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Mid Front End Developer

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Our client, an agency in Boston, is searching for a Front End Developer!  In this role, you will collaborate with UX strategists, designers and developers to turn feature requirements and designs into accessible templates that facilitate brand-building interactions between users and back-end systems. You believe in clean, standards-based, scalable, re-usable code that leverages technologies such as CSS3, HTML5, jQuery, JavaScript, AJAX and more. Experience with WordPress is a huge plus; as part of a small, entrepreneurial team you may be called upon to integrate front-end templates with custom WordPress configurations and oversee training and user acceptance. The right person with the right skills will have the opportunity to do it all—owning projects from concept through launch.

Responsibilities include:

> Collaborating with strategists and designers throughout discovery, IA/UX, design, and development to identify to requirements and outline proposed solutions.

> Interpreting approved prototypes and designs to create accessible, semantically-sound front end markup and styles.

> Cross-browser and functional testing, / troubleshooting and bug triage.

> Integrating front-end templates with custom WordPress configurations.

> Client training and documentation.

> Participating in proposal/estimate writing

> Managing time and responsibilities independently

> Discovering, evaluating, and evangelizing new ideas, concepts, and technologies.

> The ability to comfortably handle the demands of a fast-paced environment.

> Must be a self-starter, able to work well under pressure and have a keen eye for detail.



> A portfolio showcasing a track record of creating strong HTML/CSS/JS interactive solutions.

> Ability to develop and implement intuitive user interfaces following the clients front-end web development standards.

> Fluent in W3C validated HTML5/CSS3 and responsive behaviors across viewports.

> Comprehensive knowledge of PHP and JavaScript, with framework exposure a plus.

> Understanding of WordPress (or similar) custom theme development, extension implementation, front and back end architecture.

> Experience with version control (git as well as legacy SVN projects) and documentation in a collaborative environment.

> Experience working in a fast-paced agency environment with clients to develop technical solutions that meet client goals.

> Working knowledge of OATH and REST API integration a plus.

> Open-Source technologies preferred: PHP, Apache, LESS, Git, Grunt

> Excellent verbal and written communication skills required; ability to clearly explain concepts to a non-technical audience

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