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Front End Development Consultant

Job Location: Ontario - Toronto

Regional Description: Canada

Job Number: 00574566

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- Job description

Collaborate with the Design disciplines and act as the bridge between design intent and implementation. Bring design concepts to life as quickly and tangibly as possible, regardless of the ultimate delivery medium but with an early understanding of industry trends and tools, technical feasibility and implications. Demonstrate the value of prototyping as an integral and regular step in the design process of conceptualizing, refining, and finalizing an inventive solution, service or product.


While most people have no idea what you do or how you do it, you know exactly what it takes to collaborate, ideate and provide technical guidance to help bring your clients’ brands to life.  And they rely heavily on your skills and expertise as you translate the creative vision into technical implementations and integrate with back end technologies.  If you are passionate about developing rich interactive digital solutions that move a brand forward, we’d like to meet you.

YOUR ROLESenior Front End Developer


While there will never be a typical day at Accenture Interactive, we’ve highlighted a few of your exciting responsibilities.

  •      Produce HTML/CSS/JavaScript code from design documentation for integration into desktop and mobile websites and web applications
  •      Understand cross-browser and cross-platform concepts and concerns
  •      Ensure code and design quality through the execution of test plans
  •      Develop coding standards, methodology and repeatable processes
  •      Strong attention to detail and understanding of UX and visual design concepts to provide leadership perspective on front and backend technologies and their overall impact on the creative process
  •      Work closely with internal and external design, business, and technical counterparts
  •      Provide technical leadership at a project level
  •      Mentor associate or junior developers

YOUR EXPERIENCE:  Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience working at an advertising, design, consulting agency, web startup, or equivalent education/professional experience
  • 3+ years of experience with:
  • HTML/5 and CSS/3, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Adobe Creative Suite
    • 1+ years of experience with Responsive Design, grid frameworks (Bootstrap, Foundation, etc.), and developing on multi-platform/multi-browser compatibility (IE 8+, Chrome, Firefox, and Safari) on Mac, PC, tablets and mobile devices
  • Travel required

 

SET YOURSELF APART: Preferred Skills

  • 2 - 4 years of experience with:
    • Responsive Design methodologies and techniques
    • CSS Preprocessors (LESS or SASS)
    • JavaScript task runners (Grunt or Gulp)
    • JavaScript MVC / MVW frameworks (Angular, Backbone or Ember) and UI frameworks
    • JavaScript linting & unit testing (Jasmine, Mocha + Chai or Karma, etc.)
    • Template engines (Jade, Handlebars, or Lo-Dash)
    • HTML5shiv, RespondJS, and Modernizer
    • Consumption of RESTful web APIs or web services
    • Version control (SVN and GIT)
  • Experience using Agile/Scrum process to develop large-scale eCommerce and content management websites (using platforms such as Hybris, AEM, etc.)
  • Experience in creating project estimates, defining scope requirements, and structuring projects
  • Ability to solve complex development problems and produce the highest quality code while striving to push the technical boundaries of online applications
  • Ability to work quickly while maintaining strong attention to detail and accuracy while adhering to W3C and accessibility guidelines
  • Strong communication and organizational skills with an ability to thrive in a fast-paced production deadline-driven environment both internal and client facing
  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s a plus) in Computer Science / Marketing / Advertising / Interactive Design / Graphic Design or equivalent experience

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