Front-end developer

The Reference is a committed digital agency of 160 creative thinkers, driven by knowledge and craftsmanship. Our clients refer to us as a bunch of lovely and intelligent people. We share a collaborative culture in which we leverage our expertise and unleash our creativity in every aspect of our work. This allows us to open up digital opportunities in numerous verticals and businesses. That's why A-brands and other market leaders have been considering us trusted advisors for many years.

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- Within the development team you will bring cutting edge designs to life for websites and apps.

- You like to work in a creative way, you are responsible for the development of transition pages, micro & storytelling animations. For that, you work in close collaboration with our concept creatives.

- You apply your CSS and JavaScript knowledge to add that extra sparkle to the UI, creating the right accents and added value for the end user.

- You will use JavaScript frameworks for dynamic elements (e.g. on the basis of the React framework).

- You will be responsible for optimal display on different devices and channels, based on responsive/adaptive design.

- Where necessary, you will consult with analysts, designers and developers to achieve the perfect result.

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- You have at least two years of experience in developing websites.

- You are an expert in HTML 5, CSS3 ES6 & responsive slicing.

- You know the trends about motion and interaction design.

- You have knowledge of W3C standards and understand the importance of usability, accessibility and SEO.

- Experience with React, Git, Webpack and CSS animations.

- Experience with Vue, Node.js and WebGL is a plus.

- You can convert a design into pixel-perfect front-end code.

- You go for a beautifully finished result with perfect user interaction.

- You are open-minded, agile and flexible, you are enterprising and like challenges.

- Next to Dutch, you also have a good knowledge of English.


We are one of Belgium’s most successful digital agencies, part of the international Emakina Group, but with its own DNA.

You will be one of the key figures in a young and dynamic team where there is plenty of scope for personal initiative.

We give you the opportunity to develop your talent further. We provide an L&D budget and the necessary time to hone your skills and expertise.

Your welfare is important to us. We ensure a healthy work-life balance and the necessary relaxation, at our company parties and legendary boardgame nights, for example.

Work from our agile offices (Ghent & Antwerp) or from home (60%). Whatever you want!

Last but not least… an attractive salary with lots of fringe benefits, such as a company car, meal vouchers, group and health insurance, bike lease, extra days leave, …

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