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Front End Developer

Job Location: Dubai

Regional Description: UAE

Job Number: 00636438

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Skill: Front End Developer

Level: Analyst - Consultant

Location: Dubai

 

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Job Description:


The role of Lead Front-end Developer overlaps between UX, Creative and Back-end integration support being a creative first full-service digital agency the Lead Front-end Developer bridges the gap between a very opinionated UX/Creative team and the technical implementation for the creative proposition, any objection to that must be backed by strong and viable technical reasoning. You should have strong grasp of responsive website design and development patterns, principles and workflow. To achieve this integrated approach, the qualified candidate must have a deep understanding of user experience and

creative aesthetics while implementing across multi-device layouts. Ultimately the Lead Front end Developer would be responsible for all aspects of front-end architecture and development including all project related browser and server technologies responsible for rendering the user experience.


● Responsible for architecting and defining the Front-end framework to solve complex

designs and interactions that reflect the user experience and creative proposition.

● Responsible for mentorship and guidance to technical team members in all project

activities on multiple small to medium sized projects or one large project

● Able to shift between a creative and a technical focus depending on the project need

and/or the type of project

● Participates in developing supporting proposal materials for projects

● Participates in scoping and planning work

● Write technical documentation (admin guides), white papers, presentations, contributes

to determining internal processes

● Lead and Manage a large team of Front-end Developers and client developers

● Be a thought leader in the Front-end technologies and space.

● Lead recruiting of new Front-end employees

Qualifications:

● A computer science graduate having a good grasp of data structures and algorithms
● Experience with front-end application architecture and development
● Experience with coding modular object-oriented JavaScript
● Knowledge and understanding about JavaScript design patterns (Factory Pattern, Strategy
Pattern, Module Pattern, Reveal Pattern, Facade Pattern, Asynchronous Module Definition etc.)
● Well versed with jQuery framework and patterns used. Should be able to write custom plugins for
jQuery.
● Knowledge about JavaScript MV* frameworks
● Hands-on experience with AngularJS framework and its constructs like custom directives,
services etc
● Hands-on experience with CSS preprocessors (SASS, LESS, STYLUS)
● Understanding and hand-on experience with writing modular CSS using SMACSS and Object
Oriented CSS methodologies
● Understanding of front-end frameworks like Bootstrap, Semantic-UI and Foundation
● Experience with RESTful APIs
● Experience and understanding with writing JavaScript unit tests (Jasmine + Karma)
● Experienced with front-end tooling able to write custom automation tasks for Grunt
● Experienced with architecture and development of front-end tailored for various Content
Management Systems in the likes of Sharepoint, Umbraco, Episerver, Sitefinity and Sitecore.
● Should maintain and extend front-end development Guidelines and boilerplate that is currently
being used as a starting point for projects executed by both internal and offshore front-end
development teams.
● Should be able to incorporate and understand HTML5 semantic elements and understand the
SEO benefits of Microdata and Google Rich snippets for inpage SEO.

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