Front End Developer

Creative Atlanta, Georgia


Description

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The Front End Developer will work as part of our developer team to conceive and build interactive experiences, with a focus on front end development.  The role encompasses everything from R&D and prototyping through to robust implementation of large-scale interactive experiences.  Proficient web development focused on producing high quality code, pixel-perfect layouts, learning new technologies and pushing the state of the art on the web are critical for success.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Concept and develop in collaboration across agency teams

 

  • Build prototype concepts to demonstrate and test approaches

 

  • Bring new and innovative ideas to the table that result in sound strategic thinking for holistic campaigns

 

  • Maintain PHP/MySQL/HTML/WordPress websites

 

  • Understand client needs and challenges turning them into a visual solution

 

  • Produce neat, tested, readable and well documented code

 

  • Present work effectively to internal teams and occasionally clients

 

  • Support the development and integration of ecommerce solutions

 

  • Provide technical visual recommendations to client, answering any questions and advising on issues

 

  • Maintain constant industry awareness around new ideas, emerging technology, agency resources and business solutions

 

  • Mentor and develop junior team members to grow talent

 

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • 1-3 years of front-end development experience, Agency experience a plus (portfolio required)
  • Strong knowledge of WordPress (custom post types, custom fields, plugins, theming and database integration)
  • Skilled in HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript, graceful degradation and progressive enhancement
  • Working experience in MySQL and familiarity with SQL commands
  • Experience integrating 3rd party API’s
  • Ability to test & QA code prior to development
  • Capable of debugging and refractoring existing PHP code
  • Skilled in writing, debugging and testing JavaScript

 

ATTRIBUTES FOR SUCCESS:

  • Enthusiastic with a constant desire to learn and evolve
  • Able to meet deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Positive, resourceful and problem-solving attitude
  • Extremely high-level of focus on quality and detail