Front End Developer

Boston, MA or Florham Park, NJ
Job Terms:
posted by:
Amirah Salim

Job Description:

Aquent's Fortune500 client in Woonsocket, RI or Florham Park, NJ is looking for a Front End Developer for a 3-6 month contract (40/hrs, 5 days, onsite) with potential to extend beyond. 

Position Summary 
As a User Experience (UX) Developer, you be working directly with the Design, UX, and Strategy teams to translate their vision into production level code. Proficiency in the core languages of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript are a must, while a strong understanding of performance optimization, SEO, and Web Accessibility (WCAG) are a plus. Additionally, the UX Developer will assist in bridging the designer-developer gap by building prototypes and proofs of concepts. This role allows you to be part of a growing team of digital innovators and user experience professionals that want to make an impact and help people manage their health by designing experiences that meet user goals and exceed expectations. As part of the UX Front-End Development team you need to be able to think and speak the language of designers as well as have an aptitude for code beyond your average UI developer. 

Additional responsibilities of the UX Developer include 
Collaborating with UX team members, product, business and technology partners and drawing inspiration from research, user goals and the world around you 
Making informed decisions on visual style, quickly mocking up interactive prototypes, and being a part of the building process with production-level HTML, CSS + JS 

Required Qualifications 
5+ years of experience with web technologies and frameworks (HTML5, CSS3, Sass, Ajax, JavaScript, jQuery, EXT-JS) 
5 + years of experience completing rapid prototyping and delivering/supporting production-quality code. Including, hands on experience with Adobe creative suite, wireframing and prototyping tools 
4 + years of experience with mobile optimized and cross-browser responsive design 
2 + years of experience with Angular 

Preferred Qualifications 
Experience working in healthcare or ecommerce organizations 
Strong knowledge of design principles, issues, and techniques