Medicinal Foods - Browser based App Developer, CrowdDoing

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Recruiting Organization: M4A FOUNDATION - CROWDDOING

Project Name:

Medicinal Foods

Project Duration: 6-12 months (Ongoing)

Project outline:

Use citizen science to gather and validate data about the different foods and food-preparations from both traditional knowledge and current scientific enquiry.

To make such data available for use by anyone in the world through online apps.

Role Summary:

· Create an equivalent app for browser-based access using current technologies such as HTML5, JavaScript

Essential Tasks:

· Research and develop in collaboration or independently new user-facing features

Ensure the technical feasibility of and provide input to UI/UX designs

Ensure high-quality implementation standards and brand consistency

Be part of shaping the technological landscape of the company

Get feedback from, and build solutions for, users and customers

Collaborate with back-end developers and designers to improve usability

Develop high-quality prototypes for new functionality or AB testing

Constantly improve the architecture and performance of the UI features of the product

Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability

Build reusable code and libraries for future use

Document testing- and performance-optimization of the developed applications

Skills & Competencies:

* Passion for analyzing and improving runtime efficiency and memory footprint.

* Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills.

Software tools & Program knowledge:

* Experience of common JavaScript build tools and development environments (e.g. Node, Bower, Gulp, Grunt, RequireJS, Webpack etc.)

* Experience of writing automated tests for JavaScript (e.g. Jasmine, Karma, Mocha, Chai, etc.)

* Experience using server-side frameworks/languages (e.g. Ruby on Rails, PHP)

* Experience using HTML(5), CSS(3) and CSS pre-processing (LESS, Sass, PostCSS, etc.)

* Experience developing against 3rd party APIs

* Experience of UI/UX design and development

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