Front End Developer

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The Health and Compliance Practice at our top consulting client is looking for an experienced Front End Developer to join our User Experience Team. Individual must be highly collaborative and have ability that spans all areas of the front-end development process.

The candidate will be responsible for contributing to:

• Hand coding of CSS/XHTML (no Dreamweaver or FrontPage, etc)
• Prototyping of Website pages
• Interaction design of Website pages
• Development and Documentation of user-centeric design methodologies, style guides, web standards, and CSS/XHTML best practices
• Recommendations for front-end technologies
• Code walkthroughs, testing, and QA
• Facilitation of usability testing and review of usability testing results

Required skills include:

• 3+ years experience with website front end coding and interaction design
• Proven knowledge of standards-compliant, cross-browser compatible XHTML, CSS, JavaScript and JQuery.
• Capable of converting Photoshop/Fireworks mock-ups into CSS/XHTML templates for back end developer's use
• Skilled with image optimization
• Experience working on large-scale web initiatives
• Understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues
• Strong understanding of usability and accessibility issues, including understanding how to code for 508 compliance and fix code that is not 508 compliant
• Understanding of Content Management Systems and the rendering differences compared to HTML (.NET)
• Experience designing Web 2.0 applications
• Experience with CSS3 and HTML5 required.
• Experience working with FLASH/FLEX and AJAX a plus
• Knowledge of mobile/responsive design a plus