Front End Developer

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Company Name TEKsystems, Inc
Location NY
Date Posted September 11, 2013
Category Default
Job Type Full-Time


Job Classification: Contract


My client, a large and well known media company is looking for a Front end developer
that wants to be part of a great team and is interested in learning new technologies.


The front-end developer will be responsible for the development, integration and support of the front-end layer of our Grails-based MVC frameworks.

The responsibilities of the front-end developer will be to develop modular templates and reusable, object-oriented components using client-side technologies (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript) and templating languages (Groovy/GSP).

Technical Skills:

JavaScript, jQuery, Ajax

Familiar with:

Grails, Spring or comparable MVC framework
JSP or similar templating language
SVN or comparable source control

Nice to have:



5+ years of front-end development experience with enterprise-level sites
Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
Strong problem solving spirit
Expert knowledge and demonstrated experience with standards-based markup, pure CSS layouts and modern unobtrusive JavaScript techniques
Demonstrated ability to create valid, lean, semantically meaningful and cross-browser compatible markup from scratch
Object-oriented approach to front end development, embracing basic OOD/OOP concepts such as inheritance and code reuse
Comfortable working with an IDE (Eclipse) environment
Experience developing web sites for media companies is a plus
Experience with localization a plus
Experience with the Scrum framework or the Agile Development a plus
Must provide a list of URLs of recent projects with a detailed description of role for each project (i.e.: built entire site/only this module, responsible for styling only, developed js widget, built from scratch, reused existing template, worked alone/with a team etc.)
Develop page templates, reusable page modules, and other web components based on mockups, wireframes and functional specifications
Integrate components from other platforms into our framework including, but not limited to, social networking widgets, ad serving and reporting calls and third-party JavaScript libraries
Responsible for analyzing assigned tasks, providing accurate work estimates, and managing own time and to keep development on schedule
Attention to detail when writing code according to best practices and existing standards; Close attention to testing across multiple platforms and browsers
Collaborate with other developers in various groups across the company

There are two main projects this developer will be focusing on but will have the opportunity to get exposure to all projects across the board.

•**They are looking for clean and reusable code. Be able to code from scratch***

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