Senior Developer

Scout Digital

Location: Burlington, Vermont

Type: Full Time

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Experience: 5 - 10 Years

Scout Digital is looking for an experienced web developer to join our growing team. The ideal candidate has over five years of experience building web applications and custom websites for clients, as well as providing creative solutions to improve and develop new products.  The Developer’s main objective is to combine technology and design to create inviting, easy-to-use websites for our clients. By collaborating with internal team members to understand the needs of the client, the Developer will optimize websites for different formats like desktops and mobile phones, and run tests to ensure code performs the correct functions.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Work with UX/UI and development teams to develop the overall look and design of a website
  • Produce, maintain and modify websites and user interfaces
  • Incorporate applications, graphics, audio and video clips into client websites
  • Create tools that enhance the user’s website experience
  • Build responsive sites for mobile and desktop web experiences, ensuring websites are accessible across many platforms
  • Routinely test websites for ease of use, speed and other quality factors; fix any website issues or bugs that arise
  • Work in collaboration with backend developers to ensure proper implementation of website data and functionality
  • Continue to expand knowledge of new technologies, as well as strengthen current knowledge base
  • Follow the latest advancements in front end technologies and techniques
  • Review code and mentor other developers on best-practices for front end development

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Experience developing web-based responsive applications
  • Fluent in HTML/CSS/Javascript and able to develop rich client experiences from mockups from the ground up
  • Experience with CSS preprocessors such as LESS or SASS
  • Experience building responsive templates using bootstrap
  • Front end and visualization experience using JavaScript and extensive experience with jQuery Libraries, React.js, or native JS for DOM manipulation
  • Experience using web templating engines, such as Blade, Twig, or Handlebars
  • Experience using JSX or similar Javascript templating extensions
  • Experience with CMS platforms, such as WordPress, Shopify or Hybris
  • Experience using web templating engines
  • Extensive knowledge of respective browser compatibility issues (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Chrome).
  • Experience integrating iframes
  • Experience loading product and content data onto management tools
  • Experience with front end build tools such as webpack, gulp, grunt, etc.
  • Experience with development processes including git
  • Experience in working with client and offshore team to ensure seamless delivery
  • Creative, artistic and understanding of how humans interact with computers
  • An impeccable eye for detail with the ability to match your UI to any design in a cross-browser and device environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with an affinity for problem-solving
  • Ability to self-manage during projects and proactively raise issues/concerns to the team
  • A desire to own a project from beginning to end, with a strong sense of pride in a job exceptionally done

JOB SPECIFICATIONS / QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering or equivalent experience
  • Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Thorough understanding of web design and SEO optimization
  • Experience in cross-platform website design
  • Nice to haves, but not required: Experience with React or similar JS libraries, WordPress experience, PHP, and MySQL
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in web or app development, preferably in WordPress

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