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Apply For The Higherlife Foundation Web UX/UI Developer Position During Their Recruitment

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At Higherlife Foundation, we believe in the power of people. That people have unlimited potential to transform their communities, and ultimately, their nations.

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That’s why we invest in people – from students and teachers, to farmers and entrepreneurs. We work to build thriving communities, one person at a time.

And we need your help.   Because we envision digital solutions at the center of our work, giving the people we serve the tools they need to transform their communities.

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Imagine an app that brings volunteers together in their common goal to support distressed communities.

Or a platform that connects like-minded entrepreneurs across Zimbabwe who are passionate about farming.

Our digital learning platform – Ruzivo – is transforming how students learn and we want to take it to the next level, with help from talented developers like you.

The possibilities are endless, because we have a bold vision.

A vision that sees Zimbabwe becoming a middle-income country by 2050, through sustained investments in education, health, entrepreneurship, rural transformation, and women’s empowerment.

A vision that puts technology at the center, with the support of creative and talented software developers like you, who believe in the power of technology to transform societies.

Coding for a better world. Coding to make a difference.  We hope you’ll join us on this journey.

We’re looking for someone who can:

  • Drive digital transformation in the organisation.
  • Apply relevant web technologies to processes and stakeholder touch points for maximum efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Create or supervise the creation of applications, web portals and websites that reduce cost of programming, improve the organisation’s online profile, and connect the communities we work in.
  • Update existing web assets to meet the security, functionality, information and design standards.
  • Implement testing tools that monitor the ongoing performance of the organisation’s web assets.
  • Provide analytics reports on traffic and performance of organisation’s web assets.
  • Lead our web development strategy, and review and update policies to ensure the organisation’s web assets always meet global design and technical standards.
  • Specialise in JavaScript, HTML and CSS with a keen interest in UX and CRO, you will have the opportunity to expand your skills and learn the industry inside out.
  • Collaborate effectively with colleagues to support them with technical advice and build high quality digital experiences

Candidate should have:

  • Strong execution and project management skills.
  • Advanced use and knowledge of pure JavaScript and JS frameworks such as jQuery to manipulate web pages to invoke visual and functionality changes client side.
  • Advanced HTML and CSS knowledge and skills.
  • Sound knowledge of Google Analytics and Google Tags.
  • Experience in building responsive web designs and landing pages
  • Experience in cross browser testing and compatibility
  • Around 2-3 years front end and back end experience

We are looking for one candidate for immediate hire on a full-time basis but are also building a database of freelancers who will be receiving work on an ad-hoc basis as and when jobs arise. Candidates that meet the criteria should submit their application on https://higherlifefoundation.heiapply.com/application by 30 January 2019.

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