Front End Web Developer

Rockville , MD
Oct 16, 2020
Oct 28, 2020
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 a front-end developer to join our exciting, collaborative environment and provide design implementation support. The candidate will be part of the Interaction Design studio and will work with designated project teams to produce top-notch, innovative digital solutions.

Job Responsibilities:

• Develop responsive and modern user interfaces based on provided UX/UI wireframes, design compositions, and style guides:

• Collaborate with designers, UX/Information Architect, project teams, and programmers to develop interactive products:

• Craft quality code and solutions for maintainability and extensibility:

• Participate in requirements gathering and offer solutions.

Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree with 2 years of relevant experience.

• Extensive skills with custom HTML5, CSS 3, JavaScript, Bootstrap, Sass, jQuery, jQuery plugins, and APIs.

• Experience developing responsive and mobile adaptive websites.

• Knowledge of version control systems, such as Git and TFS.

• Understanding of design and web production best practices, including (but not limited to) web usability standards, cross-browser compatibility, and building page templates.

• Experience with 508 Compliance.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Certificate for completion of Full Stack Development Bootcamps or General Assemblies.

• Familiar with SharePoint. 

• Ability to code micro-animations and transitions.

• Familiar with modern web trends and techniques.

Candidate must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to manage multiple simultaneous tasks and shifting priorities and work independently and in a team environment.

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

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 expression, or any other protected status under applicable law.

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