Software Developer


Kenya Remote

Full time

Software Engineering


May 12

Uncover, a self-care brand born out of a global VC accelerator, is on a mission to revolutionise women's health and wellness in Africa. With presence in three markets; Kenya, Uganda and most recently in Nigeria, The startup currently plays in the consumer goods sector, with products and digital content geared towards the female market. They plan to expand swiftly in geography, in products/services (including tech), and of course, in team.

Their brand is progressive, pioneering, bold, expert backed, people powered, with a bad-ass female community. The company culture is goal-driven, promotes progress over perfection, self improvement oriented, encourages out-of-box thinking, collaborative, and hard-working.

About the Job :

Uncover seeks a Software Developer to work with its team of highly driven staff/contractors and global industry expert advisors. They are seeking an experienced web developer with a passion for user experience and user interface design for ecommerce.

What do you need to do to be Considered Successful?

You will be responsible for building Uncover into an ecommerce system that seamlessly handles users from multiple geographies and currencies. You will also be primarily responsible for the following:

● Develop and maintain an ecommerce website that delivers the best user experience possible

● Collaborate with stakeholders to ensure the website meets the business requirements

● Build responsive designs that are optimised for mobile devices

● Conduct user research and testing, and analyse website metrics to improve the user experience

● Stay current with the latest trends and technologies in web development and ecommerce

● Work closely with the design team to create visually appealing and easy-to-use website interfaces

How Important are you to the Bottom-Line

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in web development and understand the intricacies of ecommerce websites, including the various technologies and platforms used.

Biggest Problem-Solving Duties on the Job

You will have the daunting but albeit exciting challenge of building an ecommerce platform that is functional and fits the beauty aesthetics

What have you done in your career?

● Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field

● Experience in web development and ecommerce

● Excellent understanding of UX/UI design principles

● Strong familiarity with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and the latest web development frameworks

● Knowledge of ecommerce platforms like WooCommerce, Shopify, and Magento

● Detail-oriented with excellent problem-solving skills

● Ability to work independently and as part of a team

● Excellent communication, time management, and project management skills

What do you stand to gain?

● Competitive salary based on experience, qualifications, and cultural fit

● Flexible working (Hybrid)

● The ability to be foundationally core to a global accelerator backed company which aspires to become a household name and affect the lives of millions.

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