Front End Developer Lead

Key accountabilities:

  • The Front End Developer lead is responsible for the design, development and execution of web and mobile products by bridging the gap between graphical design and technical implementation while working alongside other tribe members to build front end templates, HTML, CSS/SASS, JavaScript and jQuery that work across all major browsers and devices, helping to bring the firm’s digital platforms to life.
  • The role will implement server-side code to develop complex, interactive, content-managed and database driven websites.
  • Drive and deliver top quality HTML, CSS, JQuery and JavaScript front-end code across a broad array of interactive web application projects.
  • Own a digital platform’s user-facing code and the architecture of the user experience, leading designers to bring wireframes from development to delivery.
  • Collaborate with back-end developers to troubleshoot and solve coding issues, improving usability.
  • Ensure that all materials produced have a high degree of quality, accuracy, timeliness and complies with accessibility standards.
  • Maintain graphic standards and branding throughout the product’s interface.
  • Actively test and debug programs to ensure stability and accuracy.
  • Develop and maintain front end code that improves analytical and statistical modeling and forecasting methods to support business tribes in their decision making process.
  • Guide tribe and squad members on translating business requirements into technical design documents
  • Actively review and drive discussions with squad members on functional requirement documents for building and improving firm’s digital products

Essential Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering or information technology
  • Experience in Agile Software Development and has a strong understanding of Agile methodology and practices.
  • Experience in working in Agile teams to manage digital transformation projects.
  • 6 – 7 years of front-end experience in related fields.
  • Proficient in CSS, HTML and writing cross-browser compatibility code.
  • Experience working with common JavaScript frameworks and libraries (Angular, React, Vue, jQuery)
  • Experience with UI/UX design and implementation leveraging tools such as Bootstrap or ZURB Foundation.
  • Experience working in a source-controlled environment such as GIT. Proficient understanding and experience of code versioning tools, such GitLab.
  • Experience in full development life cycle from requirements analysis through coding and release.
  • Deep experience developing, testing, documenting and releasing mission-critical software.
  • Solid understanding of API design and implementation.
  • Ability to lead, delegate, motivate, and support resources to achieve high delivery demands.
  • Able to communicate effectively with team members and stakeholders.

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