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Front End Developer

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Awesome client is seeking a highly motivated Front End Web Developer with strong creative skills, the ability to work efficiently in a team and excited to create engaging interactive experiences. Looking for a smart individual who is passionate about the web with a strong interest in building experiences to take digital experience to a new level.

The Front End Web Developer’s role is to build dynamic and interactive websites as well as maintain existing websites.

This role is for a developer with a creative eye who comes to the table with collaborative ideas. This person supports the Sr Digital Art Director and digital creative team with all initiatives including marketing websites, ecommerce websites, enhanced digital catalogues and new interactive experiences.

Responsibilities

• Provide fast paced hands on development.

• Collaborate with the entire Digital & Print teams through planning and pre-production dialogue.

• Contribute to code library with valuable, robust, reusable solutions.

• Develop interactive applications both for client projects and internal use.

• Build websites and content from PSDs provided by designers.

• Work in conjunction with designers to ensure effective implementation of code and design.

• Assist with other production tasks such as testing, debugging, QA and cross browser usability.

• Keep up to date with the industry's trends, latest tools and best practices.

Skills and Requirements

• Bachelor (4-year) degree in a relevant field or equivalent.

• 3-5 years of professional work experience as a front end developer in an interactive development.

• Advanced level of proficiency in web development languages including: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript (JQuery, AJAX),

and PHP.

• Basics of dynamic templating (JSP, ASP, PHP).

• Knowledge of GSI E-commerce platform a plus.

• Omniture integration.

• Ability to create clean, maintainable code by hand.

• Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.

• Experience working within WordPress, Drupal and social media platform API’s (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Vine) a

plus.

• Knowledge in common cross-browser compatibility issues (Chrome, Firefox, IE, and Safari).

• Experience developing for mobile devices (iPad, Kindle, iPhone, Android, etc.)

• Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

• Enthusiasm, personality, teamwork and positive attitude.

• Knowledge of web standards and upcoming technologies.

Only candidates with a portfolio showcasing interactive examples will be considered, source code samples a must. Please submit these along with your resume.

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