[Remote] Front-end Dev needed

at Helium Systems Inc. (Anywhere)

Helium.co is providing the next generation of wireless infrastructure, designed to get billions of smart devices of the future connected to the internet.

http://venturebeat.com/2014/10/02/shawn-fannings-connected-hardware-startup-helium-raises-nearly-16m/

We're looking for an awesome Front End Developer to work with us on a variety of projects and help the team move forward building some brand new types of software service.

What is the role of a Front End Developer?
As a Front End Developer, your main responsibility is for the production, modification and maintenance of websites and web application’s user interfaces. This involves working closely with designers, in using semantic mark-up language i.e. XTMTL/CSS, to turn their static Photoshop designs into working browser based web pages. You’ll also work closely with server-side developers to implement their server-side code in order to develop complex, interactive and database driven websites.

As a Front End Developer you’ll also be responsible for;

– Providing accurate timing estimates on work.
– Contributing to documentation (instructional, pitch and technical specification)
– Train other non-technical staff particularly designers.
– Contributing to the company development standards working closely with the Head of Development or Technical Director.
– Discussing technical solutions with clients and providing innovative new ideas to solutions.
– Maintaining a high awareness of industry issues and trends, particularly in regard to accessibility, usability, and emerging technologies, and keep team members informed as appropriate, with a view to incorporating these in future projects and staying ahead of the market and position yourself and the company as a digital specialist.
– Constantly seeking to develop yourself by learning new technologies and keeping abreast of your markets developments.
– Skills and experience necessary for this role:
– Excellent HTML, XHTML, CSS programming skills
– Coding valid XHTML and CSS mark-up
– Developing cross-browser and cross-platform compatible solutions
– Exceptional JavaScript programming skills
– Experience with JQuery
– Knowledge of working with JavaScript frameworks to create rich interactive content
– Experience integrating with server-side code to produce dynamic pages
– Excitement about emerging web technologies such as HTML5 and CSS3
– Good understanding of Web Accessibility
– Experience working with version control systems such as SVN
– Experience building sites to at least an AA standard?
– Some experience in AJAX techniques
– Knowledge of HTML Email best practice desirable


Remote Work:

Helium.co is based in America, but has a distributed team over UK & US. If you are based in London, you will be working with our Lead Designer directly. The implications of working with a remote company require that you to be set up as a company yourself (if you are moving from freelance, chances are you are already in this position). The benefits are that we are super-flexible with working hours and workplace.

Salary is competitive as well as Stock Options.

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Published at 20 Oct 2014
Expires on 20 Apr 2015
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