Front End Web Developer

US-NC-Cary
Job ID
2017-2571
# Positions
1

Overview

Ply Gem Industries is seeking a Front End Developer who is results driven, deadline oriented and can come up with creative solutions to solve problems. Must have experience building out templates in bootstrap, using CSS, JavaScript, while ensuring the code performs across all key devices and browsers. This position requires a high level of creative talent, with proven ability in graphic/web design.

Responsibilities

  • Have an eye for detail and the ability to make beautiful designs come to life through code. 
  • Ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively across disciplines with Product Managers, Strategists, UX Designers, Art Directors, and Developers
  • Partner with clients and developers from external teams to create a product that both teams can be proud of
  • Build out templates using modern CSS techniques and JavaScript, while being responsible for ensuring the code performs across devices and browsers.
  • Experience working in responsive design
  • Advise and execute any functionality that the site must support
  • Test the website and identify any technical problems
  • Maintain brand image, ensuring that websites and mobile applications portray desired “look and feel” and capture desired customer base and audience.
  • Assist with the creation of online visual design, typography, visual concept, logos, icons, and other interactive platforms, including full websites and microsites.
  • Manage testing and debugging. Includes both UI testing and unit testing.
  • Advise project stakeholders on the information, categories and assets required to construct website properties.
  • Remain informed of current trends, industry knowledge, and technological advances in the field to identify areas of use in the organization.

 

Design

 

  • Create high-quality, brand-compliant marketing collateral for use on company website properties, digital marketing, and printed pieces.
  • Collaborate with outside creative agencies & vendors as needed to help implement the visual design of the Ply Gem brand.

 

General

 

  • Stays abreast of current web design, graphic design, video and photo production methods, procedures and trends.
  • Manage multiple projects with frequently adjusted priorities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education

 

Bachelor’s degree in Web Design/Development or comparable discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.

 

Experience

  • Minimum of two years of agency or marketing experience preferred in creating multimedia and interactive websites
  • Experience in creating responsive mobile-friendly websites for Android, Apple and BlackBerry.
  • Experience in project management.
  • JS frameworks like Backbone, Ember, etc.,
  • CSS preprocessors like SASS or LESS a plus
  • Experience working in WebSphere
  • Experience working with enterprise-level CMS’s (Adobe, Sitecore)
  • Experience working in Microsoft Dynamics CRM, or any CRM program, a plus
  • Experience working with APIs
  • Experience with administering a learning management system.
  • Moderate experience in the use of learning management systems and authoring tools.
  • Demonstrated experience with video production and editing.
  • Minimum of two years hands-on SEO experience with focus on link building, on-page and off-page SEO tactics

 

Skills/Abilities

  • Highly developed oral and written communication skills required.
  • Ability to work quickly and balance/prioritize workload
  • Demonstrated, effective skills in web design and knowledge of MAC and PC platforms,
  • Knowledge of front end design and functionality.
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Flash is required. Thorough knowledge of the most recent versions of Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Dreamweaver.
  • Knowledge of social media is preferred.
  • Experience with using high definition (HD) DSLR cameras and HD camcorders to record video
  • Proficiency in video editing software programs including Final Cut, Adobe Premiere Pro, and After Effects.
  • Functional knowledge of Google Analytics, Google Webmaster Tools, and Bing Webmaster Tools

 

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