Front End Developer

NJ | Contract

Post Date: 08/05/2015 Job ID: 8027 Industry: IT

Job Function:

We are seeking a talented Front End Developer to take ownership of the front-end development and HTML/CSS development for our corporate web site. The right candidate would understand the importance of creating responsive grid systems along with using clean code that will make websites function properly no matter what platform they are being viewed on.The front-end work they do with JavaScript, CSS, HTML, and jQuery is for a Java-based web application viewed by millions of people each month. The candidate in this role will play a vital Web Applications Development role where he/she will take the designs (PSDs) created by UI designers and converting them to functional HTML/CSS/JS to be used by the backend Java developers This candidate will also be responsible for creative design such as banner creation and email marketing template creation. 

 

 

Qualifications:

• 5+ Years of Front-end design/development for the web

• Use Responsive Web Design (RWD) techniques in web development: review mocks, bring them to life on desktop and connected devices

• Experience building multi-platform web sites using Responsive Web Design/ RWD (media queries, progressive enhancement, feature detection and etc.)

• Develop interactive components using JavaScript and jQuery, integrate with internal tools, frameworks and services as well as external APIs Collaborate with backend developers, editors, and external agencies

• Understanding and development skills for JSP pages highly preferred

• Translate UI designs into well organized and structured HTML/CSS compatible with modern browsers, and use open source tools & frameworks to improve the structure and maintainability of the front-end code where possible

• Design user interfaces with a modern and clean aesthetic which focus on delivering intuitive & enjoyable user experiences

• Experience with Bootstrap, Backbone, and/or JavaScript MVC framework is highly desired

• Create wireframes to illustrate high-level solutions to an application and feature requests

• Intricate knowledge and experience with responsive design and its implementation nuances will be essential in this role

• BS/BA or higher in Computer Science, Graphic Design, Interactive Design and/or equivalent experience is required

• Legally authorized to work in U.S. without sponsorship or through a 3rd party sponsorship

• Mastery of HTML5 and CSS3

• Deep understanding of responsive design implementation

• Goal oriented and self-motivated

• Candidate must have the ability to work independently or within a team environment


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