Javascript Developer

We're looking for a Javascript Developer to join our growing team in Milwaukee!

Job Description:
Your primary focus will be supporting and developing for one of our largest clients, a global business services company. There will be a lot of data manipulation and UI/UX design and development. If you’re passionate about form AND function working together and enjoy taking ownership of your projects - this is the position for you.  

Primary Technology Used in This Role:
  • Windows computers (Or Linux if you’re capable of switching to it)
  • React.js (JSX, HTML, SASS)
  • Python with Django
  • Bootstrap
  • Git / Bitbucket
  • Jira

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Design/Develop beautiful and clean user experiences / interfaces.
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Successfully complete programming tasks as assigned using various front end technologies
  • Use APIs to consume data and then manipulate it for our needs
  • Analyze, review, debug and revise applications to increase efficiency or adapt to new procedures or codes.
  • Estimate timelines for projects and releases
  • Document everything! Provide instructions for use as needed. Write release notes.
  • Analyze requirements (or gather requirements from the appropriate stakeholders) for proposed web applications / features and develop solutions to meet them.
  • Consult with staff members to schedule work and coordinate programming projects.
  • Work under general supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement

Secondary Responsibilities:
These may come up occasionally, 
  • Provide technical assistance to colleagues as needed
  • May train others / help onboard new employees
  • May develop and implement specialized applications to supplement and enhance systems software.
  • Perform related work as assigned (this may be supporting clients, working in Wordpress or Pardot, or similar environments)

Core Requirements:
  • Present a portfolio showcasing your best work (think Github, or send links / examples)
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the principles, practices and techniques of web development
  • Proven  problem solving / critical thinking skills
  • Practical work experience with object oriented / data driven development and ORM concepts
  • Good eye for design and the ability to create clean user interfaces
  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • Ability to debug complex web applications and legacy code bases using current tools
  • Understanding of cross-platform, cross-browser strategies and graceful degradation

Technical Requirements:
  • Sound working experience/knowledge of React.js (preferred) or similar frameworks such as Angular, Node.js or Vue.js
  • Proven mastery of HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Proven ability to consume APIs and manipulate data 
  • Understanding of CSS preprocessors like SASS/LESS
  • Experience with package managers such as npm
  • Experience with version control technologies such as Git
  • Experience with ticketing systems such as Jira
  • Clean coding habits (organized and well documented)

Nice to Haves:
  • Python and Django, PHP or similar back-end development experience 
  • Wordpress, Salesforce, Pardot, Marketing Cloud, etc.  (these tasks don’t come up often, but it’s helpful if you are able to jump in and work on templates for clients)
  • Agile/Scrum development experience

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