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Front End Developer/ Technical Support

at Recruit Digital in Cape Town

Job Description

Main purpose of the job

We are a Digital Media Sales House and Digital Marketing solutions company forming part of a large publisher network in South Africa. We are looking for a technical support consultant to join our Ad Operations Team. The ideal candidate has an enquiring mind and loves to find solutions to technical problems!

Every day will bring new challenges as you provide support in a technical capacity to our ad operations, design and product teams as well as other stakeholders in the business. We are looking specifically for someone with a strong coding background, with a particular focus on HTML, JS and CSS as well as some work in API integration. You will also work closely with our product and development teams in testing, implementing and troubleshooting innovative ad serving and other solutions.

Job Outputs


- Troubleshooting, Testing and signing off of various tag implementations

- Creating and customising of ad serving tags (primarily JS)

- Ad Server Delivery diagnostic and Troubleshooting

- Building or Tweaking of HTML creative templates

- Troubleshooting CSS styling issues for creative executions

- Setting up of API links for custom data importing/exporting

- Provide technical support to various departments and stakeholders

- Documenting solutions and workflows

- Communicate technical issues (both verbal and written) in a manner that is easy for a non- technical audience to understand

- Support project managers, product owners, developers and design teams with the technical implementation of new product offerings


Skills and competencies


- A basic understanding of the digital advertising technology landscape, any ad serving experience will be beneficial.

- A very good understanding of HTML, CSS, JS and their application in real-world scenarios

- Ability to work with various programming languages (Python, JS)

- Excellent problem-solving and creative thinking skills

- Exceptional organizational, analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills

- Team player able to thrive in a fast-paced environment

- Ability to work under pressure and on multiple projects simultaneously


Qualifications and experience

- HTML, CSS, Javascript or related programming qualification

- Experience in front-end development

- Experience working in a QA/ troubleshooting/ support environment

- Experience/ knowledge of the digital advertising systems beneficial

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