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EY Experience Designer - Front End Lead in Secaucus, New Jersey

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

EY’s Client Technology Experience Design Group provides for several internal and client facing pieces of software spanning over multiple years of development. The program is forward looking and will be making use of the latest open source and Microsoft technologies amongst others. The program offers a chance to work on web applications that span the spectrum of devices from desktop to tablets to smart phones.

The tech lead position will have responsibility for the user interface along with all code that drives it. They will be embedded in SCRUM activities with feature teams as well as providing guidance to their peers. These responsibilities include all HTML, CSS in all of its forms, some javascript and any other client facing technologies.

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:

To qualify, candidates must also have:

  • 10+ years of relevant work experience with a concentration in front end design and development

  • 8+ years of client side JavaScript experience

  • 7+ years of OOP JavaScript and MVC Frameworks

  • 7+ years of RESTful application development

  • Expert in HTML

  • Expert in CSS

  • Expert with LESS or SASS

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field and/or equivalent work experience.

  • Ability to lead and task manage software engineers and provide appropriate level of guidance and oversight to ensure delivery of engineering deliverables.

  • A firm grasp of design concepts such as Responsive Design, Progressive Enhancement, Adaptive Rendering, and Minimal Download Strategy

  • Strong understanding on client side performance optimization techniques

  • Experience working in Agile Development Methodologies and frameworks such as SCRUM

  • Strong object oriented design skills and ability to articulate designs using UML diagrams

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Lead the development of the UI for SCRUM Team in all manner of web applications using HTML, CSS, LESS, SASS, JS, GIT, NPM & Command Line

  • Responsive Development

  • Drive client-side architecture of the application

  • Provide level of effort estimates for requirements

  • Track project tasks, provide status and ensure tasks completed on schedule

  • Review all front-end code

  • Work with UI/UX team to translate expectations into a working interface

  • Troubleshoot defects and code resolutions

  • A commitment to excellence, best practices, and the continuous improvement of our products, code base, processes, and tools

  • Coordinate with .Net developers to meet team and program goals

  • Due to the nature of the effort travel may be required

Additional desirable skills (optional) are the following:

  • Node.js

  • Mobile Design & Development

What we offer

As part of this role, you'll work in a highly integrated, global team with the opportunity and tools to grow, develop and drive your career forward. Here, you can combine global opportunity with flexible working. The EY benefits

package goes above and beyond too, focusing on your physical, emotional, financial and social well-being. Your recruiter can talk to you about the benefits available in your country. Here’s a snapshot of what we offer:

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

Please apply to this role only through the ‘Apply’ link (not through the local office). Your application will then be routed to the appropriate recruiting team.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

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