User Interface Developer
Deutsch Los Angeles is seeking a User Interface Developer to join our growing digital team. You will work with a dynamic team of creative technologists pushing digital boundaries for clients including VW, Taco Bell, and Target.
The User Interface Developer will partner with Technology Directors at Deutsch to work on a wide variety of projects. Ideal candidates will have a strong foundation in responsive development and demonstrate a passion for learning and applying new technologies. Strong organizational skills including attention to detail with regards to code file management and in-code comments.
The ideal candidate must also be flexible and assume a wide array of responsibilities as needed to meet and exceed the expectations of Deutsch’s clients.
• Front-end development (80%):
o Collaborate with members of the UX, Creative and Technology groups to determine the development requirements for each assigned project
o Front end development including code optimization
o Work with back end developers to integrate front end code into back end systems
o Update and manage tasks through Deutsch’s Jira system
o Report risks to Deutsch Producers
o Attend client status meetings
• Contribute to process improvement initiatives (10%):
o Provide suggestions for improving process and reliability of managed projects
o Contribute to implementing newly established processes across projects
• Collaborate with the Technology and Creative to create prototypes with new technologies (10%):
o Create software and hardware prototypes in a group setting
o Experiment with new technologies and platforms
o Participate in Hack-a-thons and Tech Challenges
• Performs other reasonable and relevant activities and functions as requested and required
• Education: BA, BS or equivalent experience in Computer Science or similar area
o 2-3 years of experience as a front end developer
o 1-2 years of experience as a mobile web developer
o 1-2 years of experience working with HTML5 & CSS3
o Solid foundation with JS libraries including, but not limited to: Angular, Backbone, reactJS, etc.
o Experience implementing responsive designs for tablet and mobile
o Experience working with CMS platforms
o Version control experience: Git/SVN
o Demonstrated ability to balance workload of multiple projects simultaneously
o Demonstrated ability to oversee quality control
o Task (Story) time estimation
o Strong written and oral communication skills
o Agency background is a plus