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We are looking for a Front-end Development Leader who will create amazing front-end work and custom, highly-converting e-commerce storefronts, as well as lead and mentor a team of Front-end Developers. You'll become an expert in conversion rate optimization - helping brands you know and love leverage data to accelerate revenue. You'll work directly with an award-winning creative team, account strategists and project managers to produce work you can be proud of for brands your friends have heard of.
Collaborate with e-commerce, project management, design and development leadership to drive technical strategy for your department
Work with development leads to ensure teams have a high-value, quality, and responsive development life cycle
Take responsibility for successful delivery against department KPIs
Make the high-level, critical technical decisions regarding the front-end UI of any site/application/project supported
Team development, including evolving team’s technical depth
Provides management and mentorship and the transfer of knowledge to fellow team members
Provide expert technical direction, communication, and feedback to other departments
Strong technical skill set – ability, willingness, and passion to roll up their sleeves and produce high-quality code
Strong business acumen/tech translator
What you'll need
7+ years of professional relevant experience in the role building websites, the front-end interfaces of web applications, or the like
Advanced-to-expert knowledge of web standards, semantics, and advanced concepts such as asynchronous development, repeatable patterns, modular concepts
Experience leading & managing high-performance development teams
Semantic markup using HTML5
CSS through the use of pre-processors such as SASS, LESS, etc.
Advanced debugging and troubleshooting skills
Experience with build tools (Grunt, Gulp, NPM, Bower, Webpack)
Experience with version control tools (Git)
Expert ability to scope and timeline a technical front-end project with the understanding and ability to gather the necessary inputs on their own
Familiarity with agile methodologies
Experience developing on Shopify a BIG PLUS. WooCommerce or Magento is also a HUGE PLUS.
We have a simple philosophy at Vitamin T: to personally place the best creative talent in the best jobs for the best companies. When you work for Vitamin T, you qualify for medical, dental and vision insurance after working only four consecutive weeks maintaining an average of 20 hours per week. If this job isn't the right fit for you, but you know someone who is, please pass this job posting on. We have a fantastic referral program that pays out in cash rewards! (http://aquent.com/rewards/)