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Front End Developer

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Our client, an interactive agency for musicians and creatives, is looking for a front end developer to join their team! This is a temp to perm role onsite in their Boston, MA office (Chinatown) Most of the company's work is based around music; they're designing and building sites for top musicians, including Instagram campaigns and mobile stuff!

The front end developer will be taking designs and translating them into HTML, CSS, and creating responsive designs for mobile. Most of their clients' sites are Wordpress oriented, so experience with Wordpress is a must. You'll need to be comfortable working in open environment; collaboration with the team, strategizing and working together on projects.

The client would like to see portfolios that showcase work/products/sites they've built (ideally, client facing as opposed to in house).

Front End Developer

We want someone who wants to constantly learn and experiment with new technology, thinking of new ways to apply his or her skills to both present and future projects.
You should be inspired by html5 and other new technologies, and contribute this knowledge to the team.
You should have a keen eye for design, to translate comps and concepts into standards-friendly code through the use of current web technologies.
You should be someone with imagination who loves coming up with new ideas and knows how to maintain composure under pressure while always happy to mentor those less knowledgeable and experienced.
You will be working closely with Designers, Project Managers and other Developers to come up with innovative techniques to bring concepts to life.

Required Technical Skills:

▪ Ability to communicate effectively, be flexible and precise under tight deadlines.
▪ Well-versed in design fundamentals and concept development
▪ Advanced knowledge in HTML, CSS and Javascript with in-depth knowledge of DOM
▪ Advanced knowledge of responsive design for mobile
▪ 3rd Party API Integration (Flickr, Twitter, Facebook Connect, Google Maps, etc.)
▪ Knowledge of tools and applications such as Adobe Creative Suite
▪ Experience with jQuery
▪ SVN and QA tools.
▪ Experience and understanding of WordPress

Required General Skills
▪ Self-motivated, detail oriented and highly organized
▪ Strong affinity for the Internet and the digital lifestyle.
An outgoing personality and ability to interact excellently with clients.
· Relentless desire to learn and leverage the latest Web technologies.
· Possess creative problem-solving skills, an investigative mentality and a proactive nature.
· The ability to make things happen with limited direction.
· Be committed to delivering solutions on time and within budget.
· Ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines.
Bonus Skills:
▪ php, Drupal, Django, objective C, Flash AS3

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