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Sr Digital Designer / Front End Developer


Mar 07, 2018



Job #: 129751

Salary: $70,000 - $75,000

Job Description

Aquent is seeking a talented Visual Designer who can design and code microsites from scratch. This is a full time permanent role in a fast paced environment. If you are interested please apply today with your updated portfolio showcasing your ecommerce/retail microsite experience. 


  • Create clean well-documented code in HTML, CSS, Javascript, Jquery, and any new language that our IT FED team is using.
  • Have a familiarity of Bootstrap, and Git
  • Develop front-end for responsive mobile and web applications
  • Build staging prototypes and demo applications that address client needs
  • Reviews requirements to understand audience, usability and design requirements.
  • Converts design comprehensive layouts into complex working web pages using HTML and CSS in a hand-coded environment.
  • Participates in project planning and web site design with technical, business and project leaders, planning and discussing the specifics of projects, new technologies and deadlines.
  • Elevated taste level and innate ability to create unique, own design elements and experiences, with strong typography and layout hierarchy. Must have a good eye for design and attention to detail
  • Updates existing website content, creates new layouts, landing pages following existing web standards; makes modifications to existing .jsp developed code.
  • Develops interfaces that are usable, intuitive and esthetically pleasing.
  • Develops ‘Standards’ compliant sites with a concern for accessibility and multi-browser/multi-device compatibility.
  • Works quickly and error free
  • Constructively thinks rather than just executing tasks
  • Collaborates on user flows, wireframes, prototypes, UI specifications
  • Ensures user requirements align with business requirements.
  • Coordinates, develops and facilitates usability tests applying user-centered design principles, human factors, usability heuristics and methodologies and industry best practices and standards.
  • Documents design standards for UI / UX.
  • Ensures graphic design is consistent with campaign toolkit.
  • Collaborates with stakeholders to ensure business requirements are met.
  • Creates sprite maps, icons, buttons, and css themes.
  • Mentors Front End Web Developer I.
  • Stays current on the latest industry technologies, trends and strategies.
  • Assists employees, vendors and customers by answering questions related to UI / UX development.
  • Completes work in a timely and accurate manner while providing exceptional customer service.
  • Other duties and projects may be assigned.



  • HTML5 (Ability to hand code, not just using a WYSIWYG Editor)
  • Understanding of best practices in mobile design vs. desktop design.
  • CSS3, JQuery & Javascript
  • Experience & highly proficient in working with adaptive/responsive design, bootstrap & media queries.
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them as well as browser and mobile testing & debugging.
  • Optimize application/web pages for maximum speed and scalability
  • Ability to take direction & collaborate with other team members effectively, incorporating feedback from multiple disciplines then refining them for improved usability and appearance is essential
  • An understanding of agile development ideas: scrum; test/behavior-driven development; code-evaluate-iterate is beneficial
  • Ability to explain technical concepts in non-technical language is essential
  • Customer service skills including the ability to manage and respond to different customer situations while maintaining a positive and friendly attitude is essential.
  • The ability to work within a team and serve as a trusted expert for assigned duties is necessary.
  • In addition troubleshooting, organizational and problem solving skills with a can-do attitude and the ability to adjust to changing requirements are essential. Treating others with respect and upholding Company values is key.
  • Experience in Dreamweaver
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator and Sketch
  • Collaborates closely with business partners to elevate digital cross-channel guest experiences on site, mobile and app platforms
  • Works within predetermined as well as newly created templates to design landing page experiences
  • Very experienced with Adaptive and Responsive design
  • Participate in design and code reviews



  • 3-8+ years’ experience
  • A bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent work experience is preferred
  • Retail / Marketing / eCommerce experience a plus
  • Advanced skill level with Photoshop / Illustrator
  • Mid - Advanced level with HTML, CSS, Jquery or Java, and Sketch