Awesome web-based company based in Portland is looking for a fantastic Front-End Developer to add to their team. This is a contract to hire position. Develop clean, easy-to-read, semantic HTML markup and CSS, adhering to W3C specifications and best practices
As a member of the Development Team your job is to:
Translate product specifications and comps into consistent, fast, and engaging user experiences
Work closely with product management team members to create user-focused designs for web-based applications and products
Apply techniques for cross-browser and cross-platform interface development
Assist with requirements gathering and user interface design
Create prototypes to explore design ideas, support usability testing, and obtain buy-in
Assist QA and Customer Service efforts in resolving front end issues with the platform, particularly around cross-browser compatibility
Keep up on current technologies and trends
Understanding of User Experience best practices
Experience with responsive site development
Experience with integration of a multitude of web services and APIs
Familiarity with Git or other source code management systems
Ability to collaborate with technical and product team members and to mentor other interface developers
Ability to translate business and user requirements, visual design compositions, and wireframes into functioning presentation layer markup, style, and interactions
Ability to collaborate with technical team members and to mentor junior colleagues
Ability to adapt to iterative requirements while under tight deadlines
Ability to articulate a strong viewpoint on both technical and design decisions
Bonus Points: Experience developing mobile applications
Bachelors Degree in Digital Design or Computer Science
Experience developing front ends for web application frameworks (e.g., WordPress, Drupal, Symfony, Magento)
Environment: Fast-paced team environment (frequent tight deadlines, multitasking, etc.).
Strong customer orientation.
Willingness to take risks and openness to change.
Extensive computer and phone use; email intensive environment.
Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently.
If this sounds like your dream job apply now!