• Front End Developer

    Job Location(s) US-MO-Saint Louis | US-MO-St. Louis
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/11/2018 11:06 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-5213
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Digital
  • Overview

    Perficient

     

    Perficient Digital is an agency purpose-built to help companies who believe that Customer Experience (CX) is the defining strategic imperative of our day. 

     

    Our full-service offering is flexible and designed to tackle our customers’ ever-changing, ever-increasing business challenges, making sure our execution never fails the strategic vision. These things are not mutually exclusive; we see them as one. Guiding choices, inspiring opportunities and fueling the customer experience takes clarity. But an increasingly noisy, complex business environment often clouds the vision of marketers today. The Age of the Customer is here to stay – for many, a “make or break” business environment where every customer interaction shapes your brand, day in, day out.  Make or break . . . Proud to say we’re skilled at the former.

     

    Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.

     

    Perficient is proud to be publicly recognized as a “Top Workplace” year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.

     

    Perficient Digital currently has a career opportunity for an Agency Colleague in our client's office located in St. Louis.

     

     

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • As a UI developer, you will be a part of Perficient Digital’s Engineering practice developing UIs for critical, large scale customer facing web commerce front-end applications and websites.

      Work closely with stakeholders, visual designers, UX architects, and user researchers to bring web experiences to life. You will build web component libraries, templates, and client-side applications that will be deployed across a wide range of platforms and environments.

      Perficient Digital is developing cutting-edge user interfaces used by some of the largest companies in the world. You will leverage the latest front end technologies, tools, and frameworks to produce UIs that push industry standards for accessibility, usability, and performance. We want someone who is excited to learn, try new things, and challenge themselves daily.

      You should be equally as passionate about creating beautiful and usable interfaces as you are about crafting elegant code. We want someone who can not only develop amazing experiences, but also collaborate effectively with our best-of-class Visual Design team. Our ideal UI Developer should have a great eye for detail and design to support their development skillset.

     

    More emphasis on UI development skills – Creating Markup HTML using HTML5, CSS, Java script prefer angular JS2. Must develop responsive UIs for seamless integration across multiple screens, including web, tablet and mobile Must be able to lead and deliver quick prototypes and proof of concepts. Must be able to develop HTML markups with styling. Must have an expert level knowledge with HTML 5, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, Angular and responsive web development tools Must have experience working with enterprise UX standards and brand governance teams Must be able to integrate front end solutions with multiple data sources, including XML, JSON and APIs Expert level knowledge of CSS Preprocessors like LESS and SASS along with JavaScript task runners like Grunt/ Gulp is preferredWhat you’ll do

    • Develop responsive web interfaces.
    • Build reusable code and libraries for future use.
    • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs.
    • Optimize front-end code for performance and scalability.
    • Work with designers to create pixel-perfect representations of visual comps.
    • Work with stakeholders and architects to deliver critical functionality to users.
    • Perform automated and manual testing for accessibility, performance, and cross-browser compatibility.
    • Support back end integrators and QA analysts with the testing and deployment of your code to production environments.
    • Stay abreast on design trends, technologies, and best practices.
    • Work independently without excessive oversight.
    • Make project technology recommendations. 

    Qualifications

     

    • 3-5 years’ demonstrable experience in digital and web.

    • Marketing, advertising, design or brand building experience.
    • Good understanding of UX and UI design best practices.
    • Ability to think beyond the small picture into big picture branding.
    • Ability to multitask.
    • A willingness and desire to re-examine what you know in order to continually challenge your creativity.
    • Deep understanding of web standards, responsive web design, and atomic/modular design principles.
    • 5+ years’ experience developing critical, large scale customer facing web applications / sites with high volume and high-reliability requirements.
    • Strong knowledge and experience in n-tier web applications with knowledge of the different tiers including web servers, application servers, databases and infrastructure.

       

    • Extensive UI development proficiencies, including:

    • HTML / HTML5

    • CSS / CSS3 / SCSS

    • JavaScript

    • Custom JS coding is ideal along with knowledge of client-side libraries and frameworks such as jQuery, React, and Angular.
    • Front-end build tools such as Grunt/Gulp, Assemble, Bower, Yeoman, Node.
    • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX.
    • Form validation.
    • Use of version control software, such as Git
    • Web accessibility utilizing WCAG, Section 508, and WAI-ARIA standards.
    • Experience with cross-platform, cross-device, and cross-browser testing.
    • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to interface with multiple teams.
    • Strong presentation skills, ability to explain technical considerations and recommendations to both peers and clients/stakeholders.
    • Experience with UI Frameworks, the ability to develop quickly, experience with RAD/Agile methods
    • Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image.
    • Familiarity with tools such as Photoshop is a must.
    • Critical thinking skills to understand user needs and business goals, and translate them into well-designed code.
    • Good understanding of user experience principles.
    • Security mindedness in development practices.
    • Prototyping, usability and/or UI design, web services.
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and meet aggressive deadlines.
    • Be energetic, motivated, team oriented, and a fast learner.
    • Comfortable working on a Mac.
    • BS in Computer Science / Engineering a plus.

     

    Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work. 

     

    More About Perficient

     

    Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.

     

    Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs.  Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.

     

    Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

     

    Disclaimer:  The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification.  Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time. 

     

    IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Applicants should ensure that their e-mail settings will receive e-mail from the iCIMS system otherwise, you could miss critical communications related to your application.

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