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Location: Toronto, Ontario


Job Title:
Senior Interactive Developer (Site Development)
Job Summary
a Senior Front-End Developer you will play a key role in delivering
award winning, interactive interfaces to our clients. You will work
independently, or as part of a team to take visual design concepts and
convert them into high quality HTML based interfaces. You will have an
excellent knowledge of best practice front-end development techniques.
• Develop front-end/presentation layer code, including (X)HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
• Translate visual designs into completed HTML pages while adhering to design specifications
• Establish and implement front-end structure and standards for specific projects.
• Work closely with back-end developers to ensure the integrity of the UI throughout the development life-cycle.
• Ensure cross-browser compatibility and resolve bugs where required.
• Mentor, coach and manage team members.

Identify tools, templates, and techniques that evolve existing
approaches for the larger Creative Design community at Sapient.
• Based on functional specifications, optimize development for User Experience.
• Stay current with emerging front-end technologies and be able to promote their usage as project needs dictate.
Experience Guidelines:
• 3+ years of industry experience
• Excellent knowledge of hand-coded (X)HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and the DOM
• Strong experience in developing standards compliant, CSS based layouts
• Knowledge of JavaScript/UI libraries and their use in implementing AJAX solutions
• Must dominate at least one of the following libraries: jQuery, Dojo, Ext,
• Understanding of SEO and accessibility issues and how they relate to development
• Accessibility and 508 compliance a plus
• Good working knowledge of the Adobe suite of products
• Strong graphics manipulation/optimization skills using Photoshop, Illustrator. etc.
• Strong organizational and estimation skills
• Heroic get-it-done attitude
• Be a team player and good communicator
• Ability to thrive under tight deadlines
• Able to manage time efficiently
• Effectively allocate work to junior team members
• Experience working on large branded websites a plus
• Experience working with CMS, Portal technologies, and/or backend frameworks (Java, .NET) a plus
• Frequent travel may be required

To apply:

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