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Web Applications Developer
Ref No.: 18-03047
Location: Eagan, Minnesota
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 06/25/2018 to 06/25/2019
Title: UX Web Developer – Eagan, MN
Location: Eagan MN
Duration: 12 months
Interview: Face to Face

Description
Come and join the largest and fastest growing UX team in Client! We are a highly-diverse, multi-disciplinary team of over 40 smart, self-driven UX professionals that take great pride in our work, and love the challenge of turning complex problems and constraints into elegant solutions that meet our users' needs. Our dedicated, open work space is ideal for promoting an agile, collaborative, supportive environment where diverse thinking, innovative design and experimentation is welcomed and encouraged. Our work focuses on a large portfolio of cloud-based, data-driven applications for the Legal market that gross over $1B annually, and range in size and scale from months to multiple years.

The UX Web Developer is responsible for working with designers, information architects and a team of developers to define HTML markup and create custom CSS stylesheets for complex, information-rich web and mobile applications. This position is perfect for someone who is passionate about the CSS and HTML, can follow coding standards already in place but wants to stay up-to-date on technology to help improve the code base, and is not afraid of new challenges.

Experience
  • Associate degree in a technology-related field required (Bachelor's degree preferred)
  • Knowledge of web standards and accessibility (W3C and s508)
  • Minimum 2+ years experience developing front-end web applications
  • Portfolio of work

Required Knowledge and Skills
  • Ability to create production-quality CSS, SASS, and HTML for web applications with support for mobile and tablet devices. Knowledge of JavaScript a plus.
  • Knowledge of web standards, accessibility, CSS-driven layouts and manipulating the DOM
  • Implement browser-independent designs and cross-browser issues (IE, Firefox, Safari etc) on all platforms
  • Good eye for aesthetics and detail; can faithfully convert Photoshop design specifications into a functional, standards-compliant website

Familiar with:
  • Modular CSS, SASS mixins and functions
  • Developing for mobile and tablet devices
  • Understanding of AJAX and jQuery (other JS libraries like backbone.js, and angular JS) is a plus
  • Ability to follow technical specifications and production processes
  • Ability to adjust graphics and create / optimize graphic assets as needed to complete designs
  • Ability to work with source/version control software
  • CSS image sprites

Competencies
  • Ability to communicate ideas and collaborate with developers, designers, information architects, copywriters, project managers and executives.
  • Strong time-management, multi-tasking and prioritization skills
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Innovative and a self-starter

Scope of Influence
  • Ability to interact with other team members, both in UXE team and wider cross-functional capacity (technology, content, marketing, product development)
  • Ability to build consensus between technology, quality and business groups and justify design decisions