Lead Front End Developer

Northbrook, Illinois 60062

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Date Added:
June 03, 2015
Palace Gate is currently seeking a Lead Front End Developer for our premier client in Northbrook, IL. This is a fulltime opportunity. Job Description As a Lead Front End Developer, you will join an innovative eCommerce team responsible for delivering innovative eCommerce solutions built for sustainability and performance. Collaborating closely with product managers, testers and other software engineers, you will design, test, code, deliver and maintain software modules within an Agile Scrum environment. Required Skills
  • 10+ years experience designing and developing cross-browser compatible websites
  • Working knowledge of C#, MVC, and SQL language a plus
  • Ability to work in a ASP.NET application and fully integrated web application, Microsoft Visual Studio experience a plus
  • Expert knowledge of web standards, responsive design and cross-browser compatibility
  • Experience leading / managing teams and projects from conception to completion
  • Experience in client-side performance and how to improve it
  • Excellent communication skills and experience collaborating with product management, interaction designers, UI designers and quality assurance
  • Attention to detail in code and UI presentation
  • Ability to analyze business problems and provide accurate development estimates
  • Ability to learn new technologies and expand skill set
  • Ability and willingness to use Visual Studio and work in windows OS
Desired Sills
  • Experience in e-commerce environment
  • Knowledge of and experience in responsive web design
  • Knowledge of UI development best practices
Education and Training
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Graphic Design, Visual Communication or Visual Arts or comparable experience Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ecommerce Front End Development Lead for ASP.NET applications with a focus on HTML5/XHML, CSS3, Less, Javascript, and jQuery.
  • Hands on role leading front end application design, development, testing, deployment and maintenance using agile product development methodologies.
  • Collaborate with business and product teams using agile/scrum methodology, including product backlog grooming, sprint planning, daily stand-ups, review and retrospective.
  • Participate in design and code reviews.
  • Organize and lead UI and UX decision making process.
  • Mentor junior, mid-level and senior engineers.
  • Work with product team and stakeholders to understand and communicate progress.
  • Maintain, support, debug, and enhance existing web application.
  • Update, maintain and adhere to style guides and site documentation.
  • competitive salary
  • < > generous merchandise discount
  • paid vacation & holidays
  • health, dental, & life insurance
  • profit sharing
  • medical & dependent care reimbursement plan
Palace Gate Corporation is an information technology, and finance and accounting consulting firm that provides innovative staffing solutions to industry leaders across the United States. Our experienced team strives to enable our clients to continue their success and achieve their business objectives by providing expert consultants. Our company approach is simple: match the right people with the right opportunity. Qualified candidates may send their resumes to: lorie@palacegatecorp.com