Sr Front End Developer

New York, NY | Contract

Post Date: 09/06/2017 Job ID: 46955 Industry: Front-End Developer

Job Description: 
As a Web Developer, you will specialize in developing lightweight, standards-compliant web programs that will be used by millions of people. You will play a key role in building online products.


  • Create cross-browser, fully functional web pages using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, while strictly adhering to accessibility and W3C web standards 
  • Collaborate with developers, product managers, designers, web publishers, producers and back-end engineers to support site operations and meet project deadlines 
  • Troubleshoot and resolve code issues 
  • Review new code (self and peer) following W3C web standards and strict QA guidelines 
  • Support site operations through creating / updating site code and configuring content via in-house CMS 


  • Knowledge and experience working with AngularJS (1.4 and up
  • Knowledge of NodeJS and frameworks available (i.e. Express, SailsJs)
  • 2+ years work experience using HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript (please provide HTML/CSS/JS code samples) 
  • Proven experience hand-coding HTML using semantic markup, the latest W3C web standards, and CSS layout / positioning 
  • Ability to interpret and modify advanced JavaScript (jQuery) 
  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical discipline or equivalent experience 


Preferred Skills: 
  • 5+ years front end development 
  • Advanced knowledge of HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript 
  • Experience with a JavaScript MVC framework such as Angular, Backbone.js, Spine.js, Ember.js, etc. 
  • Experience with client side templating like Handlebars.js, Mustache.js 
  • Deep experience developing modular, object-oriented JavaScript applications and concepts 
  • Experience working with XSL, XSLT, and XML 
  • Expert working knowledge of WCAG/508 compliance and accessibility 
  • Proven leadership, communication and teamwork skills 
  • Passion for mentoring and maintaining a high level of excellence across the team 
  • Experience with Git, Subversion or other version control 
  • Familiarity with Documentum or another enterprise CMS 
  • Working knowledge of Omniture, Selenium 
  • Unix shell scripting 
  • Experience with Agile development (Scrum, Kanban, etc) 
  • Familiarity with Continuous Integration 
  • Familiarity with unit testing (i.e. mocha, etc) 
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