Job: Front End Developer/Designer

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Posted: 11/09/2017

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 9983

Job Description

Requisition Number 02457
Department Name: Molecular Medicine - JK
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Front End Developer/Designer
Position Summary:

Uses a variety of web technologies to build medium to large web applications and portals for both external-facing and internal use. Expected to discover, recommend and implement the latest web technologies, best practices and standards.

  • Design and develop web applications for external user and internal projects, ensuring end product meets end user and stakeholder requirements.
  • Consult on user project goals (best practices, conversion, Usability, UI / UX).
  • Perform usability testing, and translate results into actionable changes.
  • Develop technical strategies to monitor and increase usage of web-based tools.
  • Design and create artistic elements for websites.
  • Perform detailed usability analyses of existing applications.
  • Build efficient, re-usable, high performance web sites and applications.
  • Collaborate with product owners and engineers to develop acceptance criteria and testing requirements.
  • Handle multiple external and internal projects simultaneously.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.
Location: California
Additional Information:
Physical Requirements:

This position works in a laboratory office environment. Further details of the physical requirements of established essential functions for this position will be addressed/discussed during the interview process.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree, or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Process oriented problem solver with proven track record of solving moderately complex technical challenges.
  • Minimum 6 years similar or related experience writing high-performance, and reusable code.
  • Experience debugging web pages and web applications.
  • Strong front-end development skills: HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript (jQuery).
  • Experience with Bootstrap.
  • Strong UI / UX skill and understanding of Usability.
  • Experience with mobile and responsive design.
  • Experience working directly with back-end framework developers and/or using web frameworks
  • Dedication to produce clean code that validates and follows industry coding style standards.
  • Experience with CSS pre-processors: LESS and Sass.
  • Excellent organization and communication skill, both verbal and written.
  • Able to work collaboratively with a team.
  • Some experience with Adobe Suite skills: Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Experience with search engine optimization (SEO).
  • Some experience with cross-browser, platform, and device manual/automation testing.
  • Process-oriented problem solver with proven track record of solving moderately complex technical challenges
Preferred Qualifications:
Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience.
Job Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
EEO Statement

The Scripps Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic or status.

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La Jolla, CA 92037
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10550 N. Torrey Pines Rd.
La Jolla, CA 92037
10550 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 784-1000
Scripps Florida
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