Front End Developer

Location: Boston, MA
Date Posted: 09-10-2017
Seeking an exceptional and experienced Front End Developer who has proven work experience developing and supporting enterprise-class web applications utilizing all front-end technologies. Leveraging a solid knowledge of HTML/CSS, JavaScript, and JavaScript frameworks, candidates will work in a collaborative environment to develop highly interactive digital experiences.
 
The candidate will take direction from tech and creative leads while communicating issues, providing estimates, and helping to envision creative solutions to technical challenges. Candidates must be team-oriented and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. The ideal candidate will have experience interfacing with various back-end technologies, as well as frameworks and services. Our Front End Developers must demonstrate the ability to master new/emerging technologies and take initiative to offer technical direction and creative solutions.
 
Qualifications
 
  • Significant experience in coding and unit testing in HTML/HTML5, CSS3
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery and BoostrapJS
  • 2+ years’ experience in Front End Development proven by an outstanding online portfolio
  • Good understanding of SEO principles and digital communication channels like social media platforms and video/YouTube
  • Excellent understanding of how content, design, and UI work together for an optimal user experience
  • The ability to own an end-to-end front-end development of a project
  • Understanding of semantic meanings on markup code and W3C standards
  • Able to create markup that is consistent across all browsers and platforms, understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them
  • Thorough understanding of fluid and responsive layout, browser behavior and compatibility, and cross-device issues and solutions
 
Preferred
 
  • Experience with Canvas/WebGL
  • Good understanding of libraries such as AngularJS, BackboneJS, etc.
  • A current knowledge of mobile best practices, including the Apple Human Interface and Android’s material design
  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and other graphic editing tools of the Creative Cloud (this is not a design role, but a good knowledge of basic design and animation principles is a huge plus)
  • Basic knowledge of SQL and back-end experience on Microsoft technologies (.NET, MS SQL)
  • Excellent organization skills with a proven ability to manage multiple projects and adjust to frequent changes and priorities
  • Team player and collaborator who can easily adapt and adjust within a dynamic agency environment
  • Persuasive and effective communication skills including experience presenting and clearly articulating coding strategies
 
What You Can Expect When You Apply

When your application is received, we will review it to see if you would be a potential fit for this role or other similar openings we may have available. If that’s the case, you will hear from us shortly. If not, your resume will be in our database and we will reach out when appropriate opportunities become available.
 
About Pinnacle
 
Pinnacle Recruiting & Staffing LLC is headquartered in Troy, NY and provides talent to technology organizations across the United States. Founded by experienced recruiters who have worked for the largest staffing firms in the world, we leverage that experience to provide the highest level of service to our clients and candidates, while still retaining the flexibility and personal touch of a smaller firm.
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