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Fwd: [nycchi] [JOB] UI Developer, NYC | 90-120k

This is a full time, on-site, salaried UI Developer position located in New York City paying $90,000-$120,000 depending on experience + benefits. No telecommuting allowed. US Citizens or Green Card holders only please. Local candidates only. Thank you.


My New York City client is looking for a talented User-Interface Developer to help with the development effort for a new web based application. As a developer you will be responsible for working with a talented team in implementing a complex web-based UI with a lot of JavaScript on the front-end and Grails on the back-end. In addition to the web app, we also have an application across multiple mobile platforms. It is essential that the right candidate be able to rapidly create working user-interfaces in an agile development environment.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

* Work with other Software Developers to develop highly functional, scalable, reliable web based applications.

* Rapidly create user-interfaces using Ajax, JavaScript, HTML and CSS in a Grails environment (Java/Groovy/Rails).

* Participate in requirement gathering and analysis activities from a software developer perspective.

* Be skilled at progressing from problem statement and design documents to implementation details.

* Translate high-level and low-level design documents into full fledged web based applications.

* Identify, recommend, and embrace open-source software development.

* Complete tasks and projects on time with minimal guidance.


Required Job Related Skills and Experience

* Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or equivalent experience.

* Expert in user-interface development, preferably in a Java environment, and using the following technologies: HTML/DHTML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, jQuery or similar JavaScript library (but should be comfortable without the support of a JS library), cross-browser compatibility.

* Excellent teamwork skills as well as verbal and written communication skills.

* Proficient in software tools such as Eclipse/IntelliJ is needed to complete development projects successfully.

* Strong conceptualization skills and ability to provide workflow solutions to complex problems.

* Ability to work independently with minimal direction.

* Strong categorization/data organization skills.

* Knowledge of basic data and workflow modeling methodologies.

* Must have experience and be able to work well in fast-paced, dynamic agile environments.


Desired Job Related Skills and Experience

* Experience with Grails or some related MVC framework.

* iCal and CalDav interfaces.

* Well versed in software change control and versioning.

* Rich experience in Object-Oriented Analysis and Design, UML methodology and Design Patterns.


If you are interested in this job, please submit your resume and salary requirements to beau[AT]

Thank you,

Beau J. Gould


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