Front End Developer - Martha Stewart Living
Job Summary | Major goals and objectives.
Meredith Corporation is seeking a seeking a highly motivated front-end developer to join the Martha Stewart Living digital team. Strong creative skills, the ability to work efficiently in a team and a passion for the Web are key. We need a smart individual interested in sharpening their skills and working hard in a quick moving environment.
Essential Job Functions
10% Work with designers to obtain and create all visual assets necessary for Web site production, and to create prototypes.
20% Work closely with back-end developers to facilitate user experience on the front-end using dynamic data.
10% Participate in development of best practices; shared, standardized code libraries; and written documentation of all systems, tools and processes.
20% Participate in agile sprint planning and contribute to strategic and tactical planning sessions.
Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.
Bachelor (4-year) degree or equivalent
Experience: 1-2 years of hands-on, front-end Web-development experience in a professional environment
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
_ Responsive and mobile-first Web design
_ Progressive enhancement, web standards, accessibility, and usability
_ Browser and platform compatibility issues
_ Designing for Web and using semantic markup
_ Collaborating with a team and sharing ideas
_ Keeping code clean, and ensuring performance across browsers
_ Getting your hands dirty with debugging front-end code
_ Working within an agile methodology
_ Drupal and Drupal theming
_ Familiarity or experience with social network APIs (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
_ Utilization of source/version control systems, especially git and Github
_ Any other open-source technologies such as PHP, WordPress or the LAMP stack
_ Confidence on the Linux command line
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