Saturday, 10 June 2017

Required: 9+ years- UI Developer- Peoria, IL

Job Title: UI Developer
Location: Peoria, IL
Duration: 6+ months Contract

Responsibilities:
What you’ll do
Develop responsive web interfaces
Build reusable code and libraries for future use
Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
Optimize front-end code for performance and scalability
Work with designers to create pixel-perfect representations of visual comps
Work with stakeholders and architects to deliver critical functionality to users
Perform automated and manual testing for accessibility, performance, and cross-browser compatibility
Support back end integrators and QA analysts with the testing and deployment of your code to production environments
Stay abreast on design trends, technologies, and best practices
Work independently without excessive oversight
Make project technology recommendations

What experience you need
Deep understanding of web standards, responsive web design, and atomic/modular design principles
5+ years’ experience developing critical, large scale customer facing web applications / sites with high volume and high-reliability requirements
Strong knowledge and experience in n-tier web applications with knowledge of the different tiers including web servers, application servers, databases and infrastructure
Extensive UI development proficiencies, including:
HTML / HTML5
CSS / CSS3 / SCSS
JavaScript
Custom JS coding is ideal along with knowledge of client-side libraries and frameworks such as jQuery, React, and Angular
Front-end build tools such as Grunt/Gulp, Assemble, Bower, Yeoman, Node
Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
Form validation
Use of version control software, such as Git
Web accessibility utilizing WCAG, Section 508, and WAI-ARIA standards
Experience with cross-platform, cross-device, and cross-browser testing
Excellent communication skills, including the ability to interface with multiple teams
Strong presentation skills, ability to explain technical considerations and recommendations to both peers and clients/stakeholders

What other qualities will help you succeed
Experience with UI Frameworks, the ability to develop quickly, experience with RAD/Agile methods
Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image. Familiarity with tools such as Photoshop is a must.
Eye for detail
Critical thinking skills to understand user needs and business goals, and translate them into well-designed code
Good understanding of user experience principles
Security mindedness in development practices
Prototyping, usability and/or UI design, web services
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and meet aggressive deadlines
Be energetic, motivated, team oriented, and a fast learner
Comfortable working on a Mac
BS in Computer Science / Engineering a plus

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