Junior Interactive Developer - Site Development

Company: SapientNitro


General Information
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Educational Requirements: Bachelors Degree
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Qualifications:

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.

 Responsibilities:

    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

 Education:

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited College or University

 

How to Apply: Send email with attached resume to: Neil Frank nfrank@sapient.com