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Front-End Developer

AKQA
SF
Verified
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At AKQA we believe in the imaginative application of art and science to create beautiful ideas, products and services. With an entrepreneurial and collaborative approach, we design adaptive digital services and applications that capture the imagination, delivering impressive returns for our clients.  AKQA is currently home to more than 2,000 employees in 23 studios around the world. Clients include Activision, Audi, Caterpillar, Levi Strauss & Co, Peet’s and TOMS.

AKQA technologists are inspired by technology and have a passion for creating innovative technical solutions. The Front-End Developer is solution-minded and demonstrates strong leadership of development teams.

AKQA Front-end Developers have a strong dedication to recent and upcoming technologies, as well as the drive to develop innovative technical solutions. You will participate in the creation of sophisticated digital experiences and must have a deep understanding of front-end web development, and exposure to back-end technologies

**Candidates must be available to work on-site in Sunnyvale, CA.

ROLE REQUIREMENTS

  • In-depth knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript, and other web development/production tools
  • Expertise in advanced JavaScript, including handlebars, Bower and Grunt
  • Must have at least 5 years of experience working as a front-end developer 
  • Strong knowledge of responsive web design
  • Experience with translating comps and wireframes into flexible and usable code
  • Experience with version control software
  • Experience with Photoshop
  • Experience with developing large customer-facing websites

 QUALITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS

  • Eager to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Experience with web application development
  • Able to articulate your ideas to the team
  • You thrive when facing new challenges in improving client deliverables
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and able to interact professionally with a diverse group of people
  • Strong oral and written English communication skills
  • Boundlessly creative and relentlessly attentive to detail
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