Front End Developer/Technical Advisor

7 days left

Rockville, MD
Jun 14, 2019
Jul 03, 2019
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Job Summary:

Westat is seeking an experienced front-end developer with extensive technical knowledge and ability to implement custom interface designs, innovative web techniques, strong Drupal theming/development skills, and clearly consult with and articulate digital strategy to clients. Candidates will advise stakeholders and project teams on best practices, methodology, and systematic approaches. Candidates will work in an exciting, collaborative, and fast-paced environment within the Interaction and Interface design studio.

Job Responsibilities:

· Advise stakeholders and project teams on best practices, methodology, and systematic approaches.

· Collaborate with UX/IA architect, UI designers and project teams to develop custom responsive websites for web and mobile platforms.

· Collaborate with .NET/ASP programmers to implement custom HTML/CSS templates.

· Conduct, report and communicate extensive industry-related research and provide technical guidance to other team members and stakeholders.

· Manage and maintain studio's Drupal best practices and technical knowledge base.

· Create, manage, update and fine tune existing project templates.

Basic Qualifications:

· A bachelor's degree is required with a minimum of 8 years of experience in Drupal programming.

· Possess strong front-end development skills using the latest HTML/CSS code standards and methodology.

· Knowledge of current 508 compliance requirements, accessibility, and usability best practices.

Candidates must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Westat experience is preferred.

Westat offers competitive benefits with ESOP, 401k, Health, Dental, paid vacation, sick and holiday leave, professional development as well as other benefits.

Any offer of employment may be contingent upon receipt of acceptable results from a post-offer background screening, if required for the position, based on the specific position which may include, for example, identity verification, employment history, or criminal records history.

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity, or any other protected status under applicable law.

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