Front End Developer

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Salary: Competitive Daily Rate
Sectors: IT
Job Type: Contract

Front End Developer - 3 month contract - Melbourne

Progressive, in partnership with one of our clients are actively on the lookout for a Front End Developer with web development, and design experience utilising CSS, SASS and HTML5. You will be working on the creation of a design system which will involve building a library of reusable design patterns and code which will be compiled in SASS and reused by the marketing team within the University. You will be joining a lead developer on this project who has extensive experience in Squiz CMS and is currently working on the platform and creating the design in the library. The client are looking for someone who can come in and hit the ground running.

Role: Front End Developer

Location: Melbourne

Tenure: 3 month contract with a chance of extension

Essential skills and requirements:

  1. Ideal candidate will be a mid-level front end developer with at least 3-4 years' experience in;
    1. Semantic HTML
    2. SASS/SCSS
    3. JavaScript
    4. jQuery
    5. Accessibility knowledge
    6. Responsive and mobile first experience
  2. Experience with Squiz Matrix CRM would be well regarded
  3. Experience with Progressive Web Apps to also build mobile web pages


  • Create CSS and HTML design patterns or modules following atomic deisgn principles
  • Iterate designs in collaboration with the UX designer and design system lead
  • Implement designs in CMS
  • Assis with evolution of dsign system

About you:

Ideally you will be someone who likes analysis, troubleshooting and problem solving. You will need to have an interest in design and in creating a design system as well as be comfortable to bounce ideas off the senior developer in the project. Ideally you will have a University background or have previously worked on a large site in creating a design system. You need to have solid development skills and be happy to work unsupervised with different peers and stakeholders.

The Team:

You will be working with a collaborative team on this piece of work. You will be working closely with a senior front end developer on this project to create the design system together. The team also consists of a UX designer and a back end developer, all reporting into the team lead.

Benefits to you:

  • Competitive daily rate
  • Exposure to some of the newest technologies
  • Working with a collaborative team who are supportive and value learning
  • Onsite parking available

How to apply: For a confidential discussion about this opportunity, please contact Jodene White on 0416 694 546

PLEASE NOTE: You must have full working rights in Australia to apply for this role (PR or citizenship).

Sthree Australia is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.