Front End Web Developer

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Front End Developer

Position Description

This person is responsible for developing and contributing to front-end solutions including HTML/CSS templates, JavaScript and AJAX code, responsive web design, mobile applications, mobile optimized sites, and rich media production and integration. A strong visual eye and understanding of design concepts is necessary, as is a perspective on front and backend technologies and their impact on the design process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Produce HTML/CSS templates from design documentation for integrating into desktop and mobile websites and web applications
Understand cross-browser and cross-platform concepts and concerns
Ensure code and design quality through the execution of test plans
Assist in development of standards, methodology and repeatable processes
Work closely with design, business, and technical counterparts across AG practice areas

Qualifications

1-2 years experience working at an advertising, design, or consulting agency
Experience executing large scale website launches
Ability to solve complex development problems and produce the highest quality code while pushing the boundaries of online applications
Solid understanding of W3C and accessibility guidelines
Ability to work quickly but with a strong attention to detail and accuracy
Process-oriented with ability to work with different UI materials and rapid prototyping
Strong communications and organizational skills with an ability to thrive in a fast-paced production deadline-driven environment
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s (Master’s a plus) degree in Computer Science / Marketing / Advertising / Interactive Design / Graphic Design or equivalent experience

Certifications, Licenses and Additional Requirements

Desired knowledge or expertise

HTML, XHTML, HTML5, CSS skills, Web graphic production
AJAX / JavaScript / jQuery
iOS / Android / Blackberry app development
Flash / ActionScript / Flex
Software package expertise
Adobe CS production suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash)
IE 6+, Firefox, Safari and Chrome Browsers on Mac and PC

Travel

25% travel flexibility - more or less depending on project; candidate should be comfortable with travel and overtime as client commitment requires.