Matrix Group International: Front End Developer

Posted by | July 8, 2011 | Web Professional Jobs Blog

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Location: Arlington, VA

URL: http://www.matrixgroup.net

Are
you an energetic Front End Developer interested in working with some of
the most important association and nonprofit brands in the country? Do
you care about both the end product and the code that makes it possible?
 Can you be the critical bridge connecting design, content and
development with the technical and bring the best user experience
possible?
Matrix
Group is looking for an outstanding Front End Developer who loves
responsive design and the semantic web. You will work alongside a
multidisciplinary team of designers, developers, content specialists and
project managers to create effective sites that build brand awareness,
generate revenue, educate people on issues, and enable membership
growth.
The Front End Developer will:
  • Build and maintain effective site pages & templates
  • Develop
    cross-browser/platform code to match design specs for complex page
    layouts while adhering to current standards. You make it look good, no
    matter what!
  • Translating project goals into user flows, screens, and final XHTML delivery
  • Theme CMS, blog, and publishing platforms
  • Develop to and evolve code standards
  • Promote code reuse
  • Work on multiple projects for a variety of clients
  • Maintain brand consistency across multiple platforms and browsers
  • Provide consults to the new business team for proposals and budgets
   
You’ll thrive in this position at Matrix Group if you:
  • Are passionate about the semantic web
  • Develop clean, valid and versatile handcoded markup
  • Are a wizard at cross-browser compatibility issues (test, test, and test)
  • Have a user-centered approach to site implementation, usability, and information architecture
  • Know that pragmatism will always triumph over dogmatism
  • Recognize that mobile users have a different mindset
  • Want to work in a fast-paced environment where you have to be a flexible thinker to get the job done
  • Love solving challenges independently or as part of a great team
  • Have an eye for detail that makes the difference between a shoddy and a great UI
You will have:
  • Proven ability to handle cross-browser coding
  • Proficiency in XHTML, CSS and strong knowledge of Javascript
  • Knowledge of current web standards, in particular, web 2.0 type applications
  • Familiarity with accessibility standards such as Section 508
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient in Photoshop (graphic optimization, etc.)
We’d love for you to have:
  • Ability to extend Jquery in new and exciting ways
  • Experience
    integrating with Content Management Systems: WordPress, SiteFinity,
    CommonSpot, Expression Engine, Custom CMS products, etc.
  • Experience working with a wide variety of development technologies, including: PHP, ColdFusion, ASP.NET, Python
  • Rich media experience (Flash, video, etc)
  • Knowledge of DOM programming
  • Leadership experience managing a team is a plus, but not required
Other Requirements:
  • Must have and provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States if hired.
  • Must apply directly to Matrix Group Web site as per link below. Applications, resumes sent via email will not be reviewed.
If you love the Web and are looking for an opportunity to grow and be successful, come join us!
Matrix
Group International is a leading interactive agency in the Washington,
D.C. area serving associations and non-profits. Using state of the art
Web technologies, we help clients promote their organizations to
different audiences, raise awareness of their issues, manage complex
databases of people and knowledge, increase sales of products and
services, and streamline internal business processes. We take a holistic
approach to our clients’ needs and combine custom development with
corporate branding, design, user experience, integration, hosting and
managed services to achieve online success.

To apply: Please apply at our website! http://goo.gl/TTmj2

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