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Front End Web Developer

at Gerson Lehrman Group (New York, NY, USA) Full Time Friday, July 30th, 2010

Job Description:

The Company:

Gerson Lehrman Group provides technology and services to support a marketplace for expertise. Our platforms help the world’s leading financial services firms, consultancies, corporations, and nonprofits find and interact with experts in a broad range of industries and disciplines. We have engineering offices in Boston, New York, Dublin, and Austin. For more information about Gerson Lehrman Group, please visit www.glgroup.com

The Department:

GLG Engineering has over 100 professionals who possess deep skill sets in Web-based technology. We utilize agile methodologies to inspire communication and team collaboration. We enjoy a casual dress code, complimentary beverages, an engaging environment, and random acts of cupcake. If you want to hone your skills by working with the latest Web development technology at a place where you will be appreciated and challenged by your colleagues, then we are looking for you.

The Position:

We are looking for a Front End Web Developer to join an agile development team working on our internal web applications. Responsibilities will include:

* Being the primary liaison between the developers and visual design/IA

* Translating wireframes into production ready front end code

* Innovating front end solutions for existing application problems

* Developing cutting edge interactions for new applications and features

* Contributing to our JavaScript and CSS standards and practices

* Advocating web standards and visual integrity

* Loving what you do

Expected Background:

* Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience in Design, Computer Science or related area

* Minimum of 2 years experience in web development and presentation layer design/coding

* Demonstrated implementation of a UI toolkit (JQuery [preferred], YUI)

* Mastery of cross browser CSS and HTML

* Proven understanding of Javascript fundamentals

* Broad knowledge of web standards and trends

Pluses:

* Experience using Adobe Photoshop, ASP.NET, C# or Flash

* Experience using Agile methods such as Scrum and XP

* Experience using the Model-View-Controller pattern

How to apply:

Please email a resume, a cover letter, and links to a few relevant work samples to [email protected]