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Sr. Front-end Developer

We are open to freelance and part-time arrangements.

We’re always looking for skilled Front-end Engineers. We look for both a mastery of the hands-on aspects of web interface engineering, as well as an ability to design solid front-end architectures that integrate with other systems and technologies; and, the ability to effectively communicate these solutions verbally and in written documentation.

Responsibilities include participating in the development of client side engineering solutions; the hand coding of web-based applications, web pages, and web-based mobile experiences; integrating your code with other technologies (Flash, Web Services, client back-end systems, content management systems, etc); optimizing performance of front-end applications; and working with visual designers, interaction designers and software engineers.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • 3+ years web development experience
  • Ability to write standards compliant, accessible, SEO-optimized XHTML & CSS
  • Solid understanding of cross-browser/platform issues and code solutions.
  • Practical understanding of HTML5 and CSS3.
  • Experience using JS Frameworks (jQuery, MooTools, YUI, etc…).
  • Ability to produce well-formed, optimized, unobtrusive JS with scalability and extensibility in mind.
  • Ability to develop against a variety of web architectures and services (HTTP, SOAP, REST, etc.)
  • Experience with industry standard design tools (e.g. Adobe Photoshop)
  • Familiarity with one of the following: Drupal, Joomla, WordPress.
  • Experience working within MVC frameworks
  • Experience with source control (SVN, GitHub, or Mercurial).
  • Excellent time management, problem solving, teamwork, and communication skills.
  • Ability to follow technical specifications and production processes.

Skill pluses:

  • Experience with server-side scripting (PHP, .Net, Java, etc…).
  • Familiarity with integrating major 3rd party APIs (Facebook Open Graph, Twitter, Google Maps, YouTube, Open Social, etc…).
  • Experience with mobile web development
  • Experience with Flex/Flash (AS3)

Compensation

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience and skill breadth.

To apply

Send your resume and a note regarding your interest to team@xif.com.