Freelance - Senior Developer

Overview

VSA Partners is a design-driven branding and marketing company.
VSA was founded as a design firm more than 30 years ago with the belief that design is not only a craft, but a tool for achieving business objectives. As design thinkers, we approach business challenges holistically and aim to break down silos between branding, digital, marketing and advertising.

 

VSA’s Digital Practice exists to guide and inspire human interaction. At points where brands and business need to engage their audiences, we provide interfaces and design digital experiences that transform interactions, elevate understanding and enhance value. 

 

The Senior Developer is responsible for building highly functional and compelling interactive experiences for our clients.

Responsibilities

  • Bring an experienced UX, UI, and functional viewpoint as part of a cross-functional project team.
  • Apply your particular expertise in ways that support the accurate scoping of an engagement.
  • Focus primarily on front-end development, but often apply skills and understanding to back-end systems, and leverage knowledge to help drive the design process.
  • Assist with quality assurance testing, including cross-browser, device, and platform compatibility.

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience.
  • Experience with UI-building and familiarity with content management systems, portals or other platforms.
  • Extensive experience in hand coding HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • Experience integrating HTML-based content with other, third-party environments; excellent debugging and problem-solving skills.
  • Hands-on proficiency in the following areas:
    • Object oriented and modular development using JavaScript and ECMAScript 2015
    • React JS (required)
    • Ember JS
    • HTML
    • CSS / SASS
    • SQL
  • Familiarity with the following technologies or similar:
    • Redux
    • Node based backend development
    • Express
    • Grunt
    • Webpack
  • Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite, IDEs, and other development tools.
  • Aware of cross-browser/platform issues and their common code solutions


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