Senior Software Developer

Alexander Street (a ProQuest Company) is an award winning electronic publisher, providing web/mobile based innovative products to academic and public libraries worldwide. Highly regarded in our field, we produce online collections of textual, audio and video materials, and create tools to enable academics to find, use and perform research on these materials.

We’re looking for a Senior Front End Developer based in Shanghai to design, architect and maintain our web site to support our business requirements. The successful candidate will join our UI Rewrite team to create fancy web front-end pages for a new CMS web site. The ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of UI designing and web front-end development.


  • Realize HTML / CSS pages from comprehensive design images
  • Implement HTML / CSS pages using frameworks like PHP
  • Implement functionality in various JavaScript frameworks like JQuery/prototype
  • Create standards-compliant HTML and CSS
  • Create cross-browser HTML and CSS
  • Be responsible for the View implementation part of a Model-View-Controler pattern


  • 5+ years in web font-end development, including dynamic front-end applications
  • Expert Javascript/DHTML/CSS/Ajax coding skills, HTML5 programming
  • Rich experience in UI design and familiar with tools like Photoshop, Illustrator
  • An understanding of the general architecture of web-based services, and relation of the UI to the rest of the application architecture
  • Can skillfully use PHP is preferred.
  • Willingness and motivation to learn new frameworks & languages
  • Knowledge and experience of working in Drupal
  • Able to converse and write in English

Minimum Skills Required:

  • Knowledge and experience of working in Drupal
  • Great communication skills, highly self-motivated and good teamwork
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Expert Javascript/DHTML/CSS/Ajax coding skills, HTML5 programming

Location: Shanghai, China

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