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Senior Front - End Web Developer

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Mar 28, 2019

Bethesda Maryland

Temp To Perm

Agent: Adam G.

Job #: 145753

Salary: TBD

Job Description

The Senior Front-end Web Developer is responsible for implementing designs, layouts, and visual elements on CMS-driven websites and applications. The Senior Front-end Web Developer works closely with designers, back-end developers, and business analysts to build client-side user interfaces and interactions using HTML, CSS/Sass, JavaScript, and Twig. The position requires a high-level attention to detail to visual elements, experience troubleshooting layouts and interactions on older browsers, and ability to code for accessibility and SEO. The Front-end Web Developer works on a multi-disciplinary team that follows agile practices and should be comfortable using Git, command line, and Atlassian Jira. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 
• Develop responsive and mobile-friendly user interfaces and layouts based on detailed design comps and wireframes. 
• Site building and theming that follow industry best practices. Create custom template files and pre-process theme functions. 
• Be a major contributor on a growing web team developing new sites and redesigning and enhancing of our network of existing sites, focusing on best practices in user experience & design, and technical excellence & performance. 
• Works independently and with other developers, designers, project managers, project staff, and customers to solve problems and fix bugs. 
• Provides mentorship and support to other members of the team. 
• Tests cross-browser, cross-platform, and/or cross-device compatibility for inconsistencies. 
• Tests for compliance to specified standards such as 508 accessibility standards. 
• Ability to focus on deadlines and deliverables. 
• Ability to multitask and work on multiple initiatives. 

MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS: 
Language: English fluency (oral and written) 

Experience: A minimum of 5 years hands-on Front-end Developer experience. 5+ years of experience with site building and theming. A minimum of 5 years of experience remediating 508 and accessibility issues. 

Skills: Proven ability as a front-end Web developer, including online portfolio of work or Web sites for review. Comfortable with design tool software such as Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator, and Sketch. Able to write clean and semantic HTML5 and CSS3. Comfortable writing pre-process CSS such as Sass. Comfortable with Git, command and Atlassian Jira. A disciplined approach to development, documentation and file structure. Superior attention to detail and an eye for design. Must be self-motivated, a good communicator, comfortable following direction, and able to balance development with meeting short deadlines. 

Knowledge: Expert understanding of HTML5 frameworks, CSS3, jQuery/JavaScript, and responsive design. 

Location: North Bethesda, MD  


PREFERRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS: 
Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred. 

Experience: Confident with JavaScript and comfortable working with JS libraries such as Angular, React, and Vue. Comfortable writing pre- and post-process CSS such as Sass and post-CSS. Experience with agile and Scrum methodologies. Experience with Web analytics implementation and analysis. 5+ years of experience with Drupal 7 and 8 site building and theming. Drupal certification (Acquia Certified Developer or Acquia Certified Front-End Developer for D7 or D8). 

Skills: Able to create custom template files for D7 and Twig files for D8. Proficient with Git and version control. 

Knowledge: Familiarity with User Experience methods and practices.

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