The Burntcow Mediaworks Team has been involved in the design and development of web-based communications since 1994. Our collective expertise represents decades of technology and design knowledge.
Through our experience, we have delivered value for organizations from the size of your neighborhood tavern to multi-billion dollar banking concerns. We embrace modern web development practices and tools to ensure consistency, stability, and performance. We are passionate about what we do and we love to work with organizations who have the same excitement about their business. We love to learn.
You will join our team as a UI/UX Developer. You will take the lead in building the user experience while working collaboratively with the rest of the team to deliver a quality product.
This is a remote role, and you will need to be available during CST working hours. This role is a full-time contract/freelance position on a long-term client contract. We are only open to candidates who can work five days per week (Monday-Friday).
What We Are Looking For
As a Front End (UI) Software Engineering Lead, you will be responsible for building and supporting client web/mobile (digital) applications using HTML, CSS, and JS. This role focuses on creating responsive, performant, and scalable code for integration into Java, LAMP, and .NET ecosystems. You will be responsible for developing sophisticated digital experiences and must be proficient with front-end web development practices.
Develop functional and appealing web applications based on usability/user experience
Use a combination of markup languages to write web pages or responsive sites
Assist back-end developers in coding and troubleshooting the translations between the FE and BE code
Create cascading style sheets (CSS) that are consistent across all browsers and platforms
Maintain graphic standards and brand guidelines throughout the product's interface
Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies (e.g. wearables, etc.)
Promote usability best practices and industry standards (W3C, WCAG, ADA, etc.)
BS degree in computer science or related technical field (preferred, but equivalent experience is sufficient)
5+ years of software development experience.
2+ years of experience in web technologies.
Experience with web frameworks like React, Angular, [url removed, login to view], Polymer, [url removed, login to view], Backbone, and Ember.
Experience developing Adaptive or Responsive websites using HTML5 and CSS3.
Familiarity with build tools such as webpack, Rollup, gulp, and Grunt.
Computer Science foundational knowledge including competencies working with design patterns, data structures, and algorithms.
Experience automated testing and proficient with a testing framework (e.g. Jest, Mocha).
Experience working with a source versioning tool, such as Git.
Experience working as a member of an Agile software development team.
Strong verbal and written communication skills demonstrating technical leadership.
Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
Experience with Node.js and React.
Experience working with GraphQL and RESTful web services.
Experience building accessible websites.
Experience working on project facilitating true CI and CD.
Exposure to DevOps tools, processes, and culture (e.g. Kubernetes, Docker, Spinnaker, Jenkins, Git, etc.).
Awareness of new and emerging technologies.