Senior Web Developer

5 - 7 years experience  •  Software

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/16/17
Woodland Hills, CA
5 - 7 years experience
Software
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/16/17

The Sr. Web Developer candidate will work to create to rich interfaces, functionality, and web-based applications. This position will help provided technical leadership to their project team, help mentor and train junior developers, help drive feature design and discovery, as well as feature planning and technical design.

This position will not just be responsible for writing code, but also to partner with and support Product Management and UX team members in order to ensure features and approaches are well planned, designed, and executed, in order to provide the best possible experience to our clients in the most efficient ways possible.

This candidate should excel in all components of the Rich Internet Application development skill set, and be an expert throughout the Front End skillset (JavaScript, HTML4 & 5, CSS2 & 3, site performance and tuning, asset bundling, asset pipelines, templating, and unit testing). 

Responsibilities

  • Design, build, and enhance the Front End of a large scale and high traffic web application
  • Develop, design, and maintain simple, intuitive, and feature-rich dynamic interfaces and components, driving for an optimized and responsive experience for our users
  • Work with Creative and UX departments to ensure user interface consistency, optimization, adherence to established page types and style guides, and driving the interface forward to modern and intuitive user interactions
  • Mentor junior team members with complex interface design solutions
  • Monitor, analyze, and improve performance and responsiveness of the web application, and specifically the Front End components and infrastructure
  • Be a contributing member of a tight-knit and forward thinking team of front end engineers who have fun and work hard, and hold themselves to very high standards
  • Stay current with technology and industry best practices, with an eye towards applicable use or learnings from those technologies that can be leveraged for the product, team, environment, or processes

Qualifications

  • 4+ years as a Lead Developer for UI/Front End/RIA projects
  • 5+ years of experience working with and developing in large scale, high traffic/performance web applications
  • Expert level experience writing JavaScript, CSS2/3, HTML4/5
  • Expert in site tuning and performance optimization (HTTP Profiling, PageSpeed, etc.), including asset bundling, and minification
  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications, with a proven history at being able to work and collaborate effectively with non-technical team members and/or stakeholders
  • Expert knowledge of cross-browser compatibility issues, browser degradation/progressive enhancement strategies, optimization and accessibility techniques
  • Strong knowledge of website analytics and A/B testing tools
  • Mobile web application experience is a plus

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