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Voyager Search is looking for a Front-End Web Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. We are building a B2C application, not a marketing website, and our users are concerned with someone who puts function over flash. Responsibilities will include translation of the UI/UX design wireframes to code that will produce the visual elements of the application. You will work with the UI/UX designer to bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks as well as how it works.

Responsibilities

  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Collaborate with product management and other developers to define innovative solutions for the Voyager Product Suite
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex designs

Skills and Qualifications

  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
  • Mastery of AngularJS
  • Experience with VueJS,
  • Python experience desirable
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, OmniGraffle, or other visual design and wire-framing tools
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image. Familiarity with tools such as Gimp or Photoshop is a plus.
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and workarounds.
  • Proficient understanding of the code versioning tool Git
  • Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them.
  • 5+ years of front-end development experience
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • BS/MS in Human-Computer Interaction, Computer Science or related

Logistical bits

  • Location: Most employees work from home, but you are welcome to join our office in Redlands, CA. We offer flexible schedule, paid vacation and sick time, paternity leave, health benefits and a 401(k)

Apply: Send a cover letter and resume and portfolio examples to jobs@voyagersearch.com

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