Front End Developer

Location  US – Boulder/Longmont, Colorado

Field   Web Development 

Employment Type:  Freelance Contract

Limina is looking for a talented Front End Developer to work with its established team of cross-functional UX and Technical professionals. We present a unique opportunity for talented individuals who thrive in creative, entrepreneurial environments. If you’re excited about the challenge of building a dynamic company, community, and brand—and are passionate about creating new applications, this could be the place for you.

The front end developer is responsible for the creation and implementation of the front end (themed interfaces) for websites and web-applications based on design files provided by the UX design team.  We are looking for a full time or part-time front end developer with excellent development skills, great organizational and interpersonal skills with both experienced who is driven to create awesome complex and visually rich experiences. The candidate must have experience in front end development and it is a HUGE bonus if it is with either Drupal or SharePoint.  

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work in teams to help build and develop the front end of websites and web-based applications
  • Participate in daily and weekly status meetings
  • Report time and work details on a daily basis
  • Record detailed descriptions of work performed and documentation of progress
  • Communicate regularly project leadership and management
  • Develop and build with best practice and code excellence in mind

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Solid familiarity with version control GIT or other such technologies 
  • Expert in HTML and CSS
  • Very capable with Javascript 
  • Expert in converting visual compositions (PSD/Sketch) into HTML and CSS markup 
  • Must have high attention to detail, capable of pixel-perfect page construction that performs well across browsers in responsive implementations 
  • Must be highly skilled with Photoshop, Illustrator, and Sketch
  • Must write clean, semantic, valid markup and modular, cascading, reusable CSS
  • Must have solid demonstrated experience writing/using Javascript and jQuery
  • Must have knowledge of HTML5 tags 
  • Bonus points for progressive enhancement techniques
  • Knowledge of WCAG compliance a plus 
  • Experience with common jQuery plugins a plus (e.g., Fancybox, Cycle, ScrollTo) 

BENEFITS

  • Competitive base salary with bonus structure
  • Great Benefits Package
  • Upward mobility
  • Fun and challenging work environment

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE

  • Has a general understanding of project management principles. (Agile, Iterative, Waterfall)
  • Has a strong work ethic, a drive for success and a proactive attitude
  • Is analytical and creative with excellent organizational skills – Is able to manage and prioritize multiple tasks effectively
  • Is comfortable in a fast-paced environment, working across multiple projects simultaneously without errors
  • Understands the big picture and detailed design implications (business/technical) of the design direction
  • Must be a friendly team player who enjoys challenges and learning new skills and techniques
  • Is able to synthesize innovative yet practical solutions by combining our clients’ requirements with user-centered design best practices 
  • Has a willingness to show knowledge through client presentations as well as industry meetups/events, internal knowledge transfer meetings, and webinars.

GENERAL CONSULTING SKILLS

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with teams and clients 
  • Strong electronic note-taking and documentation
  • Consulting with clients and internal teams to establish strategic, measurable objectives for projects 
  • Setting and meeting internal and client-facing expectations on time with high-quality deliverables 
  • Facilitating client workshops and discussions
  • Educating staff and clients on matters related to front-end development
  • Comfortable working with remote team members
  • Comfortable working with both waterfall and agile software development processes 
  • Expected to travel occasionally for business purposes
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ABOUT LIMINA

  • Our mission is to enable, expand and enhance human potential by simplifying complex computer interactions and creating more usable systems.
  • We’re fueled by empowering users to meet their maximum potential by elevating the quality of their work experience.
  • We thrive on creating highly useful and usable systems for maximum business value.
  • We specialize in technical and user experience design leadership for complex systems design and development.
  • We embrace agile practices, open source software solutions, and lean UX design practice.
  • Our relationships matter. We fulfill and maintain long-term contracts with venture-backed start-ups, large companies, and government agencies.
  • We maintain expertise at the forefront of innovation through our human-computer interaction work with both startup and enterprise breakthrough technologies.

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