Front End Developer
ShopIgniter - Portland, OR

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The Front-End Developer owns the front-end implementation of the ShopIgniter platform and works closely with the Social Solutions Consultant, the technology team and our clients to implement social product promotion experiences. We are seeking an experienced user experience developer that bridges the gap between design and technology. Someone who is part designer, part developer. Someone who both understands and can apply design constraints on concepts that are extremely difficult or time-consuming to implement, as well as has the knowledge to translate the product vision to the development team in a way they can understand and accept.

Key Accountabilities:
Wow clients with your proven expertise of ShopIgniter’s innovative social commerce platform.
Develop clean, easy-to-read, semantic HTML markup and CSS, adhering to W3C specifications and best practices
Translate project specifications and comps into consistent, fast, and engaging user experiences
Assist the Social Solutions Consultant with client project requirements gathering and user interface design
Apply techniques for cross-browser and cross-platform interface development
Work closely with product management team members to create user-focused designs for web-based applications and products
Create prototypes to explore design ideas, support usability testing, and obtain buy-in
Assist QA and Customer Service efforts in resolving front end issues with the platform, particularly around cross-browser compatibility
Keep up on current technologies and trends

Skills & Experience:
Deep experience in HTML5, CSS, Flash (AS3) and JavaScript for mobile and desktop applications
Experience with JavaScript Libraries, APIs and runtimes including jQuery
Experience developing software applications, not just content sites
Deep understanding of User Experience best practices
Extremely proficient in Adobe Creative Suite software (primarily Fireworks & Photoshop & Flash)
Experience in layout and design for digital (creating organized layered designs)
Experience with responsive site development
Experience with integration of a multitude of web services and APIs
Familiarity with Git or other source code management systems
Ability to collaborate with technical and product team members and to mentor other interface developers
Experience writing cross-browser and cross-platform markup, CSS, and JavaScript
Experience with compliant web design and the capabilities and constraints provided by technologies such as CSS and JavaScript libraries
Ability to translate business and user requirements, visual design compositions, and wireframes into functioning presentation layer markup, style, and interactions
Ability to collaborate with technical team members and to mentor junior colleagues
Ability to adapt to iterative requirements while under tight deadlines
Ability to articulate a strong viewpoint on both technical and design decisions
Ability to work under tight deadlines and respond to changing business and technical environments
Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills to facilitate collaboration

Key Attributes of our Best:
Understands even the greatest have something to learn.
Relentless drive to succeed with a “bring it on” attitude. Never, ever give up.
Believes anything can happen, especially if he/she is leading the way.
Quality is the only outcome.
Consistently demonstrates the capability, drive, and confidence to exceed your expected results.
Experience with MS Office Professional applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, OneNote)

Environment:
Fast-paced team environment (frequent tight deadlines, multitasking, etc.).
Strong customer orientation.
Willingness to take risks and openness to change.
Extensive computer and phone use; email intensive environment.
Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently.

Other detail:
ShopIgniter Inc., is an equal opportunity employer that employs qualified individuals based upon job related qualifications regardless of race, religion, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, domestic partner status, medical condition, political affiliation or any other classification proscribed under applicable federal, state or local law. ShopIgniter, Inc. complies with all laws reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the interview process are requested to contact Human Resources in order to arrange such accommodation. We offer competitive compensation and an attractive benefits package. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract.

To apply, please visit shopigniter.com under careers for directions on how to apply.


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ShopIgniter's powerful social rich media platform enables digital marketing leaders to reach and convert their social mobile consumers....