Front End Developer (Wordpress)

Matrix Resources - New York, NY4.0

This nationwide industry leader has an immediate 6+ month contract opportunity in New York City for a Front End Developer with strong Wordpress experience. This Web Developer will be responsible for the conversion of web designs and layouts into efficient, crossbrowser (including Mobile) and responsive HTML/CSS templates. This developer will also assist the CMS back-end developers with front-end JavaScript coding and debugging. The Web Developer will also serve as a liaison between the Interactive team, Business Solution Management (BSM) team and Web Application Development team to ensure requirements are properly documented. Responsibilities:
Makes technical decisions on how to create and maintain front-end applications.
Ensures timely delivery of projects by managing own schedule and prioritizing requirements.
Presents creative solutions to business and technical problems.

Minimum of 3 years hands-on HTML, CSS and JavaScript web development experience.
Familiar with a variety of online marketing concepts, best practices, and procedures.
Knowledgeable about developing technologies in the Interactive space & practical applications thereof.
BS degree (Computer Science preferred) or equivalent.
3+ years developing high-performance web applications.
o 3+ years developing in JavaScript.
o 3+ years developing with JavaScript frameworks such as jQuery, bootstrap
o 3 + years developing HTML/CSS.
o 2 + year developing with PHP, Wordpress
o 2 + years developing web applications for mobile devices.
o 2 + years Core Java, JSP, Spring framework.
Expert in development with core JavaScript, JQuery and Bootstrap.
Expert in development of AJAX applications using JSON services.
Wordpress development using php, jquery, html, css & REST APIs.
Wordpress Site Administration, Plugin Integration and Site Deployment
Strong knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, and responsive design principles.
Ability to use advanced CSS tactics and JavaScript to work around browser limitations.
Must have experience developing complex, table-less layouts implemented with CSS, SCSS.
Must have experience developing mobile optimized and responsive websites.
Strong knowledge of Web content accessibility guidelines and Section 508 Compliance concepts.
Strong knowledge of SEO concepts and services such as Google Analytics (Omniture a plus).
Experience with template development in content management systems (Oracle WCS a plus).
Expertise in tools such as Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Dreamweaver or similar.
Candidate must have SDLC experience.
Experience with version control systems such as SVN, Git or CVS.
Strong knowledge of IA & usability, QA processes.
Ability to take initiative and follow through is a must.

Preferred Skills:
Experience and familiarity with CSS/JS frameworks such as Angular and Bootstrap.
User interface design and rapid prototyping experience.
Strong communication skills.
Ability to resolve issues on a timely basis.
Ability to work independently.
Experience with large scale, high volume web-based applications.
Must have legal right to work in the U.S.