Description Team Overview
The Front-end development team is responsible for developing the best possible semantic HTML for the Back-end developers to implement as well as be a guide for best practices in regard to accessibility, SEO and User Experience/User Interface.
Front-end development team is also the point of contact for business related marketing content issues and marketing content related questions and troubleshooting under the title Ecommerce UI. A wing of Ecommerce operations in helping resolve production related issues in UI/UX.
This position can be based in Carle Place, NY (Long Island) or as part of the NYC Innovation Team located in vibrant startup community Galvanize located in West Soho in Manhattan.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Maintaining consistent UI/UX through continually maintained and agile product deployments
Develop semantic HTML for Back-end developers to implement
Develop and implement CSS in relation to agile deployments
Support all Enterprise brands with requested projects and everyday marketing needs.
Landing Pages, General Marketing content
A/B test prototyping, development and implementation
Troubleshooting and problem solving
Documenting of new functionality for distribution to business marketing groups and QA teams.
Point of reference for UI/UX best practices for IT and the Enterprise.
Point of reference for best semantic practices for IT and the Enterprise.
A good sense of design and an eye for detail
The ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects with strict deadlines
High level of self-management and organizational skill
Awareness of WCAG 2.0 standards and best practices for accessible development
Work with QA teams during UAT cycles to resolve UI/UX defects related to any project
Occasionally providing creative assistance to brand stakeholders
1+ year of hands-on React.js/React Native development
Experience building and consuming REST APIs using Node.js
Hands-on design and development experience with:
MongoDB, Angular.js, React Native, Kafka, Elastic Search
Expert with Adobe Photoshop/Dreamweaver/InDesign/Sketch etc.
Expert in image optimization for the web
Experience with enterprise level CMS (IBM WebSphere commerce a plus)
Expert in responsive design
Proficient in cross browser compatibility and legacy browser debugging
Knowledge of version control solutions, Git, SVN
Firm understanding of UI/UX principles
Ability to work in agile development environment
Firm understanding of accessibility best practices, schema.org and SEO best practices
Inquisitive nature in new and trending web technologies
Knowledge of bleeding edge CSS3 and HTML features (CSS grid etc.) a plus
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