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Front End Developer- eCommerce

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Aquent is the world's largest and most successful boutique staffing firm specializing in the creative and marketing field. We place our Talent in contract engagements ranging from 2 days to 2 years! We offer the industry's best benefits that we subsidize dramatically! Medical, dental and vision benefits are available to you after just 30 days and after 90 days you are free to participate in our 401k plan! We also offer an outstanding referral bonus program where you can earn thousands of dollars just for knowing and referring talented friends!


FRONT END DEVELOPER
WEB DEVELOPMENT + CONTENT MANAGEMENT
LOCATION: Addison, TX
local candidates only, all work is to be performed onsite
START DATE: ASAP
CONTRACT: Monday- Friday || 40 hours/week || 6+ Months-12 months
PAY: DOE

OUR FORTUNE 500 client IS IN NEED OF A WEB DEVELOPER TO BECOME A VITAL PART OF THE eCOMMERCE TEAM!

General Overview:
We’re looking for a front-end developer to handle content and marketing production for our Ecommerce site. This role works hand-in-hand with the other developers, designers, producers and business owners on executing homepage updates, marketing promotional messaging, landing pages, and one-off UX projects. This is primarily a production role with multiple projects and tasks being juggled daily, so speed and quality is a must. This role also partners with design and business functions and is the “grease” between the wheels: you co-own the product with your partners, advise on technical issues, and find solutions to technical and usability challenges.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
• Determine feasibility of interactive design proposals
• Slice approved PSD files into optimized assets and build needed HTML/CSS to meet weekly production schedule
• Code HTML/CSS and use of CMS admin tool
• Use and continually keep on top of best practices for compatibility, usability, and accessibility
• Collaborate with designers and business owners to deliver best possible user experience
• Develop new user-interface functionality as requested, by hand-coding OO JavaScript and/or leveraging 3rd party libraries
• Proficient with Photoshop (slicing and optimizing web-ready images)
• Strong html/css/javascript debugging skills using Chrome Developer Tools or Firebug
• Strong familiarity with WordPress preferred


Job Requirements:
• 3+ years experience in a fast-paced production environment
• 4 years experience hand-coding HTML, CSS, JavaScript
• Demonstrated experience translating a layered PSD into optimized image assets
• 2+ years experience with JavaScript frameworks and libraries
• Experience working with CMS and template-based websites
• Experience with Responsive Designs and Mobile Development is a plus
• Experience with API integration a plus
• Well versed with cross browser testing.
• Self-directed and works effectively with minimal supervision
• Handles short time frames well and delivers on time
• Excellent contributor who is adept at working with cross-functional teams
• Exemplary work ethic and sense of humor

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