Front End Architect

AKQA, Melbourne

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At AKQA, we believe in the imaginative application of art and science to create beautiful ideas, products and services. With an entrepreneurial and collaborative approach, we design adaptive digital services and applications that capture the imagination, delivering impressive returns for our clients.

As an AKQA Front End Architect, you will drive the development of web and mobile solutions for high-profile AKQA clients. You’ll be hands-on with building and developing these software engineering solutions, and will also provide technical vision. You will guide your own team and collaborate with AKQA designers, user experience experts, technical developers and project managers.

At AKQA Melbourne, you will work in a meritocratic culture, surrounded by some of the brightest minds in their fields. You’ll have the opportunity to learn and grow within a creative and technically advanced team, and have access to ongoing personal and professional development. At AKQA, we are committed to your career growth, as well as to your work/life balance.



  • 7+ years’ development experience, especially of large, enterprise-level mobile/responsive website projects.
  • Exceptional skills in HTML5/CSS/advanced jQuery/JavaScript/JavaScript OOP/design patterns and CMS integration.
  • Strong understanding of source control (GIT) and front-end tools.
  • Experience of JavaScript frameworks such as React.js and Angular.js
  • Strong understanding of performance and optimisation, best practices and industry standards.
  • Sound understanding of concepts such as SMACSS, OOCSS or BEM.
  • Experience of W3C website accessibility standards and ASP.Net will be highly regarded.



  • Desire to learn and embrace latest technologies.
  • Highly motivated and productive, with a collaborative approach to your work.
  • Driven to continually improve coding methodology, tooling and analysis.
  • Able to effectively translate/communicate complex web development solutions to a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Demonstrable passion for beautifully executed digital solution.


About AKQA

About us The imaginative application of art and science. AKQA is home to 2,100 professionals in 23 studios across the USA, Europe, Asia, and Australasia.

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