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Front End Developer

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Our agency client is looking for a Front-End CSS Developer/Designer who loves to figure out how to deliver super clean, best-of-the-best code for medium to large scale websites and applications.

The ideal candidate will have 5+ years experience writing, testing, documenting and maintaining CSS/HTML/JavaScript for our world-class global brand clients. You’ll work closely with designers, UX and other developers to turn bleeding edge concepts into real-world applications, as well as plan and spec feature requirements, and the resources needed to make them a reality.

Your Responsibilities

Creation of all coded front-end deliverables (mostly HTML/CSS and some JavaScript).

Help establish and enforce CSS/HTML style guides (best practices) for Elevate.

Discover, master and share learnings on emerging technologies and techniques with the development team.

Experience

Strong understanding of responsive web development, fluid layouts and mobile device optimizations.

Experience developing, documenting and maintaining web applications.

Experience working in technical team environments, specific to writing and maintaining CSS/HTML.

Expertise creating modular, reusable and maintainable CSS/HTML for larger sites.

Strong experience with integrating CSS/HTML into content management systems.

Expertise developing and testing across multiple browsers, platforms, etc.

Experience Optimizing front-end code for Search Engines.

Holds a strong concern for accessibility and usability.

Technical skills

Excellent skills in valid, standards-compliant HTML, CSS, JavaScript.

Strong expertise with CSS pre-processors; we use Sass and an army of other tools.

Strong expertise with the Git version control system.

Must be familiar with jQuery and other JavaScript helpers/tools/frameworks.

Expertise with task runners and dependency managers (Gulp, Grunt, Bower).

Bonus, if you are familiar with Vagrant or the VM world of development.

Must be comfortable with a command line to run some of our tools.

Knowledge of optimizing front-end performance, by coding practices and tools.

3rd-party API integrations (our clients tap into a lot of third parties for implementation and skinning).

Must be proficient in OSX (most of our tools and processes are mac only). Drink the Kool-Aid™

Attributes

Extreme passion for detail. Comfortable unbundling legacy code.

Must appreciate good design and, know when something feels out of place.

Excellent debugging and problem-solving skills.

Communicative and clear under tight deadlines.

Ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of people.

Strong time management and problem solving capabilities.

Enthusiasm to work in a fast-paced and dynamically changing environment.

Self-motivated, can work without supervision and be proactive in solving a challenge.

Demonstrated ability to accurately estimate and scope development work.

Approach technical challenges with an open mind and desire to innovate.

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