Senior Creative Developer (Contract)
Modea is a young but growing digital agency. In fact, we were just featured in the INC Magazine list of the fastest growing privately owned companies in the United States. We were also named Small Agency of the Year for Best Culture by Ad Age. That growth and recognition hasn’t happened by accident. It’s the result of attracting and employing some of the industry’s most talented writers, developers, designers and thinkers. And we’re looking for a talented Senior Creative Developer with a mastery of front-end architecture to join our team.
This is a full-time, contract position. While preferred, you do not need to be able to work at our Blacksburg, VA offices However, occasional travel to and from here may be required.
Strong proficiency with jQuery and Ajax
Ability to translate complicated visual design into pixel-perfect presentation-layer (front-end) HTML/CSS
Knowledgeable of social media applications and framework APIs (Facebook, Twitter, etc)
Solid understanding of cross-browser/platform issues and constraints
Expert knowledge of creating CSS-driven layouts and mastery of working with the DOM
Experience with CMS applications such as Drupal, Wordpress and Expression Engine
Strong awareness of web standards, accessibility and SEO considerations with an ability to optimize code utilizing SEO best practices
Experience with incorporating custom fonts on the web utilizing tools such as TypeKit
Firm understanding of working with Photoshop, Illustrator and Fireworks to create images optimized for the web
Ability to follow functional and technical specifications
Ability to work efficiently amongst a team while utilizing Subversion (SVN) for source control
Excellent time management, problem solving, teamwork, and communication skills
Familiarity with server-side languages such as PHP and .NET as well as an understanding of MVC design patterns.
Experience with HTML5 and CSS3
Understanding of mobile web development