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Front End Developer

Danvers, MA

Cell Signaling Technology, Inc. (CST) is a worldwide leader in the development and commercialization of antibodies, assays and research tools. As a company of scientists for scientists, we have developed PTMScan®, a technology to discover protein post-translational modifications, PhosphoSitePlus®, an online resource for investigation of post-translational modifications, and XMT® technology, a proprietary method to develop exceptional monoclonal antibodies. We are fully committed to developing new research tools to help define the mechanisms underlying cell function and disease, thereby broadly accelerating progress in biomedical research and medicine.

We are seeking an experienced Front End Developer to support Cell Signaling Technology's Commercial Systems team. The Front End Developer will be a key member of the web/eComm and PIM agile teams and will be responsible for developing aesthetically-pleasing and functional designs, building new functionality utilizing rapid prototyping and iterative design methodologies, and documenting JavaScript and HTML/CSS best practices. In addition, the Front End Developer will work collaboratively with Marketing and IT to enhance and optimize the interactive user experience of the web/ecomm platform.

Responsibilities:

  • Engage with internal customers (Marketing, IT, team stakeholders, and end-users) to optimize existing web based functionality
  • Able to take a high fidelity mock-up and quickly and efficiently build into a working user interface
  • Collaborate with the development team, content editors, graphic designers, users, and others to develop clean and intuitive UI application designs
  • Ensure digital assets managed within CST’s PIM system to ensure accurate presentation in multiple channels (web, email, social, or print)
  • Responsible for production ready, large-scale cross-platform, cross-browser compatible JavaScript-based applications that run in multi-device web browsers
  • Set and enforce best practices for JavaScript, HTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • BS/BA with emphasis in web/graphic design, computer science, related technical field or equivalent work experience required
  • 3+ years' experience in Web and Graphic design, with preferred emphasis in web layout and design; catalog and form layout; and workflow design a plus
  • Experience with XHTML, HTML, CSS, JavaScript (jQuery), Bootstrap, as well as hands-on experience with content management systems
  • Experience with REST and SOAP services (with ability to create services preferred)
  • Experience with version and source control, preferably Git and Github and Jira
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Responsive Web Design
  • Knowledgeable in WCAG 2.0 and 508/accessibility guidelines
  • Experience working in an Agile team structure

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Strong communication and consulting skills that include leading design-related conversations, ideation on project requirements, ability to build and nurture good relationships and foster environments for open, productive collaboration
  • Ability to layout web pages with well formed HTML code and CSS across all browsers and platforms
  • DevOps type experience, such as configuring Bamboo builds
  • Advanced Photoshop skills
  • Experience with InDesign, Acrobat, MS Excel, Word & Access
  • Knowledge of relational databases

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You will be taken to an external website, please attach your cover letter and resume as one document and refer to job code FEDEV-2016-N when applying.