Position: Senior/Lead Front-End Developer
Our client is an advertising agency looking to hire a Senior or Lead Front-End Developer. They have a robust client list that includes Netflix, Verizon, LinkedIn, and Puma to name a few. They are accepting freelance and fulltime candidates for this role, however to be considered for full-time you would need to reside in the Greenville, SC or Boston or NY market.
In this position you will be mentoring about 6-9developers but not managing them. This is a hands on coding position.
This role is currently REMOTE working on Eastern Standard Time.
Lead/Senior Front-End Developer
As the lead front-end developer, you will be joining a team of enthusiastic `solve anything`
developers, designers and project managers. Responsibilities will include technology consulting,
application architecture, developing for large and small-scale web based applications and
micro-sites, providing estimates for scopes of work, mentoring team members and guiding
designers on best practices and user experience opportunities.
What’s going on right now:
We’re in the midst of evaluating our technology dependencies which we revisit periodically when
we see there is opportunity to optimize our work to better support our clients and advance our
team. You’ll play a critical role in engaging the team to commit to a path forward. To get a
glimpse into some of our thinking check out our open source projects on GitHub.
5-10 years of development experience in a fast-paced environment.
Experience providing technical direction and mentoring Junior developers
Working knowledge of CSS preprocessors such as Sass is required.
Demonstrated experience with integration of external APIs.
Familiarity of WCAG best practices.
Experience with technical SEO
1. Build elegant, accessible, modern websites using HTML, CSS, and JS frameworks like
Angular, RiotJS or React.
2. Ability to hand-write code that is clean, semantic and accessible.
3. Familiar with debugging front-end code and cross-browser testing (including modern
browser as well as IE10 - yeah, IE ten. Yuck).
4. Apply your understanding of the entire web development process, from design and
development through deployment.
5. Deliver production-ready web pages from mockups, wireframes, or written specifications.
6. Communicate with UI designers, developers, marketing, and other stakeholders to plan
each project’s success.
7. Ability and motivation that allow you to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
How we approach technology:
- Semantic HTML (accessibility is real)
- CSS via Sass (experience with Less or Stylus is fine too)
- BEM Syntax where appropriate
- Angular or VueJS or RiotJS
- Gulp, Webpack, Rollup
- NodeJS (not much above works without it)
- Version control (Git and Mercurial, moving to Git with all new projects)
- Canvas and WebGL for the fun showy project
If you are interested please share your latest resume and any projects that may be on github or similar.