Lead Front End Developer

  • Competitive
  • Zurich, Switzerland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Swisslinx
  • 20 Jan 17

Lead Front End Developer

Are you a motivated and creative Front End Developer with experience of Data Visualisation, looking to take on the Lead role at an attractive and growing boutique Asset Manager in the heart of Zürich?

In this newly-created permanent position you'll be working on the design, prototyping and creation of an interactive research and investment platform, supporting the firm's strong growth.

Main Responsibilities involve:

- Design and creation of front-end designs for an interactive web application, focusing on intuitive, attractive UX
- Responsibility in all areas of UI/UX Development (research, concept design, prototype development, testing, implementation)
- Independent implementation of dynamic and interactive user interfaces
- Use of modern technology, methods and best practice to create the best user-friendly solutions in the business
- Implementation of unit and integration tests
- Close collaboration with product managers, developers, graphic designers and other stakeholders throughout the product life cycle

Required Qualifications:

- University degree (or similar) in IT or a relevant area
- 2 or more years' experience in the design and development of digital products
- Very good skills in programming web interfaces using tools like CSS3 and HTML5
- Very good knowledge of Javascript, including VueJS, Riot, React, Angular 2, NodeJS
- Experience in Data Visualisation and the creation of interactive charts
- Experience with web services like REST API and WebSockets
- Knowledge of Usability/Interaction Design
- Strong knowledge of object-oriented programming
- Solid skills in Linux Shell and Version Control (e.g. Git)
- Creative, dynamic and quality-driven personality, keen to get stuck in and create something exciting
- Previous Financial Services experience is an asset, otherwise a keen interest to learn about the industry
- Fluent English, German is a plus

Do you think this could be an ideal position for you? If you possess the above skills and attributes and are interested in this challenge, then please send your full CV to the link on this page.