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Front End Developer

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Vitamin T has an exciting opportunity for a Front End Developer. This is a 3 month contract with the possibility of being extended. Our client is a well known agency with an impressive client list. This is an outstanding opportunity to make a big and very visual impact!

The Front End Developer will be working closely with development leads, back-end developers, web strategists, the user experience team, the creative team, and project and account managers to translate creative visions into functional applications.

Essential Functions
■ Designs professional-level, dynamic websites; portfolio required with résumé

■ Programs online, mobile-capable, and/or desktop user interfaces for a variety of platforms

■ Implements tracking and measurement technology on developed applications

■ Implements performance and search engine optimization best practices

Job Skills
■ Able to translate vision into wireframes when necessary

■ Designs website and application layouts using standard graphics management packages such as Adobe Photoshop

■ Determines and understands technical requirements and how they translate into design and development.

■ Expert-level understanding of HTML/CSS development and best practices, HTML5/CSS3 required

■ JavaScript development and best practices, including commonly used libraries (jQuery, Backbone, etc.), a plus

■ Responsive and/or adaptive web design experience required

■ Experience on enterprise applications preferred

■ Able to understand the scope, budget, and timeline of projects and be able to communicate effectively to ensure smooth delivery

■ Able to understand the client’s web design requirements and to verbally communicate them to the rest of the team

■ Knowledge of website optimization best practices

■ The following “intangibles” are a huge plus in candidate selection:

§ Excellent technical troubleshooting skills

§ Conceptual understanding and proficiency in various CMS tools

§ Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to build and maintain cooperative relationships with clients and peers

§ Excellent time management and teamwork skills

§ Ability to follow technical specifications and production processes

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