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Front End Developer (1607)

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Our large retail client is seeking an experienced Front-End Developer to join their User Experience team! The ideal candidate should be able to quickly hand-code clean HTML and CSS from Comps and Wireframes. You will report to the Director of FED & Creative.

You will take on new development initiatives and platform enhancements. You will be responsible for front-end development and client-side interactions using HTML, XHTML, CSS, XML, RSS, JavaScript, and other related interactive technologies.

Major responsibilities and duties:
-Your responsibilities will include making recommendations on front-end technologies, leveraging best practices, accurately estimating and tracking your time across multiple simultaneous projects.
-As an integral part of the UX department, you will work closely with information architects, visual designers and developers to produce front-end solutions. This will include collaborating on new design concepts, working on win/win solutions with team members, consulting with stakeholders on design enhancements, and working on small/mid-size maintenance projects.

Responsibilities:
• Generate and maintain front-end code (HTML / CSS / JavaScript)
• Develop new and effective interactive design solutions on time and in scope.
• Collaborate with UX team to deliver on new business initiatives and platform enhancements.
• Research and recommend appropriate interactive technologies
• Develop reusable code libraries
• Conduct code walkthroughs and quality assurance with development teams
• Develop web accessible and browser compatibility code

Core Competencies:
• Strong HTML, XHTML, DHTML, CSS, XML programming skills
• Proficient in JavaScript / Dojo / jQuery
• Proficient with Adobe Photoshop
• Basic understanding of interaction design and user-centered design methods & practices
• Professional experience collaborating with design and development teams on large-scale projects.
• Excellent oral communication skills.
• Ability to prioritize and track multiple tasks across multiple projects, under tight deadlines.
• Enjoy working closely with others, and respectful of other perspectives.
• Expert conflict resolution skills and being able to negotiate with stakeholders.
• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks across multiple projects, under tight deadlines.
• Organized, self-directed, efficient and able to manage complex projects in a timely manner
• Willingness to switch gears quickly and be flexible to work on concurrent projects.
• Ability to create clean, precise browser-compatible code.
• Experience working with the Agile development methodology

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