Senior/Lead Front End Developer

Employer
Jellyfish Online Marketing US
Location
Reston, VA
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Hours
Full Time
Jellyfish is looking for a Senior/Lead Front End Developers to work within our Reston, VA Office. If you enjoy design, coding, sharing ideas and love being part of a collaborative team within a growing, international agency, then this is the role for you. Jellyfish is a diverse digital marketing agency which means you'll work on anything from simple content managed websites to advanced mobile apps and lead generation projects. Day to day you'll be working with our dedicated Project Management team and internal studio. You'll be responsible for building different applications and sites for our external clients and several Jellyfish-owned products and services. We add to these all the time so there'll always be new challenges to work with.Create standards-compliance, cross browser compatible CSS & HTML code.Provide strong problem-solving skills, including troubleshooting production systems.Define, maintain and implement style guides, standards, reusable markup and best practices for client-side coding.Creating, editing or modifying templates for a CMS or web development framework.Programming interaction with JavaScript and/or a library such as jQuery, YUI or Prototype.Testing cross-browser, cross-platform, and/or cross-device compatibility for inconsistencies.Ability to explore and introduce new Front End API'sHigh attention to detail, excellent organization skills and efficient problem solver.Coach and mentor, including code reviews, mock projects, and tutelage for middleweight and junior team members.Familiar executing projects following Agile and Waterfall principlesTesting for compliance to specified standards such as accessibility standards in the client's region or domain.Comfort with working in time management systems and leveraging centralized communication channels for project collaborationConducting observational user testing, or reviewing designs against usability heuristics.A proactive attitude to problem solving and an understanding of the role of development in a creative environment.Be willing to work in a research capacity - to find and test and critically review open-source frameworks and technologies. Bachelor's degree or equivalent7+ years of experienceDigital marketing agency experience a plusExperience in a front end developer role, with substantial experience and application of:HTML5, XHTML, XMLCSS3 and and pre-processors such as SASSDebugging code effectivelyJavaScript experience including knowledge of jQueryCMS IntegrationPerformance optimizationExperience of using GithubCommand line experience preferredUnderstanding of how large MVC Applications functionTDD / BDD experience a plusKnowledge of Concrete5, Joomla, WordPress, Drupal and other similar CMS frameworksBackend development experience preferred in either PHP, C#, Node.js or RubyUnderstanding and application of User Experience (UX) principleUnderstanding of Linux CLI and general knowledge of working with MySQL through a similar interfaceExperience with handling the difference between desktop and mobile browser as well as the techniques for building web apps to run on both PI95343635 Company Description: Jellyfish, the world's biggest boutique agency, delivers digital marketing solutions across the world for a host of impressive brands from their offices in the US, UK, and South Africa. The agency's award-winning combination of technology and talent help it to deliver paid media, SEO, social media, analytics, optimization, creative and development solutions. Jellyfish delivers full-service digital strategies across a wide range of industries, including education, healthcare, retail, and B2B. Its impressive list of clients includes Samsung Display, Fitbit, Carfax, Under Armour, Toyota, and Walden University. The international team of 350 employees, nearly 100 in the US, all with industry recognized qualifications, combine a deep understanding of user interaction online combined with advanced technologies. Above all, the agency understands how the convergence of marketing channels, platforms, and devices can be used effectively to create an overall winning strategy.Jellyfish is a DoubleClick Certified Marketing Partner, as well as a Google Analytics 360 Certified Partner and Reseller. The agency nurtures strong partnerships and holds annual joint events with key industry leaders Microsoft, DoubleClick, Facebook, and Google. Recent award wins include Search Engine Land'A s Landys SEM Agency of the year, RAR Digital Award for On Budget campaigns and the Silver Stevie Award for Company of the Year in Advertising, Marketing, and Public Relations at the International Business Awards. For Jellyfish, it's not only the performance of their solutions that are important, but it's the way they manage their clients. As an independent, Jellyfish have the flexibility and autonomy to respond to the needs of their clients, committing to do this with care.