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You have to build that?
And you haven't even got the job yet?
Careful now, sounds like cheap labour!
Is this not a normal front-end test?
Brief I received:
I hope you are well.
Please find attached an archive with artwork for the test, as we discussed yesterday.
You will find a mockup from an outstanding project here at superyachts.com. It is not intended to be responsive, so don’t stress much about that. Use whatever tools you are most comfortable with to get the job done. Bonus points if: a) bootstrap is not used b) minimum of artwork is used for features that can be recreated using CSS.
Let me know if you have any questions.
I was a little confused as too why he asked me to use no framework! This is going to take up a lot of time which seems excessive for a test but I don't really have a choice! The folder also came with minimal resources (1 svg file)!
Is this normally how companies test possible junior devs?
@jacubsmith I like the don't use bootstrap/jQuery guideline since I feel much the same about boostrap for CSS as I do for jQuery in JS - it's bloat. If you fail at not using bootstrap for a layout that doesn't need to be responsive then this means that your CSS knowledge is very weak.
Develop solid foundation skills and ditch the dependencies. That's my advice.
JakeHL7064yThis screams free labour....
eldy36604yI won't do this kind of stuff, it's a scam hhaha
Haha I think I'm going to spend a few hours on it regardless, use it as practice! Sucks that there's this kind of people out there! :(
I had a similar code test which they said would take an hour. It really brought out the inferiority complex as I looked at it and was like no way is that an hour with no framework and fully responsive. What do they expect you to do for all the image assets?
taco04yI make applicants do this as well. But I pay them for the time spent regardless if they get the job or not. This is last stage of the interview process for me.
So I sent the website that I made off yesterday! I've attached a google drive link to a screenshot of it so you lovely guys and ladies can have a look!
Haven't heard anything back yet but glad I could accomplish so much in the time limit I set myself. Didn't have time to build the footer or tweak some positioning but i'm happy with the overall effort.
Thanks for all the help and support amigos!
JakeHL7064yThat's awesome man! Good luck!