Atlanta, United States

Senior Web Developer

At AKQA we believe in the imaginative application of art and science to create beautiful ideas, products and services. With an entrepreneurial and collaborative approach, we design adaptive digital services and applications that capture the imagination, delivering impressive returns for our clients. You will work in an environment that fosters a meritocratic culture, surrounded by some of the brightest minds in their fields.

From our midtown location in the heart of Atlanta, AKQA offers our staff the opportunity to produce meaningful work for world-class companies in one of the world’s most thriving cities.

AKQA is looking for a Senior Web Developer with a strong dedication to recent and upcoming technologies.  As a member of the AKQA Technology team you must be inspired by technology and have a passion for creating innovative technical solutions. You will contribute to AKQA’s founding values – Innovation, Service, Quality and Thought and will be excited about being part of our success.

You will love working on a team of highly skilled people, all with strong opinions about various technologies, frameworks and approaches to delivery. You will be able to articulate your ideas to your colleagues effectively and will take on board the ideas of others. You will thrive when faced with new challenges and will constantly look to improve clients’ deliverables.

The Senior Web Developer will be responsible for developing sophisticated digital experiences and must know front-end web development at an expert level. You will work with best in class creative, technical, media and analytics talents coordinating innovation in the interactive space.

ROLE REQUIREMENTS

  • 6+ years of experience in web application development
  • Expert knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript
  • Proficiency with modern JavaScript libraries and frameworks such as React, Vue.js, or AngularJS
  • Experience developing with NodeJS based application stack
  • Experience with testing frameworks such as Karma, Jasmine/Mocha and Chai
  • Strong experience working with UI build frameworks including Babel, Webpack and Gulp
  • Experience configuring and working with CI and CD development environments
  • Experience developing cross-platform compatible, dynamic applications for web and mobile
  • Strong understanding of Responsive Web Design (RWD) techniques and best practices
  • Experience with version control software including SVN, TFS or Git (Git preferred)
  • Strong understanding of Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) concepts
  • Experience working with RESTful API (aka Headless) first integration with backend services/data
  • Experience developing interfaces for industry leading CMS such as Sitecore or Adobe Experience Manager
  • Experience translating visual designs and wireframes into flexible and usable templates
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of people

QUALITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS

  • Familiarity with and adherence to web standards
  • Exposure to additional front-end technologies such as Sass/Less, Handlebars, TypeScript
  • Understanding of Section 508/Accessibility practices
  • Ability to write concise documentation that outlines workflow, thoughts, and patterns
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite along with a strong sense of motion and design
  • Experience working with web based creative tooling such as Sketch and Figma
  • Experience with eCommerce development
  • Experience working on an Agile or Lean teams
  • Experience mentoring more junior team members

 

AKQA is an Equal Opportunities Employer, we believe that diversity is vital to AKQA’s ability to provide our clients with the best recommendations and are committed to fostering a varied and inclusive work environment. Your race, colour, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or veteran status have no bearing on our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. 

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