Woodward Communications, Inc. Interactive Developer in Des Moines, Iowa

Interactive Developer

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Job Details

Level

Experienced

Job Location

Two Rivers Marketing - Des Moines, IA

Position Type

Full Time

Education Level

4 Year Degree

Description

The interactive front-end developer will be responsible for working collaboratively as part of a cross-functional team to define implementation solutions for our clients, including the responsibilities noted below. The ideal candidate thrives on taking a project from design through launch, and on-going optimization, helping lead the creation of exceptional user experiences. Must be a problem-solver and innovator who will look for ideas and solutions through technology trends and audience insights to influence design and UX strategies. 

Responsibilities

  • Customer facing user interface design and front-end development, including HTML and CSS development within responsive web design frameworks

  • Working within the framework of a content management system (CMS)

  • Assist in project scoping and planning activities

  • Website, application, and email design concept development, and implementation

  • Produce high-quality, progressive visual designs—from concept to execution for websites, applications, and other interactive experiences

  • Perform design testing and remediation on awide-rangeof browsers and devices, and work with the team to ensure websites function as anticipated.

  • Collaborate as part of an integrated, cross-functional team

  • Create scalable and reusable code adhering to industry standards and best practices

  • Adhere to project schedules and meet challenging deadlines

  • Working knowledge of backend development needs

  • Stay up-to-date and maintain a high level of expertise in digital technologies and marketing trends

Qualifications

  • Understanding of the principles and application of Responsive Web Design (RWD)

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of digital/interactive development technologies in general

  • Solid understanding of the principles and application of user experience (UX) design, usability, and interactive best practices

  • A demonstrated passion for interactive development, responsive and mobile solutions

  • Experience working within a SASS and/or Bootstrap framework

  • Experience with HTML5 Canvas, and other advanced animation and drawing technology a plus

  • Work successfully in a fast-paced, highly collaborative environment

  • Results-oriented, withabilityto accomplishprojectand team goals

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities without compromising quality

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills and attention to detail

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