Frontend Engineer - Data Visualisation

Job description

Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime?


‘Empowering people to live their passions’

Aaqua is a refreshingly new Social experience built around passions.
We bring like-minded people, fans, icons, creators and brands together in communities - blending epic online and offline events - centred around M.A.G.I.C

(Music, Arts & Entertainment, Games, Interests and Community).

Our philosophy empowers people to live their passions through trust, positive engagement and a more democratised value-sharing ecosystem.


Your Community


You will be a member of the Aaqua Engineering team, working closely with the product owner and your engineering colleagues in your cross-functional squad to deliver the next great thing. More specifically, you will join the analytics team where you will tell stories using data. 

Your Purpose


As a truly passionate engineer, you are destined to build a great experience for the members of our platform. Your purpose is to allow fandom administrators and owners to get an in-depth understanding of everything that is going on in their fandom.

Your Focus


  • Work with the product owner, UX designers, data engineers and data scientists to tell stories with data
  • Build vibrant web and mobile frontends with a large focus on quality and attention to detail and user experience
  • Perform code reviews 
  • Take pride in working on projects to successful completion involving a wide variety of technologies and systems
  • Enjoy working with a diverse group of people, with a different technical background and focus
  • Building and improving our web- & mobile-based, data-driven dashboards and campaign tools

Your Knowledge


  • You have an academic degree (BSc or MSc) in computer science or a related field, complemented with a minimum of 5 years of working experience.
  • Proficient with modern JavaScript / TypeScript conventions and patterns
  • You understand the basics of computer graphics
  • You understand and can apply the SVG 1.1 specification
  • You have strong experience with data visualisation tools and libraries like for example, d3.js, to visualise and analyse data
  • Solid experience in developing responsive, cross-browser compatible web applications
  • Experience in handling communication via GraphQL and/or RESTful APIs
  • Ability to write semantic, accessible HTML
  • You have experience with various testing patterns and supporting frameworks
  • You care about the user experience and are able to implement pixel-perfect designs using Styled Components or similar frameworks
  • You can work independently and take matters into your own hands.
  • You have experience building user-facing products
  • The ability to quickly learn new technologies and successfully implement them is essential
  • You take pride in delivering qualitative, maintainable and performant features

Bonus points

  • Knowledge of multiple web frameworks (React.js, Angular.js, Vue.js)
  • Experience with the HTML5 Canvas is a big plus
  • Proven experience working on features located in large frontend codebases
  • Experience with modern design related frameworks and tools like Styled Components, Design Systems, and Figma
  • Notions of functional programming patterns in modern frontend environments
  • You have worked in an agile environment
  • Experience in developing GraphQL interfaces
  • You have used data visualisation tools, and libraries like d3.js to visualise, analyse, or debug data
  • Happy to work with (anything).js
  • Experience creating, maintaining and shipping social media-oriented mobile applications

Your Qualities


Your qualities are seen, heard and observed every day through your words, actions and behaviours. They are a key part of our DNA.

We seek our team members to be :

Agile
Authentic
Collaborative
Courageous
Curious
Resourceful
Passionate

Your Attitude


Your attitude is a big part of what you bring to Aaqua. It contributes hugely to our culture, which is why cultural fit is something we take very seriously when we bring on new team members.

We expect everyone to play their part in :

Putting Members First
Building an Inclusive Community
Delivering the Unexpected
Be Always Evolving, and
Keeping it Real

Why work for us


At Aaqua we are committed to real economic value distribution and this extends to our people. Aaqua is creating a work culture that caters to all your YOU's. Our total rewards package is highly attractive, with generous compensation, options programs, comprehensive medical coverage and workplace flexibility.

Developing our people is a given and the exposure you will get at Aaqua will see you always evolving, creating opportunities for rapid career advancement. By putting our "members first" (that includes YOU), you will deliver the unexpected every day. Aaqua's agile focus drives collaboration, ideation and allows you to be your true self, empowers our people and delivers a passionate and fun team.

Aaqua is a diverse and inclusive culture. We want our people to be reflective of our members and commit to a non-discriminatory culture that does not judge by; age, gender, sexual orientation and gender reassignment, race and colour, disability, religion and beliefs, pregnancy and family responsibilities, education level and all of your YOU's.

Aaqua is the place for all YOUR YOUS.

Feel like YOU are a fit for this opportunity?

If so, please send your interest to join@aaqua.live


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