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Front End Development Manager

Job Location: IL - Chicago

Regional Description: Midwest

Job Number: 00521806


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Accenture Digital

The digital revolution is changing everything, transforming how we work and play. Are you reacting to the disruption each day or are you leading the way as a digital disrupter? Accenture Digital is driving these exciting changes and bringing them to life across 40 industries in more than 120 countries. At the forefront of digital, you’ll create it, own it and make it a reality for clients looking to better serve their connected customers and operate always-on enterprises. Join us and become an integral part of our experienced digital team with the credibility, expertise and insight clients depend on.


Accenture Interactive

Accenture Digital is powered by three practices – Interactive, Mobility and Analytics. Accenture Interactive helps the world’s leading brands delight their customers and deliver superior business performance and customer experiences. As part of Accenture Interactive Delivery, you’ll balance art and science to create award-winning digital experiences for today’s connected consumers through integrated and dynamic solutions that incorporate strategy, marketing, creative and technology.


YOUR ROLE: Front End Development Manager

  • While there will never be a typical day at Accenture Interactive, we’ve highlighted a few of your exciting responsibilities.
  • Provide technical leadership on enterprise scale front end web and application projects while concurrently overseeing other development teams on several projects possibly across different offices and geographies 
  • Strong attention to detail and understanding of UX and visual design concepts to provide leadership perspective on front and backend technologies and the overall impact on the UX and creative process 
  • Oversee and participate in design, architecture, documentation, development, debugging, and deployment efforts while addressing cross browser and cross platform concepts and concerns 
  • Create project estimates, define scope requirements, structure projects, develop coding standards, methodology and repeatable processes 
  • Create and distribute reusable sales and delivery content to internal and external design, business, sales, technical counterparts, and leadership to hone their knowledge of FED and the focus area 
  • Identify opportunities for research and development in the area of focus, and build innovative prototypes that demonstrate our industry leadership 
  • Apply strong business and client facing abilities to support business development opportunities and build long term relationships in addition to manage project delivery 
  • Mentor associate developers both from technical and career path perspectives

YOUR EXPERIENCE: Basic Qualifications

  • 5 years of experience working at an advertising, design, consulting agency, web startup, or equivalent education professional experience 
  • 3 years of leading projects and development teams 
  • 5 years of experience with HTML 5 and CSS 3, JavaScript, jQuery, Adobe Creative Suite 
  • Experience working with Single Page Applications (Angular, React, or Node) or other relatable Front End within at least one production level project
  • 1 year of experience with Responsive Design, grid frameworks Bootstrap, Foundation, etc., and developing on multi-platform multi browser compatibility IE8, Chrome, Firefox, and Safari on Mac, PC, tablets and mobile devices Bachelor’s degree
  • Consulting role, travel required


SET YOURSELF APART: Preferred Skills

  • 5-7 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 
  • Experience leading near and off shore teams 
  • 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 / Masters a plus in Computer Science, Marketing, Advertising, Interactive Design, Graphic Design, or equivalent experience


WHERE YOU LIVE: Greater Chicago area



  • Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement.
  • You’ll make a difference for some pretty impressive clients. Accenture serves many of the Fortune Global 100 on high-profile projects. 
  • Opportunities to learn daily through training, assignments and collaboration with experts across the company.
  • Access to leading-edge technology.
  • Along with a competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package that includes generous paid time off, 401K match and an employee healthcare plan.



Now is the time to become a digital disrupter. The opportunity is here—what’s stopping you from pursuing it?


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