Frontend Engineer

Full-Time in Lagos, NG - Mid Level - Engineering

We are Kuda, an unusual bank on a mission to change the way Nigerians spend, save and manage their money, and we’re looking for a self-starter to join our fast-paced team as a Frontend Engineer.

This is a great opportunity for you to grow and set yourself on the path to an amazing career.

At Kuda, your responsibilities will include:

  • meeting with the development team to discuss user interface ideas and applications.
  • reviewing application requirements and interface designs.
  • identifying web-based user interactions.
  • translating designs and wireframes into high-quality code.
  • troubleshooting interface software and debugging application codes.
  • developing and implementing front-end architecture to support user interface concepts.
  • monitoring and improving front-end performance.
  • documenting application changes and developing updates.
  • developing new user-facing features using React.js
  • building reusable components and front-end libraries for future use.
  • optimizing components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers.

You’ll be considered for this role if you:

  • have an in-depth knowledge of JavaScript, CSS, HTML, and front-end languages
  • you can work with CSS preprocessors like Sass and Less
  • can write readable, logically sound Javascript
  • have experience with user interface design
  • have experience working as a React.js Developer
  • possess the knowledge of REACT tools including React.js, Webpack, Enzyme, Redux, and Flux
  • are familiar with task runners like Grunt, Webpack
  • can work on large-scale/complex front-end projects
  • can empathize with the many different types of users who use Kuda
  • can think through product requirements to come up with ways of quickly solving problems
  • care deeply about performance, accessibility, and application design
  • can communicate what you’re working on to non-technical stakeholders

While this is NOT strictly required, it would be a plus if you:

  • have graphic design ability and are familiar with design tools such as Sketch, Photoshop, or Illustrator
  • have knowledge of performance testing frameworks including Mocha and Jest
  • have previously worked at fast-growing internet startups
  • have previously worked on fintech products

A few reasons to work at Kuda:

  • An exciting and flexible work environment
  • Competitive pay
  • Smart and kind coworkers
  • Reliable health insurance
  • Weekly gym passes