GREECE

Creative Front-End Developer

Athens

We are looking for a Front-End Developer, to join our creative team that is highly skilled in interpreting creative needs and desires into easy to use, engaging digital user experiences.

We are a digital agency with a focus on flawless user experience. We craft everything. From an application that makes content available anywhere, to extremely sophisticated platforms for our global clients. Our front-end developers have a broad range of technical opportunities to explore. Ensuring full collaboration between our technology, user experience, creative and strategy teams we enable the creation of complex, award-winning, no-one-else-is-doing-it, amazing work.

For Front-End Developers who would like to hack with us, Isobar is seeking applicants who have proven work experience developing and supporting enterprise-class web applications utilizing all available front-end technologies. Leveraging a solid knowledge of HTML/CSS, JavaScript and JavaScript frameworks, candidates will work in a collaborative environment to develop highly interactive digital experiences.

The candidate will take direction from tech and creative leads while communicating issues, providing estimates and helping to envision creative solutions to technical challenges. Candidates must be team-oriented, and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. The ideal candidate will have experience interfacing with various back-end technologies as well as frameworks and services. Our Front End Developers must demonstrate the ability to master new/emerging technologies, and take initiative to offer technical direction and creative solutions.

Joining one of the largest, award-wining digital agencies in Greece, is an exciting opportunity to become part of a tight-knit collaborative team and work on a wide range of clients and projects, including digital marketing campaigns, websites, mobile apps, social network communication campaigns.

REQUIREMENTS

Essential duties and Core skills:

  • Coding and unit testing in HTML/HTML5, CSS3.
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery.
  • Keen eye for design & motion and a passion for pushing these to the next level through code.
  • The ability to own an end-to-end front-end development of a project.
  • Understanding of semantic meanings on markup code and W3C standards.
  • Able to create markup that is consistent across all browsers and platforms, understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Thorough understanding of fluid and responsive layout, browser behavior and compatibility, and cross-device issues and solutions.
  • Understand how content, design, and UI work together for an optimal user experience.
  • Experience in consuming Javascript APIs (Google maps, Youtube Player, Facebook).
  • Good understanding of SEO principles and digital communication channels like Social Media platforms & Video/YouTube.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and other graphic editing tools of the Creative Cloud. (This is not a design role, but a good knowledge of basic design and animation principles is a must huge plus).
  • You must be able to provide a portfolio with your work.

Soft Skills :

  • Excellent organization skills with a proven ability to manage multiple projects and adjust to frequent changes and priorities.
  • Team player and collaborator who can easily adapt and adjust within a dynamic agency environment.
  • Persuasive and effective communication skills including experience presenting to and winning clients by clearly articulating coding strategies.
  • Passion for Web Design & UI/UX design with thorough understanding of methods and techniques.
  • Be creatively ambitious with project ownership and pro-activeness.
  • 2 year minimum experience in Front End Development proven by an outstanding online portfolio.
  • Agency experience preferred.

Will be consider as a plus:

  • Experience with Canvas / WebGL.
  • Good understanding of libraries such as AngularJS, BackboneJS.
  • A current knowledge of mobile best practices, including the Apple Human Interface and Android’s material design.
  • Basic knowledge of SQL & back-end experience on Microsoft Technologies (.NET, MS SQL).