Lela is a tech start-up based in New York City. This is an opportunity to work with experienced team members who are best-in-class for their work streams.
The candidates should be New York or surrounding states residents.
As a Front End Developer, your main responsibility is for the production, modification and maintenance of websites and web applications user interfaces. This involves working closely with designers, in using semantic mark up language i.e. XTMTL/CSS, to turn their static Photoshop designs into working browser based web pages. Youll also work closely with server-side developers to implement their server-side code in order to develop complex, interactive and database driven websites. As a Front End Developer youll also be responsible for:
Providing accurate timing estimates on work
Contributing to documentation (instructional, pitch and technical specification)
Train other non technical staff particularly designers
Contributing to the company development standards working closely with the Head of Development or Technical Director.
Discussing technical solutions with clients and providing innovative new ideas to solutions.
Maintaining a high awareness of industry issues and trends, particularly in regard to accessibility, usability, and emerging technologies, and keep team members informed as appropriate, with a view to incorporating these in future projects and staying ahead of the market and position yourself and the company as a digital specialist.
Constantly seeking to develop yourself by learning new technologies and keeping abreast of your markets developments.
Excellent HTML, XHTML, CSS programming skills
Coding valid XHTML and CSS mark-up
Developing cross-browser and cross-platform compatible solutions
Experience with JQuery / JQuery UI / JQuery Mobile
Excellent experience in AJAX techniques
Experience integrating with server-side code to produce dynamic pages
Excitement about emerging web technologies such as HTML5 and CSS3
Good understanding of Mobile Web development techniques.
Good experience working with version control systems such as SVN
Good experience with JSP and JTSL in a Spring MVC framework environment including Strut Tiles
Please send resume and cover letter to Jobs@lela.com with Subject Line "Front End Developer"; emails without these subject lines will not be considered. No calls please.