Junior Interactive Developer - Flash/HTML/CSS (Front End Developer)

Company: SapientNitro

General Information
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Location: Atlanta, GA
  • Educational Requirements: Bachelors Degree
Contact Information
  • Name: Melissa Pacheco
  • Phone: 617.851.4152
  • Email: mpacheco@sapient.com
  • Address: Melissa Pacheco, mpacheco@sapient.com
  • Website: http://www.sapientnitro.com


Welcome to SapientNitro, where ideas reign supreme. Here, customer experiences are what drive us, game-changing marketing is conceived, awards are won, and technology is at the very heart of bringing our creative ideas to life. There’s no shame in being ambitious here; career growth is a priority for us – we help one another climb, we don’t climb over one-another. Clients aren’t just customers, they’re partners. Integrity and a team-driven environment serve as incubators for entrepreneurial minds. Getting goose bumps? Good. If you’re ready to be an idea engineer with some of the best collaborators in the industry, let’s see where you can put your talents to work.
Job Title:
Jr. Interactive Developer - Front End Development 
Job Summary:
As a Front End Developer you will be responsible for delivering award winning, interactive interfaces to our clients. You will work independently, or as part of a team to take visual design concepts and convert them into high quality HTML based interfaces. You will have good understanding of best practice front-end development techniques and be happy producing standards and accessibility compliant code.
  • Develop front-end/presentation layer code, including (X)HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Translate visual designs into completed HTML pages while adhering to design specifications
  • Stay current with emerging front-end technologies and be able to promote their usage as project needs dictate
  • Work closely with back-end developers to ensure the integrity of the UI throughout the development life-cycle
  • Ensure cross-browser compatibility and resolve bugs where required
  • Identify tools, templates, and techniques that evolve existing approaches for the larger Creative Design community at Sapient
  • Based on functional specifications, optimize development for User Experience
Experience Guidelines:
  • Less than 1 year of professional work experience
  • Internship experience
  • Excellent knowledge of hand-coded (X)HTML and CSS
  • Experience in developing standards compliant, CSS based layouts
  • Understanding of SEO and accessibility issues and how they relate to development
  • Graphics manipulation/optimization skills using Photoshop, Illustrator. etc.
  • Heroic get-it-done attitude
  • Good communication skills
  • Be a team player
  • Positive and eager to learn
  • Ability to thrive under tight deadlines
  • Able to manage time efficiently
  • Experience working on large branded websites a plus
  • Knowledge of the Adobe suite of products, particularly Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Knowledge of JavaScript/UI libraries and their use in implementing AJAX solutions a plus
  • Experience working with CMS, Portal technologies, and/or backend frameworks (Java, .NET) a plus
  • Frequent travel may be required
  • Graduation date May 2012-August 2013
  • Must be eliglbe to work in the US
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited College or University
About SapientNitro
SapientNitroSM, part of Sapient®, is an integrated marketing and technology services firm. We create and engineer highly relevant experiences that accelerate business growth and fuel brand advocacy for our clients. By combining multi-channel marketing, multi-channel commerce, and the technology that binds them, we influence customer behavior across the spectrum of content, communication and commerce channels, resulting in deeper, more meaningful relationships between customers and brands. SapientNitro services global leaders such as Chrysler, Citi, The Coca-Cola Company, Lufthansa, Target and Vodafone through our operations in North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. For more information, visit http://www.sapientnitro.com/ or follow us on Twitter @sapientnitro.  
Sapient is a registered service mark of Sapient Corporation.
*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this role, which include hearing, speaking, typing, and occasionally moving and/or lifting up to 15 pounds.


How to Apply: E-mail Melissa Pacheco, mpacheco@sapient.com