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Senior Frontend Developer

At AKQA, we believe in the imaginative application of art and science to create beautiful ideas, products and services. With an entrepreneurial and collaborative approach, we design adaptive digital services and applications that capture the imagination, delivering immersive experiences for our clients.

AKQA Senior Frontend Developers are inspired by technology and have a passion for creating innovative technical solutions.

We are looking for an established practitioner of the latest web technologies; building best in class applications, serving users on the modern web landscape, whatever that may be.  

Collaborating in a team of highly skilled people, each with strong opinions about various technologies, frameworks and approaches to delivery; you will need to communicate your ideas to your colleagues effectively, and articulate them to other internal stakeholders. You will thrive when faced with new challenges and constantly seek to improve client deliverables and team learning.

Located in Paris, France, as part of the AKQA team, you will work in an environment that fosters a dynamic and meritocratic culture, surrounded by some of the brightest minds in their fields. 

ROLE REQUIREMENTS

  • Work hands-on with the development of a range of solutions including website, web apps, CI pipelines, micro services.

  • Inspire others to form an exemplary technical team.

  • Take the lead position in a development project.

  • Work closely with others departments to ensure good collaboration across all disciplines and to facilitate the solving of day-to-day challenges.

  • Champion effective technical decision-making for clients by understanding their business goals and objectives.

  • Minimise technical risk and ensure a high-quality output.

  • Mentor mid level and junior profiles (conduct Code Reviews, share best practices).

  • Define FE technical architectures.

  • Participate in Pitches.

  • Provide technical answers to solve client problems.

QUALITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS

  • 5 years of experience with Node.js / React.js / Vue.js environments and 7 years of development on large or complex code bases

  • Solid understanding of the JavaScript and web application ecosystem

  • Highly comfortable with the SPA / SSR / Jamstack concepts

  • Mastery of advanced animations techniques (CSS, SVG, springs, canvas...)

  • Committed to performance, code quality, good practice and delivering high end products

  • Proficient with the GIT and its related tooling (branching flow, CLI commands etc.)

  • Interest in mentoring developers (presentations, code-review, pair-programming etc.)

  • Knowledge of design tools such as Sketch or Figma

  • Problem solver, organized and methodical

  • Curious and passionate, you stay ahead of the latest innovations and you are proactive

  • Rigorous and autonomous, you learn quickly and have a sense of priorities

  • Eager to collaborate with Creative team

  • Fluent verbal and written communication skills in English. Good command of French is a plus.

  • Nice to have skills: experience with design systems and its tooling (StoryBook); development of 3D experiences (ThreeJS, Unity, Blender etc.); knowledge of Cloud Solutions (AWS, Azure) and DevOps tools (Docker, Kubernetes); experience with CI, CD and / or Unit Testing; and familiarity with Atlassian Tools (Jira, Bitbucket, Confluence)

Explore our extensive range of benefits here. 

AKQA is an Equal Opportunities Employer, we believe that diversity is vital to AKQA’s ability to provide our clients with the best recommendations and are committed to fostering a varied and inclusive work environment. Your race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or veteran status have no bearing on our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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