Front-end Web Developer

Front-end Web Developer

Job Title: Front-end Web Developer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-10-06
Reference: V-40030
Contact Name: Kym Hinds
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 07, 2021 18:59

Job Description

Federal Government Agency is seeking an experienced Front-end Developer for the web team, you will work with other members of the team to develop intuitive user applications and interfaces using HTML, CSS and JavaScript with a strong focus on accessibility, API’s and identifying and implementing automation within the agency.

You will also:
  • Support the lead developer in developing and supporting solutions for website and intranet.
  • Use APIs (inc. SharePoint APIs) to build systems and applications that support the agency
  • Offer advice on best practice in web development and web publishing
  • Support the development of call-centre scripts using the MadCap Flare publishing software
  • Review current processes to identify and implement automation opportunities.

The team
The team's primary role is the management and production of the Agency's digital communication platforms and channels, including their website, Intranet and SharePoint. The team has technical expertise in website development, SharePoint development, user experience and digital technologies.

Your skills and experience

  • Ideally you will have at least 5 years’ experience developing websites with JavaScript/jQuery HTML and CSS
  • Experience with the Adobe suite (Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Understanding of ‘designing with data’
  • A strong design / UX sense (desirable)
  • Experience with the VUE framework (desirable)
  • Understanding of the digital landscape, technologies, trends and key tools
  • Strong communication skills
  • Creativity and flexibility
Essential criteria
  • Demonstrated experience developing websites and applications with JavaScript, HTML and CSS in a Government setting.
  • Proven experience liaising with business areas to gather requirements and working to short timeframes
  • Demonstrated understanding of web accessibility and WCAG2.0
  • Demonstrated experience working with APIs
Desirable criteria
  • Experience with the MadCap Flare publishing software
  • Experience with SharePoint 2019/Online
Location and Contract Term:

The role is based in Canberra with an approximate start date of 1 November  to 30 June 2022.   Extension options may be offered.

Security Requirements:

Applicants must be Australia Citizens.  No security clearance is required for this role.

How to apply:

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you will be required to complete a selection criterion to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates.

Call Kym 1300 944 936 or email for any further information.

Applications close Wednesday 20 October 2021