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LEAD FRONT-END WEB DEVELOPER

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One of our Digital Agency clients in the Germantown, MD area is currently looking to add a full-time Lead Front End Web Developer to their team of creative-thinkers and self-starters. Qualified candidates must have experience in user experience definition and user interface design.

Responsibilities/Duties:
- Translation of design comps and wireframes into a system of flexible and reusable code
- Develop and deliver production-ready code and supporting documentation
- Manage and deliver multiple projects at once
- Discuss technical solutions with clients and provide innovative ideas to solutions
- Implementing interactive interfaces using JavaScript
- Program website graphic use interface (GUI) designs and pages
- Develop and test across multiple browsers, platforms, and devices including smartphone and tablets
- Integrate with social media platforms and APIs
- Participate with team members in the planning of a site solution, including initial analysis, development, testing, and subsequent site maintenance
- Support integration of pages and templates into multiple CMS solutions
- Deliver best-in-class HTML5/CSS3, jQuery, Ajax, front-end code across a broad array of interactive web and mobile projects
- Use object-oriented design patterns for separation of concerns, code reusability, security, and performance
- Translate agile software development stories into reusable, compassable units of functionality
- Design and implement robust client-side solutions with AJAX and JSON
- Convert UX requirements into high quality HTML, JS, and/or CSS

Required Skills:
- Bachelor’s degree, plus 3-5+ years of modern, creative front end development experience
- Experience working in a fast paced, creative environment. Consulting experience is preferred.
- Discipline approach to troubleshooting code and quality assurance
- Well-versed in code optimization and software design principles
- In-depth knowledge of the DOM and browser capabilities and facility to identify solutions to work with their limitations.
- Expert knowledge of progressive enhancement and responsive design.
- Expert knowledge of CSS3 and HTML5 features and when to use them.
- Expert knowledge of Ajax and how to integrate with web services to provide the end user with an interactive native-application-like experience through the browser.
- Proficient with a CSS Preprocessor such as Sass (or other CSS frameworks).
- Knowledge of Frameworks – Bootstrap, Foundation. Grids in general.
- iQuery pro/Git and SVN.
- Ability to precompile via scripts or utility code such as; codekit.
- Templating languages (i.e. mustache).

If interested and would like more information, please apply.

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