15 days old

Creative Technologist - Front-End UI Developer

Columbus, OH 43219
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Creative Technologist - Front-End Developer

Our client is seeking a passionate mid-to-senior level front-end UI developer who wants to join a team of design thinkers focused on creating digital solutions that help people.

The Creative Technologist role will lead efforts to explore technology options, prototype innovative concepts and ensure alignment with IT partners on front-end approach and standards (including WCAG accessibility compliance). This individual should be a collaborative problem solver willing to take on a leading role, have an appreciation for the user-centered design process and be an expert in the latest front-end development trends, tools, and methods.


In this role, you will:

- Provide thought leadership for front-end development and architecture and design enterprise front-end stack standards

- Collaborate with UX designers, business/product management, IT teams and company leaders to successfully move from early stage concepts to launch

- Create and evangelize code standards and living UI component library for internal use (including facilitating code reviews, documenting standards and code examples and educating new developers)

- Explore technology solutions to improve the visual presentation, interaction and performance of digital assets for customers, associates and business partners

Technical Skills Required

- Accessibility

o Understanding of WCAG 2.0 and/or Section 508 guidelines

o Familiarity with at least one screen reader technology is mandatory (e.g. JAWS, NVDA or Voiceover)

- Markup

o Strong HTML 5 skills

o Experience with client-side templating (compiling HTML code on the client side)

o Solid understanding of semantics (understanding tag types and how ADA tools and browsers interpret them differently) (e.g. Handlebars)

- Script

o Experience with MVC (Modeled View Controller) or similar libraries (e.g. Backbone, Ember, Angular)

o General understanding of client-side vendor metrics libraries (e.g. Omniture, Google Analytics, Core Metrics)

- Styles

o Experience with CSS pre-compilers (e.g. SASS, SCSS, LESS)

- Testing

o Experience with JavaScript unit testing (e.g. tools like Jasmine, Qunit)

- Familiarity with designing for multiple device types and strong experience with responsive UIs

- Experience with the following libraries is mandatory (Bootstrap or Foundation or equivalent, Jquery)

- Experience with preparation for build and packaging of all front-end code (e.g. tools for client-side building... Gulp, Grunt)

- Solid understanding of client-side performance techniques

- Ability to document and communicate code standards (e.g. tools like JS Doc, Docco)

- Ability to educate new developers on established standards

Additional Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree and 5 or more years of equivalent digital development experience in the front-end space

- Familiar with UX principles and methodologies (e.g. user research, flow diagrams, low-fidelity prototypes)

- Experience with mobile UIs, responsive web design and mobile first approach

- Ability to quickly create both low and high fidelity functional prototypes for designing and testing with users prior to development

- Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite

- Self-motivated and able to perform with minimal supervision

- Ability to develop working relationships with individuals at all levels of an organization

- Strong organizational skills with attention to detail


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