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Join an Innovative Social Enterprise Serving the International Aid & Development Community

Are you a Front-end Developer interested in joining an innovative social enterprise serving the international aid and development community? Do you want to create beautiful and effective digital content that informs an audience of over 1 million global development professionals around the world?

At Devex, our mission is to make global development professionals more efficient in their day-to-day work and we are currently seeking a Front-end Developer to ensure that our member community has a positive user experience when interacting with our content.


  • Implement user-facing features using AngularJS, JavaScript, Rails  with a strong focus on clarity, maintainability, flexibility, cross-browser compatibility and performance

  • Update, enhance, and maintain existing parts of our website

  • Actively participate in planning, wireframing, testing, and delivery activities

  • Develop and lead the implementation of front-end coding and design standards

  • Work closely with the marketing and communications team and UI designers to ensure the best possible user experience on all devices

  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of our development workflow

  • Collaborate with and serve as a resource to project teams working on a variety of projects at one time

  • Apply agile methodologies and work in teams with a focus on sharing knowledge

Minimum Qualifications

  • EU work authorization

  • Demonstrated expertise in creating user interfaces with JavaScript, HTML5 & CSS3

  • Experience with MVC frameworks, preferably Ruby on Rails

  • Basic understanding of backend technologies like REST APIs and Databases

  • Proven knowledge of responsive and usable web design practices, including cross-browser and device compatibility issues and limitations

  • Strong communication skills and ability to present information about technical flows to executive stakeholders

  • Excellent organization and multitasking ability

  • General understanding of Agile Development process

  • 2-3 years prior experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team

  • Interest in UI design trends and or global development

  • Strong written and presentation skills

  • Experience with Photoshop or similar graphic editors

This is a full-time position available in the Barcelona, Spain office.


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