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Senior Front-End Developer - Sunnyvale

AKQA, San Francisco

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At AKQA we believe in the imaginative application of art and science to create beautiful ideas, products and services. With an entrepreneurial and collaborative approach, we design adaptive digital services and applications that capture the imagination, delivering impressive returns for our clients. 

AKQA offers our staff the opportunity to produce meaningful work for world-class companies in one of the world's most vibrant and beautiful cities.

AKQA Senior Developers participate in the creation of sophisticated digital experiences and must have advanced understanding of front-end web development. AKQA Front-end Developers have a strong dedication to recent and upcoming technologies, as well as the drive to develop innovative technical solutions. As a Senior Front-End Developer at AKQA, you will work with a team of highly skilled people – each with strong opinions about various technologies, frameworks and approaches to delivery. 

*Candidates for this role must be available to work on-site in Sunnyvale, CA.

 

ROLE REQUIREMENTS

  • In-depth knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript, and other web development/production tools
  • Expert in JavaScript with an emphasis on Vanilla JS rather than helper libraries or frameworks
  • Ability to independently develop JavaScript prototypes which includes research and proof of concept development.
  • Experience with templates and task automation including handlebars, NPM and Gulp
  • Advanced knowledge of responsive web design
  • Experience with translating comps and wireframes into flexible and usable code
  • Experience implementing pixel perfect designs across a broad range of browsers and devices
  • Experience using version control software(git) in multi-developer team
  • Experience with Photoshop
  • Experience with developing large customer-facing websites

 

QUALITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS

  • 5+ years’ experience working as a front-end developer
  • Eager to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Experience with web application development
  • Able to articulate their ideas to a team
  • Thrives when facing new challenges in improving client deliverables
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and able to interact professionally with a diverse group of people
  • Boundlessly creative and relentlessly attentive to detail

 

AKQA is an Equal Opportunities Employer, we believe that diversity is vital to AKQA’s ability to provide our clients with the best recommendations and are committed to fostering a varied and inclusive work environment. Your race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or veteran status have no bearing on our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

About AKQA

About us The imaginative application of art and science. AKQA is home to 2,100 professionals in 23 studios across the USA, Europe, Asia, and Australasia.

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