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Front End Developer

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Our client is looking for a front end developer! This role is onsite in Boston (Chinatown) and is temp to perm. They are a SUPER cool group of people, and they create websites, apps and interactive projects for the some of the world's biggest musicians and brands. They've worked with Bob Dylan, Madonna, The Beatles, U2, Wilco, The Beastie Boys, Spoon, Major League baseball, National Hockey League, and more.

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.

The candidate needs to be comfortable working in open environment; collaboration with the team, strategizing and working together on projects.

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

Full job description:

We’re looking for a skilled Front End Developer to collaborate and create inspirational answers with our team!

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

Basic PHP knowledge
Deep knowledge of web standards and cross-browser testing
Grid systems
Git and Subversion
Experience building full-blown JavaScript applications (games, data visualization, or other interactive experiences)
Ability to write consistent, idiomatic JavaScript
Advanced knowledge in HTML5, CSS 3, and JavaScript with in-depth knowledge of DOM


Required General Skills

Ability to collaborate closely with designers and back-end developers



Bonus Skills:
• Experience using a framework such as Knockout.js, Backbone, Impact.js, etc.

Experience using JSHint or JSLint
Knowledge of templating languages (e.g., Mustache)
LESS or SASS
HTML5 video and audio experience
Twitter Bootstrap or Zurb Foundation experience
Bash command line

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