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Front End Developer

Front end developer 5 Months Remote Front End/UI Developer Job Description

As a UI developer, you will be a part of Perficient Digital s Engineering practice developing UIs for critical, large scale customer facing web commerce front-end applications and websites.

You will work closely with stakeholders, visual designers, UX architects, and user researchers to bring web experiences to life. You will build web component libraries, templates, and client-side applications that will be deployed across a wide range of platforms and environments.

Perficient Digital is developing cutting-edge user interfaces used by some of the largest companies in the world. You will leverage the latest front end technologies, tools, and frameworks to produce UIs that push industry standards for accessibility, usability, and performance. We want someone who is excited to learn, try new things, and challenge themselves daily.

You should be equally as passionate about creating beautiful and usable interfaces as you are about crafting elegant code. We want someone who can not only develop amazing experiences, but also collaborate effectively with our best-of-class Visual Design team. Our ideal UI Developer should have a great eye for detail and design to support their development skillset.

What you ll do
  • Develop responsive web interfaces
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize front-end code for performance and scalability
  • Work with designers to create pixel-perfect representations of visual comps
  • Work with stakeholders and architects to deliver critical functionality to users
  • Perform automated and manual testing for accessibility, performance, and cross-browser compatibility
  • Support back end integrators and QA analysts with the testing and deployment of your code to production environments
  • Stay abreast on design trends, technologies, and best practices
  • Work independently without excessive oversight
  • Make project technology recommendations
  • Deep understanding of web standards, responsive web design, and atomic/modular design principles
  • 5+ years experience developing critical, large scale customer facing web applications / sites with high volume and high-reliability requirements
  • Strong knowledge and experience in n-tier web applications with knowledge of the different tiers including web servers, application servers, databases and infrastructure
  • Extensive UI development proficiencies, including:
  • HTML / HTML5
  • CSS / CSS3 / SCSS
  • JavaScript
  • Custom JS coding is ideal along with knowledge of client-side libraries and frameworks such as jQuery, React, and Angular
  • Front-end build tools such as Grunt/Gulp, Assemble, Bower, Yeoman, Node
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Form validation
  • Use of version control software, such as Git
  • Web accessibility utilizing WCAG, Section 508, and WAI-ARIA standards
  • Experience with cross-platform, cross-device, and cross-browser testing
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to interface with multiple teams
  • Strong presentation skills, ability to explain technical considerations and recommendations to both peers and clients/stakeholders
  • What other qualities will help you succeed
    • Experience with UI Frameworks, the ability to develop quickly, experience with RAD/Agile methods
    • Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image. Familiarity with tools such as Photoshop is a must.
    • Eye for detail
    • Critical thinking skills to understand user needs and business goals, and translate them into well-designed code
    • Good understanding of user experience principles
    • Security mindedness in development practices
    • Prototyping, usability and/or UI design, web services
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and meet aggressive deadlines
    • Be energetic, motivated, team oriented, and a fast learner
    • Comfortable working on a Mac
    • BS in Computer Science / Engineering a plus


    Geetha Makarand




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