Are you a Senior Front End Developer / Design Lead? Does reading the following statement about what you do, get you excited: "combine the art of design with the art of programming"? Are you extremely collaborative and enjoy working with your teammates? Are you looking for your next long term contract opportunity? This position may be for you!!!
TITLE: Senior Front End Developer
Looking for an experienced and profoundly engaged Front-End Developer, based in Chicago, IL or virtually, who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming.
The Front-end?Developer will be responsible for implementing?visual?elements?that users see and interact within our applications.??
Front end Developers are responsible for ensuring the alignment of design and user experience requirements, optimizing web pages for maximum efficiency and maintaining brand consistency across all web pages, among other duties. They are required to work in alongside Back-end?Developers and Product Designers to ensure all elements of our applications?creation are consistent.?
Responsibilities will include translation of the UI/UX design wireframes?to?actual code that will produce visual elements of the application.??
Work?with the Product designer and bridge the gap between design?and?technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and?defining?how the application looks as well as how it?works. ?
Determining the structure and design of web pages and applications. ?
Ensuring user experience determines design choices. ?
Developing features to enhance the user experience. ?
Striking a balance between functional and aesthetic design. ?
Ensuring design is optimized for smartphones. ?
Building reusable code for future use and optimizing for maximum speed and scalability. ?
Utilizing a variety of markup languages to write web pages. ?
Maintaining brand consistency throughout design. ?
Be in charge of projects assigned to you, and use the strong relationships you've created to gather, refine and create the interactive presentations.
Set-up regular check-in points with the relevant stakeholders to keep any project on track and all involved up to date with the progress.
Work with other teams within the business to make sure all visuals are in line with the product branding.
Be able to work well within a small team and support colleagues on any ad-hoc requirements.
Proactively solve problems and review ways to improve business processes, competencies, tools, standards, and best practices.
Represent the team in all meetings and events required by Products and Alight in general.
Other duties including, but not limited to, assisting other teams from time to time.
Knowledge, skills & experience
Good understanding of data exchange concepts (database, api, json, etc..).
Angular front-end a must, React, Vue experience a plus.
Experience working with json and json parsing.
Knowledge of cross browser compatibility, components based web development, Sass, Typescript.
Experience with?component-based?web development?libraries?, Storybook experience a must
Proven ability to effectively communicate with others to achieve desired results; must be approachable and open-minded.
Ability to adhere to corporate standards and styles.
Strong team interaction with the ability to work with geographically dispersed teams.
Service-oriented with a strong sense of accountability.
Able to work under pressure of tight deadlines.
A very good eye for detail while safeguarding the big picture.
Strong problem-solving skills.
Flexibility and patience in working in a challenging environment.
About the company:
As a leading provider of human capital solutions, we help our clients and their people navigate the complexity of health, wealth and HR. We combine data-driven, consumer-centered technology with personalized care and service to deliver a superior customer experience. Our dedicated colleagues across 28 global centers help 23 million people and their 11 million family members simplify work and life, both now and in the future. At Alight, we are reimagining how people and organizations thrive.