Front-end Developer

Location: Manila, Philippines | Department: Marketing | Job Type: Full-time Position

We are looking for a front-end developer to maintain our current sites, and to help build new sites predominantly in Hugo. You will have the chance to learn and grow quickly with some of the best developers in Australia and Manila. The role requires not just attention to detail, a strong work ethic, and excellent technical skills, but strategic and open thinking about how we move forward as well as strong communication skills to help us get there together.

Who we are

Burst SMS is a global messaging provider, and one of the fastest growing technology companies in Australia. We pride ourselves on providing an easy-to-use online SMS platform with a focus on SMS marketing, improving CX, AI messaging, advanced SMS API solutions, and developing new mobile messaging innovations. 

We have offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Manila, and Vancouver.

Company culture

We are curious individuals who believe in five core values: teamwork, innovation, initiative, flexibility, and diversity. Every person is respected as a valuable contributor no matter their role. We always try to help our clients and each other in the most responsive way possible. We listen to feedback and action good ideas. We embrace new technology and are not afraid to implement change. Our goal is to enable all people to communicate with clarity. Instantly, anywhere, anytime.


Key responsibilities

The ideal candidate have 4-5 years of front-end web development experience. Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Expert HTML, Javascript, jQuery, and PHP skills

  • Front-End Development and maintenance of our global suite of websites

  • Working closely with the back end developers, UX designers and graphic designers

  • A love for working collaboratively in a diverse team setting 

  • Experience working in test-driven development environment.

  • Can communicate effectively around the development process.

  • High energy, enthusiasm and positive attitude, with a desire to learn and succeed

  • Effectual time management to complete activities within agreed deadlines

  • Flexible and adaptable to changing environments

  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently within a team environment

  • Willingness to accept direction and suggestions for personal development.

Skills, experience, and qualities:

  • Expert knowledge of Hugo

  • Strong knowledge of HTML 5, JavaScript, PHP, and CSS3

  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator

  • Ability to write high performance, responsive, and reusable code

  • Agile experience would be highly regarded

  • Experience performing platform integrations using existing REST APIs a bonus

  • Familiarity working closely with UX and Visual Designers

Opportunity and Benefits

You will be part of global team, which has helped Burst SMS become one of the fastest growing tech companies in the Asia-Pacific. You will be reporting to inclusive managers, who use an open-minded agile approach. Your voice will be heard, and you will have the opportunity to grow and make impactful decisions.

Cultural Fit is all important for us. we value hard work, we value good fun, we value results, we value celebrating success, we value work life balance, we value creativity, we value flexibility, we value productivity, we value new ideas, we value independent thinking, we value the entrepreneurial spirit, and above all we value good people. Your approach, your attitude, and your initiative is what counts.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate, You will be working with and alongside the founders of the business and you will be part of a dynamic & innovative company within a high growth industry. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to cultivating diversity in our teams. We recognise that the best ideas come from allowing the unique background, skills and personality of the individual to shine through. Burst is a family. With a fresh new office in the heart of the CBD, we are a team that chats, works, codes, listens to music, thinks, laughs and works together. If this is the sort of team you want to be a part of, we are interested in hearing from you.

Let's get in touch

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate, if this sounds like you: