Front End Developer

A design-minded creator who takes a concept and figures out how to bring it to life by building, coding and optimizing responsive web sites, landing pages, selecting/editing/optimizing images and video. You would own end-to-end email HTML development and digital campaign asset production including design, animation, programming build out and technical QA.

Front End Developer

Who You Are:

A design-minded creator who takes a concept and figures out how to bring it to life by building, coding and optimizing responsive web sites, landing pages, selecting/editing/optimizing images and video. You would own end-to-end email HTML development and digital campaign asset production including design, animation, programming build out and technical QA.

 

What You need:

  • 5-7 years of experience producing interactive projects working in an agency environment or in-house design department 

  • Provide a comprehensive portfolio demonstrating relevant work

  • Knowledge of user-centered design principles

  • Understanding of design principles like composition, color theory and typography

  • Solid understanding of types of user experiences possible by current and emerging digital technologies

  • Fully versed in the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Animate CC/Flash/Edge) 

  • Proficiency in motion graphics with web-based animation tools and libraries like Canvas, WebGL and Greensock

  • Experience with motion graphics programs like After Effects and Premiere are beneficial

  • Proficiency with various frameworks for HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript/jQuery, as well as WordPress, PHP Development 

  • Strong understanding of responsive, mobile-first design

  • Experience with digital user interface design, usability testing, understanding of browser capabilities and limitations

  • User Interaction design proficiency required

  • Experience with RESTful services and APIs

  • Ability to accurately assess development requirements as well as your own limitations for creative and non-traditional web experiences.

  • Experience managing and coordinating project workflows within a creative agency environment.

  • Solid ability to independently research and troubleshoot solutions to problems as they arise

  • To be detail and deadline oriented, with the ability to organize and manage multiple projects while collaborating actively as part of a multi-disciplinary team

  • Ability to accommodate rapid change requests, executing new layouts/requests with little oversight

  • Be highly organized, with the ability to switch tasks based on priority and work under tight timelines

  • Be solution-driven, highly creative, and able to improvise

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

What You would do:

  • Develop digital communications, including finalizing layouts and creation of web-ready assets for user-friendly websites, rich media, HTML5 banners, microsites, landing pages, email campaigns, mobile application components, video and animations to be brand consistent with an overall campaign 

  • Taking designs and prepping files for release to ensure proper functionality once live

  • Convert concept mockups to digital assets for use in multiple platforms

  • Support the execution of new creative ideas with the creative and digital team

  • Organize, maintain, and archiving all digital design files 

  • Help with quality control including troubleshooting, double checking of work and proofreading

  • Retouching photos and artwork, resizing and formatting images (suggest removing)

  • Managing revisions, updates, versions and assets of creatives 

  • Collaborate with the creative teams on possibilities, and applications within the digital landscape

  • Ensure consistency of brand look throughout all communications, while ensuring the quality of all assets are aligned with artwork specifications/standards

Reports To:  SVP, Executive Creative Director

We think our benefits are pretty awesome:

  • Health, Dental, Life and Supplemental Insurance

  • 401k with 50% match after vesting

  • Paid vacation

  • Shared profits based on performance

  • Ongoing training opportunities

  • Competitive Family & Medical leave policies 

  • In-house Exercise Room

  • Breakfast Bar

  • 10 paid holidays

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