Front End Developer

From: Julie
Sent on: Monday, March 25, 2013 3:06 PM

Type: Long Term Contract

Industry: Financial

Compensation: Commensurate with experience

Location: New York, NY


Job Description:

- Write/maintain semantic, modular, and HTML, CSS and JavaScript
- Incorporate and maintain HTML/CSS/JS frameworks to manage front-end assets
- Work with web designers and UX architect to prototype and build functional mockups
- Research and stay current on industry trends relating to web accessibility, usability and emerging technologies to drive and evangelize best practices
- Provide technical solutions and innovative ideas to business/product owners
- Train team members on modern front-end practices and technique

Qualifications/Required Experience:
- At least 5 years of front-end web design and development experience
- Bachelors or advanced degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or other technical discipline and/or equivalent business experience
- Hands on experience with Agile/SCRUM/XP development methodologies
- Proven ability to render web page designs and mockups into semantic HTML/CSS/JavaScript
- Familiar with older browser (IE 6,7,8) quirks and appropriate workarounds
- Comfortable with refactoring existing code
- Ability to handle multiple web development projects simultaneously
- Understanding of website back-end environments and systems
- Ability to work with and assist back-end developers on front-end integration issues
- Expert level skills in CSS, HTML and JavaScript
- Knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3
- Experience with jQuery, backbone.js, require.js
- Experience with JS MVC frameworks
- Experience with JS frameworks for HTML templating
- Familiar with JS unit testing frameworks
- Experience with JS loaders (AMD api based)
- Experience in Ajax techniques
- Familiar with JSON and XML and SOAP/REST APIs
- Experience with version control systems such as SVN and Git
- Familiarity with CSS pre-processors (LESS/SASS)
- Solid understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and standards
- Familiarity with Python, Java and JSTL
- Familiarity with MongoDB as well as NoSQL systems



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