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Senior Front End Developer

Job Location: TX - Austin

Regional Description: Southwest

Job Number: 00525259

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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.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

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 ROLE:  Senior 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
  • Experience building production level code for at least 1 project with Angular
  • Travel Required

 

SET YOURSELF APART: Preferred Skills

  • 2 - 4 years of experience with:

o   Responsive Design methodologies and techniques

o   CSS Preprocessors (LESS or SASS)

o   JavaScript task runners (Grunt or Gulp)

o   JavaScript linting & unit testing (Jasmine, Mocha + Chai or Karma, etc.)

o   Template engines (Jade, Handlebars, or Lo-Dash)

o   HTML5shiv, RespondJS, and Modernizer

o   Consumption of RESTful web APIs or web services

o   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

 

WHERE YOU LIVE: Within 90 minutes of the Austin Accenture office

 

OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU  

·       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

 

CALL TO ACTION 

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

 

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status). 

 

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.  

 

Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. 

 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity: 

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law. Job Candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process. 

 

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