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Front End Developer

Bloomfield, Connecticut | Job #312518

We are looking for a talented Front End Developer in Bloomfield, CT for a temporary hire.  The Front End Developer is a mobile-first evangelist and a big-picture thinker who works fluidly across multiple media experiences. You will manage individual work on assigned projects to ensure deadlines are met while effectively communicating with our project team on status and next steps. The Front End Developer translates business objectives into creative solutions with technical implementations that integrate seamlessly with back end technologies. If you are passionate about developing rich interactive digital solutions that move a brand forward, we’d like to meet you.

Front End Developer Responsibilities:
  • Produce HTML/CSS/JavaScript  code from design documentation for integration into desktop and mobile websites and web application.
  • Understand cross-browser and cross-platform concepts and concerns.
  • Ensure code and design quality through the execution of test plans.
  • Develop coding standards, methodology and repeatable processes.
  • Strong attention to detail and understanding of UX and visual design concepts to provide leadership perspective on front and backend technologies and their overall impact on the creative process.
  • Work closely with internal and external design, business, and technical counterparts.
  • Provide technical leadership at a project level.
  • Mentor associate or junior developers.
  • Align client goals with digital best practices and stay current on digital trends.
  • Partner with all stakeholders, clients, creative staff, and key vendors to ensure realistic, actionable plans are put in place.
  • Lead conversations with partners by asking the right questions, getting to the heart of digital assignment.
  • Responsible for meeting deadlines from project start to finish and staying on budget. In addition, responsible for knowing in scope versus out of scope changes and being able to effectively communicate those changes to the team.
Front End Developer Requirements: 
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work well under deadline pressure.
  • Passionate and have a desire to learn and report on industry/competitive  trends.
  • 3+ years of experience working at an advertising, design, consulting agency, web startup, or equivalent education/professional  experience.
  • 3+ years of experience with: HTML/5 and CSS/3, JavaScript, jQuery.
  • Adobe Creative Suite.
  • 1+ years of experience with Responsive Design, grid frameworks (Bootstrap, Foundation, etc.), and developing on multi-platform/multi-browser compatibility (IE 8+, Chrome, Firefox, and Safari) on Mac, PC, tablets and mobile devices.
  • Experience building production level code for at least 1 project with either Angular or ReactJS.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills with an ability to thrive in a fast-paced production deadline- driven environment both internal and client facing.Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / Marketing / Advertising / Interactive Design / Graphic Design or equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrates strong problem-solving abilities at all levels.
About The BOSS Group:
We offer an attractive compensation package including competitive salary, 401(k) plan, weekly paychecks, holiday pay and a health benefits program. 

A specialist in placing creative, marketing and digital talent, The BOSS Group, offers temporary and direct hire/full-time positions with corporations, associations design agencies and non-profit organizations across the U.S. With 28 years of experience staffing and recruiting top creative talent we seek the best placement for you.  The BOSS Group is an equal opportunity employer. 

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Job ID: 312518TA