Front-End Developer

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Overview

Fifteen4 is looking for an experienced Front-End Developer to assist our team on a 3-month contract in developing an immersive and interactive web experience for a well-known international technology company. As a Front-End Developer, you will work closely with our Digital team to fully understand the project goals and to flesh out the project’s requirements. From there, you will turn those requirements into a strikingly beautiful and meticulously efficient reality. Communicating openly with members of the Fifteen4 Digital team during discovery, design, development, and beyond will be essential.

Remote candidates are encouraged to apply, although local Baltimore or Washington D.C.-based candidates are preferred.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist the Digital team in designing out a technical approach to the experience.
  • Collaborate with other developers to implement required solutions based on the agreed-upon approach.
  • Participate in status calls and reviews both internally and with the client as needed.
  • Report directly to the Senior UX Developer.

Required Skills

  • Proficiency with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript development principles.
  • Proficiency with CSS pre-processors such as Sass, Less, etc.
  • Proficiency with functional and object-oriented JavaScript (ES6+ with Babel)
  • Proficiency with Javascript animation libraries such as GSAP, etc.
  • Experience with HTML5 Canvas and associated frameworks such as FabricJS, etc.
  • Experience with automated build tools such as Webpack, Gulp, etc.
  • Experience pulling assets from a .sketch/.ps/.ai file, etc.
  • Self-motivation, attention to detail, and resourceful problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication skills in a collaborative environment.
  • Ability to adhere to strict deadlines.

Nice-to-haves

  • 5+ years experience in front-end development
  • Experience with front-end frameworks such as React, Angular, etc.
  • Experience with WebGL and associated frameworks such as ThreeJS, etc.
  • Experience with or a strong eye for visual design.

General Expectations

  • Come with ideas. Tell us what you think is best and raise the red flag if needed.
  • Take your time. Test your own code before sending it off.
  • Serve our client. Don’t phone it in.

How to Apply

Please send a resumé and samples of work or code to web@fifteen4.com describing your interest in this position. No phone calls.

About Fifteen4

We are a collection of talented designers, web developers, strategists, filmmakers, animators, and writers that take joy in working together to make an impact. We partner with our clients to highlight the beauty in their story and the truth in their message; shaping their aspirations into work that fuels their progress.

We believe in collaboration, open and honest communication, the importance of clients who value our partnership, and the delivery of creative that fits the brands we serve.

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