Front end Developer

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Company Name TEKsystems, Inc
Location IL
Date Posted October 26, 2012
Category Default
Job Type Full-Time


Job Classification: Contract

The User Experience team is looking for a front-end developer with at least three years of experience. The ideal candidate should be able to quickly hand-code clean HTML and CSS from Photoshop comps and wire frames and have a basic understanding of interaction design and user-centered design methods and practices.

The front-end developer will take on new development initiatives and platform enhancements across the clients brand properties. Responsibilities will include recommending appropriate interactive technologies, conduct code walkthroughs and quality assurance with development teams. The individual will report to the manager of front-end development in User Experience.

Developer should have -
- 3+ years experience coding to W3C standards with HTML, XHTML, DHTML, CSS, XML, RSS, JavaScript, AJAX, Flash and other related interactive technologies.
- 1+ years experience in e-commerce, retail merchandising/marketing, advertising, product development, e-commerce or related fields.
- Strong HTML, XHTML, DHTML, CSS and XML programming skills, including ?table-less? coding practices.
- Proficiency in JavaScript, Flash, Adobe Photoshop/Image Ready, Adobe Illustrator, and Macromedia Flash.
- The ability to create clean, precise browser-compatible code and reusable code libraries.
- Knowledge to turn business and user requirements into elegant user interfaces and compelling interactive experiences.
- A comprehensive portfolio.
- Excellent communication skills and a respect for other perspectives.
- Expert conflict resolution skills, with the ability to negotiate with stakeholders.
- Organized, self-directed, efficient and able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks across multiple projects, under tight deadlines.

A big plus to have includes the following:
- Experience with Web site localization issues and Web accessibility standards.
- Experience with IBM Web Sphere, JSP, Swing and Struts (a definite asset, but not required).
- Degree in marketing, visual communication, graphic arts, computer science or related area.
- Agency/design firm experience.

Join TEKsystems® and get your career on the fast track. As the leading technology staffing and services firm, we are passionate about deploying high-caliber IT and communications expertise. To satisfy our constant need for expertise, we actively seek talented Technical Professionals with all levels of information technology and communications skills. TEKsystems knows that every professional has different needs, so we'll work together to determine a suitable benefits package. We offer options to our Technical Professionals that could include: a health plan, 401k, provisions for vacation and holiday pay, and technical and professional training. With a foundation as the nation's largest IT staffing firm, we've become a billion-dollar services company by blending superior client service with an unrivaled ability to source and manage talent to precise specifications, resulting in successful technology executions. Allegis Group and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. M/F/D/V