Front End Developer – Neoscape – Boston USA or Remote


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The Position
Neoscape is currently looking to add a new member to our award-winning interactive development team located in our Boston, MA studio. This is a full-time, work from home position (currently). Ability to work in the Boston office (we anticipate coming back) preferred but open to permanent remote for the right candidate. The primary focus of this position will be to work with the Web Director and the whole Neoscape team to develop websites and other related projects for a wide range of uses and clients all around the globe. Successful applicants should be extremely detail oriented, able to work on multiple high importance projects simultaneously, be able to work as part of a team and on their own with very limited guidance, and be able to assist other team members with questions and development issues. Good communication skills are absolutely critical for this position to ensure a quality look and feel for all our interactive applications and to devise future innovative solutions that reflect Neoscape’s pioneering brand identity.

Ability to manage multiple tasks, priorities and workload effectively to meet all schedules and deadlines
Experience with start-to-finish development of full websites
A deep understanding of front-end development issues and browser support limitations
Ability to accurately estimate ones time for completion
Willingness to jump in and help wherever it is needed, even if it’s out of your comfort zone
A strong desire to learn and improve your creative process balanced with a passion for teaching
Participate in design and architecture of forward-looking projects

Energetic, highly organized and self-driven individual

Extremely detail oriented and organized

Must have exceptional communication skills

Do whatever it takes to get the job done (not a 9-5 job)

BSc/MSc in Computer Science or relevant field

1 – 3 years experience, agency environment preferred

3+ years experience with JavaScript and Javascript Frameworks such as JQuery

Experience working with React, or a similar JavaScript framework

Expert knowledge of modern back-end development and back-end JavaScript (Node.js, Express)

Advanced knowledge of responsive design and mobile first layouts

Solid understanding of HTML / CSS / Advanced CSS Animations / HTML5 / CSS3

Strong UI Experience using SCSS at scale

Building reusable code for future use.

Optimizing web pages for maximum speed and scalability.

Experience diagnosing and solving cross-browser issues (>= IE11)

Solid experience with XML / JSON

Expert in responsive design and adaptive web development

Ensuring web design is optimized for smartphones.

Experience with Photoshop, Illustrator / SVG (graphics and paths)

Experience with XD, Sketch, Zeplin