• Front-end Developer

    Posted Date 1 month ago(20/05/2019 12:33)
    Job ID
    2018-2509
    # of Openings
    3
    Job Location(s)
    IN-TN-Chennai
    Category
    Digital Campaign
    Post End Date
    20/06/2019
  • Overview

    Title:                        Front-end Developer

    Company:                 Hogarth Worldwide, Chennai (A WPP Company)

    Reporting to:             Lead Front-end Developer

    Location:                   DLF Chennai

    Type:                        Permanent

    Compensation:          Attractive package + relocation benefits

     

    The Company                                                       

     

    Hogarth is the world’s leading Marketing Communications & Advertising Production Company.
    We produce advertising and marketing content for our clients across all media and all languages. Our creative production expertise coupled with our powerful workflow and asset management technology delivers the very best work in the smartest way.

     

    Hogarth Worldwide is a fast growing $500M revenue division of the WPP group, one of the ‘Big Five’ agency companies in the world. We are headquartered in London but is present in many markets around the world, working through three global hubs (Singapore, New York and London) and with customer service and production facilities in multiple countries across every continent.

     

    Our clients are the world’s leading brands in consumer goods, financial services, automotive and technology and we therefore compete in markets that demand the absolute highest standards of quality, customer care, reliability and value.

     

    As part of the rapid and consistent growth the company has undergone over its first ten years since initial start-up, we are expanding our services and capabilities in Chennai across Moving Image, Print, Digital and Transcreation Production. Our Global Delivery Centre operation in Chennai is located in the prestigious DLF Cybercity campus, the largest operational IT SEZ in Southern India. The Chennai operation is a strategically important large-scale production hub that services all of our global hubs.

     

    We are looking for a number of Front-end Developers for our growing Global Delivery Centre operations in Chennai. By joining us, you will be part of the world’s largest production agency, have the opportunity to work closely with global teams, and produce some great work by servicing over 40 of the top 100 global brands.

    Responsibilities

    The Role

    The ideal candidate is self-motivated to combine the art of design with the latest frameworks of programming. The Front-end Developer is primarily responsible for the development of interactive campaigns for display media, building dynamic content loading frameworks, robust web and mobile applications, key player in the translation of creative design in to actual code and taking an active role in bridging the gap between visual design and technical implementation with focus on brand quality and consistency.

     

    Key tasks and responsibilities include:

    • Analyse the campaign/project requirement, brand guidelines, functional specifications and build appropriate products and/or solutions
    • Build reusable code and libraries
    • Ensure technical feasibility of visual designs
    • Optimise application for maximum speed, scalability and performance
    • A quick learner with the ability to develop and deliver required brand knowledge
    • Work cohesively with Project Managers, Technical Lead, production and QA teams to ensure deliverables are to time and quality
    • Proactive in nature, identifying the risks, issues and improvement opportunities, and communicate through appropriate channels
    • Directly responsible for the technical and creative quality of Hogarth’s Digital products
    • Responsible for contributing to central pool of technical knowledge and sharing of best practices with other staff
    • Staying abreast of digital methodologies and technologies in the industry, and ensure continuous learning and improvement of self

    Qualifications

    Requirements

    • Between 3 to 5 years of experience in a similar role in the marketing creative, advertisement, or digital agencies
    • Passionate in building UI designs for online display ads and web/mobile applications

    Must have:

    • Proficient understanding of web markup language, specifically HTML5, CSS3
    • Ability to build JavaScript libraries hand-coded from scratch
    • Hands-on and in-depth understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery, Angular JS and other popular media queries
    • Hands-on experienced in converting visual designs into interactive code using appropriate scripts and frameworks
    • Knowledgeable in object-oriented scripting, with best practice approach
    • Understanding of usability concerns and experience in delivering standard compliant (W3C, XHTML) code
    • Good communication skills, and interpersonal skills under demanding timescales and clients

    Good to have:

    • Excellent knowledge in building responsive web templates, with a mobile-first approach
    • Confident personality with a ‘can-do’ service attitude
    • Attention to detail and commitment to quality
    • Able to adapt to new working methods & practice technology advances
    • Be able to work independently as well as inclusively in a team
    • Positive and proactive attitude towards problem solving, tight deadlines, and mostly importantly in supporting colleagues

    Preferred:

    • Experience in using ad-serving platforms like DoubleClick, Sizmek, Celtra, and emailer templates
    • Knowledge in server-side languages like PHP, Node JS
    • Experience in developing UI for CMS-based websites and eCommerce sites

    Relocation benefits

     

    Our relocation benefits for all outstation candidates include

    • Two weeks company-paid accommodation
    • Relocation expense package

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