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Cars.co.za is looking for a passionate, creative, innovative Web Designer / Front End Developer to join our team. Our stack includes PHP, Clojure, JavaScript, MySQL, Apache SOLR, RabbitMQ, Kubernetes, Docker and more. With over a million unique visitors per month, Cars.co.za can expose you to a high traffic environment where your work will be used and seen by a large audience.

Area: Bedfordview, Gauteng
Sector: Information Technology
Skill Level: Senior
Contract: Permanent
Available: Immediately
Offer: Market Related depending on experience
Description: Web Designer / Front End Developer duties
  • Produce quality system design and improve existing internal and public facing interfaces
  • Must be able to problem solve and translate high-level product strategy into tangible web experiences
  • Implementation skills to implement your design work is a bonus

  • Personal Attributes required
  • Keen to learn
  • Passionate about system design
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Must have strong opinions, but hold onto them loosely
  • Innovative, creative thinker

  • Minimum Required Experience
  • BSc Computer Science or similar IT degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 3 years front end development experience
  • Good understanding of development principles / strong front end skills
  • Strong understanding in UI/UX design principles

  • Remuneration
  • Market related depending on experience

  • Why work at Cars.co.za?
    Our development team is small, for now, which means there is great scope for you to make your mark in how things are done within the team. Your work will be used and seen millions of times a month, by hundreds of thousands of people as it is online and available 24/7, 365 days a year. We decide how problems should be solved as a team, with an emphasis on the facts we know and the facts we can find out within a limited time. After that, it's time to build and iterate.
    Perks
  • Medical Aid and Retirement Annuity contributions
  • A safe working environment which is conveniently located
  • Healthy snacks provided to all employees such as fruit
  • A great work atmosphere with amazing team members
  • Opportunities to work from home
  • Opportunities to travel to Cape Town

  • To apply for this position, email your CV to jobs@cars.co.za

    Cars.co.za is looking for a Digital Designer to join our team in Cape Town, as we need your eye for detail, artistic vision and digital savviness. The successful candidate must be self-motivated, efficient, and detail-oriented, as well as have the ability to adapt quickly as project needs change. If you are confident in your conceptual and digital design skills and passionate about the digital space, then this position is just for you.

    Area: Milnerton, Cape Town
    Sector: Design
    Skill Level: Intermediate
    Contract: Permanent
    Available: Immediately
    Offer: Market Related depending on experience
    Description: Digital Designer duties
  • Create designs and assets for use on our website, brand and social media platforms that meet the given brief
  • Work closely with the Content and Marketing teams to create social content and marketing campaigns
  • Design all social content, including the ideation thereof
  • Design digital banners in Flash and HTML 5 that are compatible with web and mobile devices
  • Maintain the high visual standards of the Marketing department as a whole
  • Create mock-ups to present ideas and the execution thereof
  • Bring fresh, innovative ideas and approaches to your work
  • Estimate the time required to complete the work for the required project
  • Think creatively to produce new ideas and concepts
  • Produce accurate and high-quality work that aligns with the Cars.co.za brand

  • Personal Attributes required
  • Passion and enthusiasm for design, with a creative flair
  • Adopts a flexible approach when working in a team, but able to work independently
  • Good presentation skills and the confidence to explain and sell ideas to colleagues
  • Time management skills and the ability to cope with several projects at a time
  • Outstanding project management skills including the ability to prioritise and multitask
  • Attentive to details when finalising designs
  • Willingness to make changes to your designs based on feedback received

  • Minimum Required Experience
  • Minimum relevant tertiary degree or diploma in Graphic Design or Digital Design
  • 2+ years of Graphic Design or Digital Design experience
  • Experience in brand development, including imagery and logo design

  • Other Requirements
  • Good understanding of layout and graphic design principles
  • Good understanding of multi-platform layouts and standards, as well as the usability and interaction of design concepts
  • Ability to apply responsive and adaptive techniques
  • Knowledge of hardware e.g. Mac, PC based platforms etc.
  • Knowledge of software packages e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator etc.
  • Understanding of file formats, file transfer and optimisation

  • Remuneration
  • Market related depending on experience

  • Why work at Cars.co.za?
  • Medical Aid and Retirement Annuity contributions
  • A safe working environment which is conveniently located
  • Healthy snacks provided to all employees such as fruit
  • A great work atmosphere with amazing team members

  • To apply for this position, email your CV to jobs@cars.co.za

    Interested in joining the team, but don't see a position you are suited for?
    Send your CV and a short cover letter to jobs@cars.co.za.


    Our Values.

    EXCELLENCE

    We welcome change, and constantly challenge the norm, the industry and each other. Innovation is not only welcome, but nurtured. We deliver what we promise and add value that goes beyond what is expected.

    TEAMWORK

    The best solutions often come from working as a team and together we grow the company. This demands respect, synergy and having the RIGHT attitude.

    FUN

    Without enjoyment, business is futile, and we would be unable to remain passionate in our pursuit of excellence as a team. Whether through team building events, Friday afternoon drinks, Mariokart sessions or just random office banter, having fun is part of the Cars.co.za culture.

    PASSION

    The fuel that drives us to grow. With passion comes determination, dedication and inspiration to be the dynamic brand that drives excellence.