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Front End Developer - Chicago

Compensation:
$$$
Specialty:
eCommerce | Mobile | Web Development
Location:
Chicago, IL
Job Type:
Contract
Post Date:
06-14-2017 02:54 PM
Ref #:
22856
Recruiters Name:
Nikki Reid
Email:
nikkireid@thetalentsource.com
Phone:
9546181067
Recruiter Linkedin Profile:
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We have an immediate opportunity for  a self-motivated and talented Front End Developer who can quickly turn visual designs and wireframes into functional pages and contribute to idea generation and development to join a fast paced, highly collaborative project team. This is a terrific opportunity to work very closely with other talented Digi-files on a multi-faceted user experience team, including designers, BA's and information architects; coming up with new ideas and ways to implement highly reponsive mobile first designs


To be considered, you need to  be a detail-oriented, result-driven individual who works well within team environments and and enjoys working directly with clients. 

 

Skills you need to bring: 

  • Experience developing elegant, responsive, resuable components based on Handlebar templates 
  • Prior expeirence developing UI animations
  •  Solid expeirence with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JS, UI libraries and RequireJS.

 

What will you be doing:

  • Translate visual designs into Handlebar templates while strictly adhering to design specifications. 
  • Implement front-end structure and standards as defined by Creative Lead. 
  • Assess existing solutions for usefulness, usability, and coding techniques.
  • Utilize low-fidelity, medium-fidelity, and high-fidelity prototypes across the different stages of the design.
  • Develop prototypes of the solution's high-level interaction, navigation, and organization design depicting all elements of a unique screen type, including the content, functional, and navigation specifications.
  • Communicate effectively with the creative user experience team and technical development team. 
  • Work closely with back-end developers to ensure integrity of the UI throughout development life-cycle.
  • Ensure cross-browser, cross-platform and multiple device type compatibility and resolve issues.
  • Work within frameworks (Foundation, Bootstrap) to create responsive layouts. 
  • Based on functional specifications, optimize development for User Experience.

 

 

 

Requirements and Experience Guidelines: 

  • 5 years of industry experience.
  • Significant experience with JavaScript/UI libraries, and Handlebar templates.  
  • Experience creating responsive designs for mobile first sites
  • Experience working with RequireJS
  • Prior experience developing UI Animations
  • Experience working with AEM is a plus  
  • Candidates must be versed in user-centered design methods and techniques. 
  • Excellent analytical and process-oriented skills. 
  • Excellent verbal and written skills. 
  • Ability to work collaboratively on multi-disciplinary teams (in a consulting firm or agency preferred). 
  • Prior experience with cross-browser development and testing. 
  • Experience with wireframes and proof-of-concept mockups. 
  • Ability to learn new UI technologies quickly. 
  • Knowledge of hand-coded HTML, CSS, JavaScript. 

 

We are offering a highly competitive rate so please reach out now so we an connect you to this opportunity. 

 

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