Lead Frontend Web Developer
Summit Business Media - Hoboken, NJ

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Summit Business Media is seeking a Lead Frontend Developer who will manage Summit’s client side architecture as well as a team of frontend developers. The Lead Frontend Developer will work closely with design, backend, infrastructure, and project management teams to deliver engaging applications which serve SBM’s business needs.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Deliver standards-based client-side applications for both web and mobile platforms using Javascript, AJAX, and JSON
  • Grow team productivity through mentorship and education
  • Establish best practices and coding standards for client-side architecture
  • Manage the production of clean, standards-compliant, semantic HTML and CSS from static designer assets
  • Test and debug new and existing frontend implementations across a variety of browsers and platforms
  • Assess projects and document interface dependencies, including the identification of necessary service APIs
  • Accurately estimate duration and effort required to complete development tasks
  • Demonstrate a proactive approach to mitigate risks, efficiently improve quality, and resolve issues as they occur
  • Seek out practices and opportunities to enhance team productivity
  • Proactively stabilize, automate, and optimize the application environment
JOB REQUIREMENTS
  • Passion for development using open web technologies
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Good analytical skills with a proven track record of successful web application development
  • Expert knowledge of emerging web standards and technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, and ECMAScript 5, including familiarity with associated spec documents
  • Expert knowledge of common browser compatibility issues and experience testing and debugging them
  • Strong knowledge of frontend web performance best practices
  • Strong knowledge of client side development using service APIs
  • Strong knowledge of jQuery and jQuery plugin development
  • Familiarity with version control (preferably SVN or Git)
  • Experience implementing mobile designs and testing UIs on various mobile devices
  • Experience working with CMS templates
  • Ability to manage own time in a productive manner with limited supervision
  • Ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams including designers, developers, infrastructure teams, project managers and internal customers
Any of the following is a plus
  • Active open source development and participation (Github, SourceForge, etc)
  • Familiarity with working in an agile development environment
  • Experience with libraries/frameworks such as Modernizr, Backbone, Bootstrap, Raphael, and Node.js
  • Experience with progressive enhancement and accessibility best practices
  • Experience using CSS pre-processors (LESS, Stylus, or Sass)
  • Experience merging code branches
  • Interest in User Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 4-7 years of experience building standards-based websites or applications
  • Previous experience working in an online media company

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