Zumba Fitness: Lead UI Developer

Posted by | April 18, 2012 | Web Pro Job Tips

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Location: Hallandale, Florida

URL: www.zumba.com

Lead UI Developer

Do you want to innovate?  Have a big
impact for 12 million users per week across 125 countries? Work for a company
that produces tons of great original products including DVDs, video games, digital
videos, music, concerts, conferences, web apps, a magazine, and fashion apparel
with the tag line “Join The Party”?
 
We are Zumba Fitness. We are
looking for a Lead UI Developer to bring best-in-class coding skills to our
organization. You will manage front-end development for web and mobile
projects, maintain and add to our pattern library, and help bring the best of
the web and mobile to Zumba Fitness.
Responsibilities: 
  • Create strategy for front-end code for web
    (stacks, frameworks, etc)
  • Act as the front-end development lead on
    projects, mentoring junior team members.
  • Build and manage template, widget, and pattern
    library.
  • Mentor junior team members about traditional
    engineering methods and current best practices.
  • Resolve system defects and help troubleshoot
    production issues.
  • Participate in QA to ensure high quality code
    and a consistent user experience.
  • Manage multiple projects at the same time and be
    able to prioritize tasks and set expectations. 
  • Work collaboratively with UX Design Lead, Visual
    Designers, Back-end Developers and client stakeholders.
  • Ensure a consistent user experience across
    platforms and devices.
Experience:
  • Expertise
    in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, etc
  • Experience
    with SQL, REST, JSON, etc
  • Strong
    knowledge of computer science fundamentals
  • Experience
    coding front-end that is scalable and cross browser and cross-platform
    compatible
  • Knowledge
    of responsive web design, graceful degradation, and progressive enhancement
  • Experience
    working with user experience methodologies.
  • Experience
    translating wireframes to fully functional code that is modular and re-usable.

Successful Attributes:
  • Passion
    about the space: You love the world of CSS/HTML/JQUERY and are always keeping
    on top of the most recent design, usability improvements and best practices.
  • Can-do
    attitude: Will go the extra mile to launch the best possible design.
  • Ability to multi-task and react positively to
    frequent changes in priorities
  • High level of project organization, attention to
    detail, and time management 
  • High level of motivation to solve existing
    problems while anticipating new issues 
Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor
    degree or equivalent in Computer Science, web development, or related field.
  • 4
    to 7 years of experience.
  • Solid
    portfolio, a history of launching top-notch web interfaces.
 
About Zumba
Zumba Fitness® is the only Latin-inspired dance-fitness
program that blends red-hot international music, created by Grammy
Award-winning producers, and contagious steps to form a
“fitness-party” that is downright addictive.  Since its inception
in 2001, the Zumba program has grown to become the world’s largest – and most
successful – dance-fitness program with more than 12 million people of all
shapes, sizes and ages taking weekly Zumba classes in over 110,000 locations
across more than 125 countries. Digital products include informational website
with e-commerce, instructional DVDs, music CDs, and video games on Wii, Xbox,
and PS3.
 
 

To apply: Careers@Zumba.com

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