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Senior UI Developer

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We are looking for a Senior UI Developer to work in a non-managing position that contributes to the development of our leading sports website. Working under the supervision of the Design Director and Art Directors, the Senior UI Developer is responsible for converting design mockups into cross-browser HTML/CSS. This role requires broad knowledge and advanced skills in front-end development, web standards, cross-device development and a solid understanding of available client-side technologies. The Senior Design Developer may be asked to assist in training and mentoring junior development department staff members. S/he participates in developing the front-end codebase and standards for primary and partner/affinity sites

Basic Qualifications:

• HTML5/CSS3, SASS, Javascript, jQuery
• Digital Media Editorial Content
• Qualified candidates must have at least 4-8 years of experience working within the field of front-end development
• Demonstrated ability to develop advanced handwritten front-end code following web standards (HTML5/CSS3, SASS, Javascript, jQuery)
• Solid understanding of responsive web development and device limitations
• Demonstrated ability to convert Photoshop/Illustrator designs to HTML/CSS
• Solid understanding of practical benefits and limitations of Internet technologies (Flash, Javascript, CSS, video)
• Front End Coding & CMS experience is a must
• Must have Mac and PC experience and understanding of browser testing across platforms
• Experience working within a collaborative development environment
• Self-motivated, a natural problem-solver, and a good communicator with a demonstrated ability to oversee multiple projects simultaneously, both independently, as well as collaboratively in a team environment.
• Demonstrated track record as lead developer or developer on high traffic Web sites
• Demonstrated understanding of the mechanics, contents and operating philosophy of the website, including an understanding of the optimal experience for a sports fan.
• Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science or equivalent professional experience Interested candidates should present a body of work that:
o Proves their facility with front-end development, responsive development and advanced interface functionality
o All applicants should supply an online portfolio URL link with their applications.

Preferred Qualifications
• Github experience
• Some design experience and understanding of user interaction is preferred.

We are open to a remote work option where the worker could do their first 2 weeks in Bristol and then work remotely with the occasional trip in to the office.

Candidates should have mobile, parallax and css3 animation experience which is preferred. Their portfolio work seems to be very static driven design and since this role will need to do more innovative css3/js animations I want to ensure they have the skill set.

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