MedTouch: Front End Web Developer

Posted by | December 22, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips


Location: Cambridge, MA


The Front End Web
Developer is a new position at MedTouch. The Front End Developer will create
front-end templates with a focus on maintaining the highest quality with regard
to coding standards, accessibility, and browser support, including mobile. This
position is part of Team Done Means Done (Technology), but will work closely
with designers and project managers.
The Role
  • Understand technical
    and functional design requirements
  • Create prototypes for
    client engagements
  • Hand
    code HTML, DHTML, XHTML, CSS with SEO best practices
  • Object
    oriented Javascript/AJAX development (jQuery)
  • Create prototypes for
    client engagements
  • Intuit layout, usability and
    interaction requirements from design specifications
  • Convert raw images
    and layouts from a graphic designer into CSS/HTML/XHTML pages
  • Rip from Photoshop PSDs to standards
    compliant HTML and CSS
  • Evaluate for compliance with 508,
    WCAG and W3C
  • Integrate HTML into the CMS in a
    way that users can update using WYSIWYG editor
  • Test resultant HTML across
  • Become an expert in HTML5, HTML
    for mobile devices and HTML for email campaigns
  • Work with design team
    and Project Managers to build and refine graphic designs for websites
  • Work with engineers
    to come up with the standards and best practices for CMS integration
Technical Experience
  • PSD to HTML ninja skills is a
  • Experience coding in HTML, CSS,
  • Previous CMS experience
    (especially Sitecore) is a plus
  • Exposure to ASP.NET aspx page
    coding is a plus
  • Previous experience with
    development tools like Subversion and Visual Studio
  • Experience creating
    508 compliant sites is desired
  • Proficient in
    developing AJAX functionality
  • Strong skills in
    Photoshop, Fireworks, or equivalent application(s)
  • Previous Healthcare experience is
    a plus
Required Experience
  • B.S. or B.A. in a related major
    or comparable educational experience.
  • Candidates responding must be
    currently eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Self-development and continuing
    personal development
  • 2+
    year experience with HTML/XHTML/Javascript/CSS/jQuery
  • Strong attention to
    detail and desire for quality
  • Development experience
    using extensible web authoring tools
  • Self-starter with
    strong self-management skills
  • Interest in the future of interactive
    development and the belief in standards, accessibility and SEO
  • Experience
    with CMS integration such as Sitecore, Ektron, Kentico, Sitefinity
  • Experience
    with web design within ASP.NET or PHP framework
  • Experience with
  • HTML5 is a very big
  • graphic design and
    user interface design skills
Company Description
MedTouch provides
strategy, design, technology, interactive marketing and innovation through its
software and professional services practice for over 60 healthcare clients in
20 states. Clients include nationally-ranked academic medical centers, community
hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, health plans, and health care-related
not-for-profits. From consumer-focused websites to patient-centric social media
channels, creative online physician recruitment or results-driven search
marketing efforts, MedTouch makes healthcare interactive.
We have strict
code of ethics: no gossip, no lying, no playing politics. We are committed to
personal and professional growth at the highest level, dealing honestly and
fairly with each other, and striving to achieve a company culture worthy of
your time.

To apply: To apply, submit your resume, cover letter, online links to projects you’ve made an impact on and a clean joke to

This position is located in our Cambridge, MA office.

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