Senior Creative Developer
Modea is a young but growing digital agency. Just check INC Magazine’s list of the fastest growing privately owned companies (we’re on it) and Ad Age’s Small Agency Awards (we’re the agency of the year for Best Culture). But our growth and recognition hasn’t happened by accident. It’s the result of attracting and employing the industry’s most talented writers, developers, designers and thinkers. And that’s where you come in.
Our Senior Creative Developers code for clients who embrace emerging technologies ranging from mobile applications and HTML5 to social media integration. In order to be successful at this we need developers who aren’t afraid to push the limits of what can do be done with code while leading and mentoring other developers to do the same. We need people who love exploring new methods and techniques and live to take front-end development to a new level. In short, we need developers who can bring awesome design to life.
Lead the creation of front-end development initiatives – hand coding HTML/CSS prototypes, templates and mobile web experiences utilizing industry standards and best practices.
Architect solutions that are scalable, easily manageable, stable and optimized for best performance over various devices and platforms.
Work with and mentor Creative Developers and other Creative Development Team members while working alongside visual designers, interaction designers and web application developers.
Stay current on industry trends and emerging technologies while taking part in research and development initiatives.
Computer Science or related degree from an accredited university
5+ years professional development experience with a solid portfolio of your best work
Expert knowledge of XHTML and CSS2 with a firm grasp of HTML5/CSS3
Experience with AJAX, XML and JSON data formats and an understanding of developing within a MVC architecture
Experience with mobile web development utilizing CSS3 techniques to target specific devices
Knowledge of server-side technologies such as PHP, Ruby and others a big plus
Knowledge of iOS and/or Android mobile app development and best practices a big plus
Knowledge of SEO and front-end optimization
Extremely comfortable with cross-browser compatibility/testing with the ability to build a highly interactive site that works flawlessly in all the major browsers
Firm grasp of using Photoshop and working with complex design comps to create images & assets
Solid understanding of browser/platform constraints and accessibility factors
Ability to work on multiple projects, working within time deadlines, & prioritize tasks for each
Passion for researching new trends within front-end web development
Ability to uphold the Modea level of excellence to ensure the highest level of quality in all deliverables
Teacher, mentor. You enjoy sharing your knowledge, leading and inspiring others.
Passionate, accountable and inventive, the true embodiment of our agency core values