Interactive / Front End Developer - Freelance
Non Linear Creations - Ottawa, ON

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Interactive / Front End Developer - Freelance

Non-Linear Creations (NLC) is seeking an Interactive/Front End Developer for a contract position.

As an Interactive Developer you would be responsible for developing interactive web based applications using Industry best practices to deliver high value and quality to NLC clients. The Interactive Developer works closely with Visual Designers and Application Developers to build highly efficient, user-friendly interfaces.

You would evaluate and recommend appropriate usage of Rich-UI components and capabilities to enhance the user experience. The Interactive Developer works closely with clients and represents NLC’s expertise and thought leadership in Interactive technologies and applications.


Provide context and guidance for integration and implementation of Front End Interfaces
Translate wireframes, comps, and functional requirements into functional HTML/ CSS/ JavaScript
Develop mobile sites and applications across a broad range of devices, and mobile operating systems using a blend of existing frameworks and custom code
Implement complex Ajax interactions
Develop JavaScript using standard frameworks (jQuery, dojo, Yahoo UI, etc.)
Apply knowledge of emerging technologies (HTML5, CSS3, Canvas 2d API, Geolocation, WebGL) to create best of breed solutions for our clients and partners
Integrate Social Media plug-ins and APIs like FB, TW, YT, etc.
Understand and work around common issues like browser security issues, iframe to iframe communication, https requests
Work on CMS based environment e.g. SharePoint, Sitecore
Use standard toolsets to develop, validate and test code (Qunit, Jasmine)
Understand, implement and advocate front end performance
Provide technology and implementation expertise to domain, projects, or client

Experience Guidelines:

Excellent knowledge of hand-coded (X)HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and the DOM
Strong experience in developing standards compliant, CSS based layouts
Knowledge of JavaScript/UI libraries and their use in implementing AJAX solution
Must dominate at least one of the following libraries: jQuery, Dojo, YUI
Understanding of SEO and accessibility issues and how they relate to development
Good working knowledge of the Adobe suite of products
Strong graphics manipulation/optimization skills using Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.
Ability to thrive under tight deadlines and manage time efficiently
Experience working on large branded websites a plus
Experience working with CMS, Portal technologies, and/or backend frameworks (.NET) a plus.

Please apply by November 16th.

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