Frontend JavaScript Developer - Contractor

Job Title: Frontend JavaScript Developer - Contractor
Contract Type: Contracting Solutions
Location: Auckland - Inner
Duration: 90.0
REF: AK45985
Contact Details: Jessica Dong
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 4 years ago
- 2-3 Month Contract
- Start 18th July
- Auckland CBD

About the organisation

This energetic, cross functional team builds cutting edge digital systems for New Zealand. Due to an expanding business, they've been expanding and are looking for a passionate frontend javascript developer to work on a greenfield project, using a modern tech stack.

About the role

You'll be joining a team of passionate people from PM, UX, Design and Dev and be responsible for building a ground up web application across devices. As a member of a close knit cross functional team you'll be delivering through Lean and Agile product development methods and rapid iteration. You'll be responsible for delivering highly maintainable, well structured and testable code. Great communication and collaboration are essential, a project like this doesn't come up very often.

About you

You'll have experience with modern javascript frameworks such as React & Redux etc. You'll have experience with Nodejs and frontend automation tooling such as npm, Webpack and Babel etc. You'll have a passion for creating maintainable code as well as an interest in the bigger picture and the architecture of applications. You'll also have experience in TDD or BDD using the likes of Mocha, Jasmine, Jest or Lab etc. You'll have experience developing against RESTful API's and an interest in alternatives such as Firebase, GraphQL etc. You'll be comfortable working with ES2016 (ES6) and module loaders using Babel. You are collaborative, communicative and eager to stay on top of technologies. Being adept at troubleshooting and debugging javascript are essential. Essentially you know that javascript is not just jQuery.

Key Skills

These are the must haves, you don't have to know them all but you have to be comfortable you can get up to speed with them quite quickly.
- React
- Redux
- Babel
- Webpack
- Mocha/Jasmine/Jest/Lab (one of or something similar)
- Chai/Assert/Code (one of or something similar)
- Git & Github
- RESTful APIs

This is your opportunity to be part of a team using cutting edge technologies working with open source projects in a collaborative team environment.

What you need to do now If you like the sound of this role, we'd love to hear from you. Please APPLY now, and feel free to call Jessica Dong on 021 193 1479 for more information. Beyond IT, connecting IT talent with IT opportunities. Visit for more roles and information.