Front-End Developer

Front-End Developer



 

The Role

 

The Role


We are looking for a Front-End Web Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming
Translation of the UI and UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application
Will work with the UI and UX designer and bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks as well as how it works
- Develop new user-facing features
- Build reusable code and libraries for future use
- Ensure the technical feasibility of UI and UX designs
- Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
- Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end
- Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders

 

Requirements

 

Requirements


- Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
- Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
- Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery
- Note: Every front-end developer is expected to have a proficient knowledge of JavaScript, while most front-end developers should know jQuery
- Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
- Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image. 
- Familiarity with tools such as Gimp or Photoshop is a plus
- Is expected to deliver finished resources for the developer to incorporate into the app
- Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them
- Proficient understanding of code versioning tools
- Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them