
  • Photoshop and Illustrator should be second nature.
  • Ability to take full ownership over the front-end projects/apps.
  • Able to work remotely and communicate vision, demos and reporting progress effectively.
  • Experience writing unit tests, visual regression tests for fornt-end code is a plus.
  • You leave your ego at the door, and you set an example by getting things done.
  • Must have a hunger to pick up new technical skills and the urge to master new technologies as needed
  • Experience and educational qualifications are not important if you can demonstrate that you can fulfill the role.
About this Company

MoviePigs is an online platform for Middle Eastern independent films. It's a 2-sided platform that allows filmmakers to showcase their talents, and the audience to watch independent films from around the world.

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