Front End Developer

Location: Columbus, OH
Date Posted: 07-26-2013
Title:  Front End Web Developer
Location:  Columbus OH or NY or NJ
Length: Project through Mach 2014
·         HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery
·         Candidates must have a portfolio of their work (will not consider without a portfolio or examples of their work)
·         6-8 years hands-on web site-building experience
Position Description:
Drives innovation by building enhancements to the customer experience of the client’s website. Web presentation-layer (“UX”) specialist developer who bridges the creative and technical aspects of website creation and delivery. Responsible for all aspects of Presentation Layer development, including coding and QA of page templates and build of special content features. Leads and participates in projects; designs solutions in partnership with IT team. Responsible for evolution and maintenance of front-end codebase (CSS/HTML/jQuery) to meet business needs.
•        Build and enhance site templates
•        Develop cross-browser/platform HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to match design specs for complex page layouts while adhering to code standards
•        Manage and extend codebase for JavaScript/dHTML, primarily jQuery
•        QA rendering and functionality on defined target platforms
•        Extend CSS as needed to accommodate new data and display types
•        Work with creative team to develop concepts for media and interactivity
•        Develop, integrate, and deploy templates and/or content as needed
•        Coordinate internal and external partners on larger projects
•        Support website growth and strategic direction
•        Support project or enhancement planning and scoping
•        Draft technical/functional specifications
•        Rapidly produce other interim deliverables (e.g. style guide components, browser analysis, prototypes, proofs of concept, etc.)
•        Integrate with/drive innovation for other platforms: Social, Mobile, etc.
•        Ensure absolute accuracy and high standards for detail throughout the development process
Required Skills:
•        6-8 years hands-on site-building experience, with a focus on high-end brands or other environment with very high standards for presentation-layer build
•        Experience integrating presentation layer build with middleware templates
•        Strong site-build background with both technical and visual expertise
•        Ability to write validating HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
•        Experience leveraging Web standards
•        Ability to write pixel-accurate code that accurately replicates a designed layout across a range of primary target platforms
•        Broad JavaScript experience (interactivity, forms, plug-in detects, etc.)
•        Advanced jQuery
•        Rich media experience (Flash, video, etc.)
•        Experience with SVN and source control methodologies

At least a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field or an equivalent in education is required for this position.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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