Our client is a well-established multinational personal genomics company that offers personalized health and wellness reports, insights, and recommendations is looking for a Front-End Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming.
You should have at least 5 years of frontend experience. Responsibilities will include translation of the UI / UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application.
You will work with the UI / UX designer and bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks as well as how it works.
Develop new user-facing features
Build reusable code and libraries for future use
Ensure the technical feasibility of UI / UX designs
Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end
Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
Help in converting our current Full stack web application into API based application
Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and frameworks, including jQuery
Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image.
Familiarity with tools such as Gimp or Photoshop is a plus.
Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
Proficient understanding of code versioning tool (Git)
Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them