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Front End Developer
Ref No.: 17-11007
Location: Alameda, California
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date: 09/08/2016
Front End Developer
Location: Alameda, CA
Duration: 6 Month Contract-to-Hire
Rate: $50-55/hr W2 (flexibility dependent upon experience)
Target Start: September 19th-26th

 
General Overview
We're looking for a front-end developer to handle content and marketing production for our eCommerce site. This role works hand-in-hand with the other developers, designers, producers and business owners on executing homepage updates, marketing promotional messaging, landing pages, and one-off UX projects.  This is primarily a production role with multiple projects and tasks being juggled daily, so speed and quality is a must. This role also partners with design and business functions and is the "grease” between the wheels: you co-own the product with your partners, advise on technical issues, and find solutions to technical and usability challenges.

Your Personality
  • Exemplary work ethic and sense of humor.
  • Self-directed and works effectively with minimal supervision.
  • Handles short time frames well and delivers on time.
  • Excellent contributor who is adept at working with cross-functional teams.
 
Your Responsibilities
  • Determine feasibility of interactive design proposals.
  • Slice approved PSD files into optimized assets and build needed HTML/CSS to meet weekly production schedule.
  • Code HTML/CSS and use of our CMS admin tool (Kibo - formerly MarketLive).
  • Use and continually keep on top of best practices for compatibility, usability, and accessibility.
  • Collaborate with designers and business owners to deliver best possible user experience.
  • Develop new user-interface functionality as requested, by hand-coding OO JavaScript and/or leveraging 3rd party libraries.
  • Proficient with Photoshop (slicing and optimizing web-ready images).
  • Strong HTML/CSS/JavaScript debugging skills using Chrome Developer Tools or Firebug.
  • Strong familiarity with WordPress preferred.
 
Your Skills
  • Minimum 2 years of professional front end experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Demonstrated experience translating a layered PSD into optimized image assets.
  • Experience working with CMS and template-based websites.
  • Well versed with cross browser testing.