• Senior Creative Technologist (Developer)

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(27/06/2019 20:16)
    Job ID
    2019-3280
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Location(s)
    US-NY-New York
    Category
    Digital Web & App
  • Overview

    Summary

    We have an exciting opportunity for a talented Snr Creative Technologist to support our high-volume, fast-paced onsite creative agency: “The Box” embedded in our client’s midtown offices.  There you will be working on a range of interactive projects for a global brand that publishes the most trusted business news and financial information in a variety of media.

    About the Position
    We are seeking hybrid creative that has strong design, animation, coding and problem solving skills with a strong entrepreneurial streak. Bridging the creative and technical aspects of project delivery and operating with little supervision, this person will be responsible for developing and implementing designs technically according to the creative and art direction specifications already established. As such, the qualified candidate must be able to seamlessly bridge the creative with the technical across a variety of platforms and frameworks.

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities

    • Proven experience of performing all technical aspects of a responsive front end build
    • A high level of SEO experience, specifically onsite optimization, but also a full and broadknowledge of effective SEO strategies and technique
    • Responsible for executing through code complex designs that reflect the creative and art direction provided within the established technical framework
    • Able to transform designs into clean, responsive HTML/CSS, consistent across common browsers
    • Shift between a creative and a technical focus depending on the project need and/or the type of project
    • May need to rapidly produce interim deliverables (such as style guide components, technical specifications, prototypes, proofs of concept, etc.) in addition to the final live application.
    • Participate in scoping and planning work
    • Participate in writing detailed level technical and functional specifications documentation
    • Must work well in client atmosphere
    • Must be confortable with on-going tight timelines

    Qualifications

    Requirements

    • At least 4+ years’ experience with HTML5
    • Animation skills sets
    • Superhero skills in HTML5 development (CPU / memory optimization, Javascript, Cross-browser compatibility,
    • XML, MXML, CSS, Eclipse / Flex Builder/ FDT, SVN, Design Patterns including MVC
    • Experience working with and developing on CMS platforms, such as WordPress and Drupal
    • Advanced experience with analytics tools
    • Knowledge of frameworks, preprocessors and libraries, such as Compass, SASS / SCSS, jQuery
    • JavaScript, DOM, PHP and AJAX a must
    • Foundation, bootstrap or similar rapid prototyping tools

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