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Lead UI Developer
Ref No.: 17-08886
Location: Bethesda, Maryland
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date: 09/21/2017
Lead Front End Developer
Bethesda, MD

Interview Process (MUST BE ABLE TO INTERVIEW NEXT WEEK)
  • 1 Phone Interview (1 hr):
    • Monday- between 11:30am-1pm and 3-4pm
    • Tuesday- between 2-4pm
  • 1 Face-to-Face Interview: Wednesday - Friday
  • Job Offer: ON or BEFORE Friday, 10/29
  • Start Date: ASAP!
My top-tier client is looking for a Lead UI Developer to join their passionate E-commerce development team!

The primary functions of the Lead UI Developer are to lead a team of 2 to 3 UI developers to design and develop new front end features for our multi-channel e-commerce solution using HTML5,CSS3, Javascript, jQuery and other cutting-edge UI technologies. The backend is based on the Hybris commerce suite. This individual will regularly create and document frontend technical designs based on functional requirements as well as implement the design.

The Lead UI Developer will work collaboratively with business analysts & product owners to understand functional UI requirements and implement them. Additionally, this individual will work collaboratively with other developers & UI/UX designers to share coding best practices & UX design specifications and ensure standardized techniques across the team.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Develop modular and maintainable HTML, CSS, Javascript, and JQuery for our eCommerce website
• Continuously improve functionality and customer-interface of new Web/Mobile applications
• Interact with the business and other technology teams
• Translate functional requirements documents & UX design specifications into technical design and implementation
• Schedule and coordinate changes and releases for production applications
• Identify and evaluate new UI technologies for implementation
• Mentor and coach mid-level and junior-level UI developers

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Experience, Skills and Education:
• 7+ years' experience developing Java web applications with emphasis on UX design & development
• It will be added advantage if the backend experience is on leading e-commerce platforms such as Hybris, Oracle ATG, IBM Webshpere or complex Java web applications
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Technology or related field
• Strong Skills implementing UI design using HTML 5, CSS 3, jQuery, JQueryUI, JavaScript, consuming JSON web-services,AJAX.
• Experience in Responsive and Adaptive Web Design
• Experience in designing and developing UI for various devices (desktop, table, mobile, etc.)
• Basic knowledge of Image Manipulation Tooling like: PHOTOSHOP, GIMP
• Understanding/Exposure to Java Server Pages and JSTL

Preferred Experience, Skills and Education:
• Significant experience in using tools like Eclipse, SVN, Jira, etc.
• Experience working within short development cycles using agile methods
• Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
• Experience in performance tuning of the front end elements
• Strong problem-solving skills, excellent verbal and written communications skills
• Passion for keeping up to speed with the latest software tools and methodologies