Senior Front End Developer - Part-time/Freelancer Astadia
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Area of Interest: Marketing
Position Type: Part Time - Contract
Location: Houston Delivery Center
State / Province: Texas
Requirements: Please see job description below
Code websites and more for global clients.
Senior Front-end Web Developer, Astadia Digital ? Houston, TX
The engineer in you must be able to solve complex technical problems with speed and smarts. The creative thinker in you must be able to build pixel-perfect, highly usable interactive experiences from designers? comps and wireframes. And the leader in you must be able to articulate and communicate technical ideas and recommendations to team members and clients. And it can't hurt to have a bit of love for design and marketing in you, too.
The Senior Front-end Web Developer reports to the Technology Director and works alongside interaction designers, copywriters, visual designers, strategists, researchers, project managers, account managers and other developers across various client accounts.
The ideal candidate for this position should:
Have deep expertise supporting web standards technologies, like jQuery, Foundation, LESS, SASS, etc.
Have experience with responsive design and grid systems
Approach technical challenges with an open mind and desire to innovate
Appreciate great design and thrive in a creative environment
Be able to work under tight deadlines
Be able to communicate clearly and effectively
Have strong personal organization and attention to detail
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Oversees and actively participates in the coding for a given project, directing other developers as needed to ensure work is completely efficiently and effectively.
Responsible for the quality of code throughout all phases of a project
Works with the Technology Director and Technology Leads to ensure development work meets agency and client expectations
Participate in technical discovery, including research into technology platforms, business needs, and integration requirements
Keep up with industry UI development trends and best practices
Work with other front-end and back-end developers and leads to design architecture and implementation strategies
Work with leads and sales support team to estimate and scope development work
5+ years of UI development experience, preferably in an agency or in-house creative team environment
Strong understanding of UX and visual design
Strong understanding of modern web standards and the design implications of CSS-based layouts
Strong Section 508/Accessibility compliancy experience
Familiarity with code validation tools
Commercial web site experience, preferably in ecommerce
Comfortable in a fast-paced, highly dynamic, rapidly growing environment
Expert knowledge of HTML, CSS for Layouts, NOT using tables (except for emails, when you?ll still use tables)
Strong understanding of cross-browser rendering issues
Knowledge of version control systems like Subversion
Degree in Computer Science or related field strongly preferred
A great attitude
High attention to detail
Good understanding of tools and trends (for example, Social Media, Marketing Automation) in the marketing/advertising/design industry
Ability to function independently and in a team environment
Ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
Additional Qualifications / Expectations:
Digital agency experience is strongly preferred
Knowledge of any of the following is a huge plus: Objective-C, Java, .Net, PHP, Ruby on Rails, Python, PhoneGap, MVC architecture, jQuery, object oriented programming concepts, Limelight Orchestrate, SDL Tridion.
Please provide code samples and a link to your online portfolio of things you?ve coded.
About Astadia Digital
Astadia Digital is a creative digital agency with expertise in research, analytics, strategy, UX, visual design, and content creation. We plan, design and build meaningful experiences that provide measurable results for organizations, their employees, and their customers. We?ve helped some of the world?s most well-known brands thrive in the digital space, including HP, Microsoft, Vodafone, Sony, Bank of America, GE, Red Bull, and Wells Fargo.
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