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Interface Developer

Ascedia is seeking a detail-oriented front end developer with approximately 2-5 years of experience to join our Interface Development team in our Milwaukee office. By choosing Ascedia, you choose to work at a digital consultancy with nearly two decades of experience with a compassionate, dedicated team who all have an insatiable thirst for learning and growth in a collaborative, supportive environment, creating work and a culture you can be proud of.

Position Summary

You will be responsible for writing well-defined code, adhering to established standards of quality for documentation and coding. During your day you will be working with cross functional groups and are expected to communicate effectively with individuals from different technical backgrounds.  It will be important that you identify and communicate issues and problems that arise. Some days you will be working independently while other days you may be working with several team members and your ability to adapt to this will be key to your success. 

Your work will range from small maintenance items, mid-sized projects that could take 4-6 weeks, to large-scale projects spanning multiple months.  You will be expected to embrace working in an engaging, fast-paced, results-orientated culture.

Key Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain web-based applications based on client needs and specifications
  • Convert wireframes and mockups into clean HTML/CSS markup with a strong focus on cross-browser/platform compatibility and performance, clarity, and maintainability
  • Build efficient and reusable HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Communicate with project/account managers to clearly convey progress or bring to light any potential roadblocks throughout a project
  • Participate in occasional gathering of requirements for projects and writing project scope documents and/or user stories.

Expectations

  • You are a strategic thinker; you take ownership of issues, moving between diverse tasks with cooperation and persistence to motivate and bring out the best in those around you
  • Maintain proficiency in front end development and implementation
  • Ability to work with an agile mindset when needed
  • Manage time efficiently while balancing training with completing assigned tasks
  • Occasional client engagement; must be able to present ideas for solutions to clients and internal project members
  • Actively participate in identifying problem areas and areas of opportunity
  • Continuously monitor industry trends, technologies, and standards; research, recommend, and apply new web technologies as they emerge
  • Work under the guidance and oversight of the Interface Development Supervisor, Senior Interface Developers, and Technical Team Leads
  • Accurate and prompt time entry

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • 2-5 years of in-depth experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Detailed knowledge of progressive HTML/CSS techniques as they relate to various browser vendor/version limitations
  • Proficient with version control systems and workflow automation tools
  • Proficient with front end CSS/JS Frameworks such as Bootstrap
  • Strong understanding of progressive enhancement
  • Proficient with creating mobile-first responsive layouts
  • Strong sense of initiative and ability to work under pressure
  • Solid understanding of development within content management systems (WordPress, Kentico, Sitecore, Drupal, etc.) a plus
  • Understanding of measuring, monitoring, and optimizing website performance
  • Understanding of measuring, monitoring, and optimizing website accessibility
  • Previous work on projects using agile development highly desired
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to articulate technical issues, recommendations, and benefits to a non-technical audience.
  • Excellent organizational, time and self-management skills
  • Detail-oriented mindset
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Graphic Design, or related discipline a plus

Benefits

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account Available
  • Flexible Spending Account Available
  • 401(k) Program with Employer Match
  • Ability to work from home when the need arises
  • Casual Dress
  • Open Environment
  • Summer Hours
  • And More!

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