Software Engineer - Javascript UI Developer(s)

Arcitecta is a creative and innovative software company. Our core- engineering hub is based in Melbourne, with operations and clients around the world.

Our customers are world leaders, solving some of the biggest problems on the planet; it’s our mission to create the best possible technology to match their most demanding data management needs. We are looking for curious observers who question what’s possible and what could be better.

  • Melbourne Headquarters in light filled converted warehouse.
  • Well established company, founded in 1998.
  • Career growth, locally and overseas.
  • Permanent opportunity.
  • Immediate start.
  • Creative, hardworking, and highly productive work environment.

Arcitecta culture

You’ll find that we celebrate and care for every individual member of our team; we’re outcome driven, process-oriented, creative and inventive. Our ethos is to celebrate the combining of science and art; it’s embedded in our daily lives and is the key to achieving what others believe is impossible.

We engage in projects that feed our curiosity and creativity, and that encourage our team to think from new perspectives. We focus on continuous improvement to amplify our community’s ability to do their best work, and invest heavily in ongoing research, development and innovation.

Your role

We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic JavaScript UI designer and developer who is passionate about design and always prepared to tackle new challenges and expose pioneering ways for our partners to improve their businesses and people’s lives.

With your technical expertise you will manage individual project priorities, deadlines and deliverables for interesting, challenging and often ground-breaking projects in some of the most demanding data environments; Life Sciences, Research, Clinical, Geospatial, Media and Entertainment and Defence and Intelligence.

You will design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and enhance beautiful, creative and user-friendly UIs and UI features.

Working as part of a team of highly skilled developers, your commitment to team collaboration, perfect communication, and a quality product is crucial.


  • 3-4 years of experience as a front-end / UI engineer.
  • Demonstrable understanding of modern accessible and semantic HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Demonstrable understanding of browser DOM APIs.
  • Experience writing Vanilla ES6/7 JavaScript SPAs.
  • Proven ability to design and implement UI designs with attention to detail.
  • Extensive experience with CSS, especially in the context of designing and building responsive application UIs.
  • Good understanding of client-side performance tuning, security and optimization (caching, CDNs, request management, cookies, HTTP2, etc.).
  • Ability to use your UI and Full Stack expertise to solve technical issues.
  • Solid understanding of using Git workflows.
  • Proven preference for pragmatism over dogma - you should be able to argue for or against any tech or design decision in a cogent and objective way.
  • Proactively identify new and emerging trends and suggest ways how we can use them.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently or in a team.
  • Native English speaker or very good functional English.

You have experience with

  • Component based frameworks like React, Angular or Vue.
  • npm, Webpack or other build/packing tools.
  • Java.
  • NoSQL databases.
  • Knowledge of using the major Cloud services - i.e. AWS, Google, Azure.

You will fit in, if you

  • Bring your whole self to work as part of a diverse team of motivated professionals working toward a brighter future.
  • Want to be part of a global, fast expanding company that is working on the cutting edge.
  • Are organized and a good manager of time.
  • Are a creative problem solver.
  • Are a good communicator and collaborator.
  • Own your job and will go the extra mile for your client.

How to apply

If you would like to be considered for this role please email us:

  • A cover letter: Why do you fit this role?
  • A resume.
  • Links to some code you’re proud of: GitHub, CodePen etc.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, however Arcitecta would like to thank everyone for their application.

Candidates must hold Australian citizenship, permanent residency or a visa with the right to work in Australia.

Click on the Apply button or call Emily on 0434 255 022 for a confidential discussion.

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