Front-End Engineer skilled in React.js and Next.js

Park Ridge, NJ 07656

Posted: 01/17/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Number: 574 Pay Rate: 140,000

Job Description

Description
 
Currently seeking a Front-End Engineer skilled in React.js and Next.js with specialized experience in developing and enhancing E-commerce websites to join our Digital Products team at our Corporate Headquarters in Park Ridge, NJ.  The role requires that the individual to have a strong background in building an engaging, responsive, and highly functional user interface to achieve our premium digital brand experience.

Responsibilities
 
  • Develop and implement user interfaces using React.js and Next.js, ensuring a highly responsive and visually appealing user experience.
  • Collaborate with product owners, UX/UI designers to understand user requirements and contribute to the product roadmap.
  • Participate in design reviews and provide feedback on the feasibility and usability of designs.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including back-end developers and other team members, to implement and iterate on features.
  • Build reusable UI components in Storybook.
  • Implement responsive design principles to ensure a consistent and enjoyable user experience across various devices and screen sizes.
  • Optimize front-end components for performance, speed, and cross-browser compatibility to deliver a fast and smooth user experience.
  • Develop ADA-compliant web applications.
  • Stay updated on Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).
  • Conduct regular ADA compliance audits and address any accessibility issues.
  • Embrace Agile methodologies to deliver software in short, iterative cycles, ensuring continuous feedback and improvement.
  • Participate in Agile ceremonies, including sprint planning, daily stand-ups, sprint reviews, and retrospectives.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to changing project requirements and priorities.
  • Integrate with E-commerce platforms and payment gateways to enable smooth and secure transactions.
  • Implement product catalog displays, shopping carts, and checkout processes to enhance the overall E-commerce experience.
  • Write and execute unit tests to ensure the reliability and robustness of front-end components.
  • Conduct thorough testing of E-commerce functionalities, including order processing.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in E-commerce and front-end development.
 
Position Requirements
 
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, information systems, or a related field from an accredited college or university is preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience designing/developing distributed, scalable cloud-based solutions using serverless technologies with Node.
  • Ability to innovate and provide functional applications with intuitive interfaces.
  • Deep knowledge on JavaScript language.
  • Strong capability developing responsive sites using React.js and Next.js.
  • Good understanding of ADA requirements and implementation.
  • Experience with software versioning and release management using of code versioning tools (e.g., Git) and CI/CD pipelines.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to interpret complex business requirements and encapsulate business logic/rules into reusable libraries.
  • Strong ability to exercise independent judgment, effectively prioritize, and execute tasks while under pressure.
  • Experience working both independently and, in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Excellent communication skills.
 
Preferred Skills:
 
  • Experience with cloud platforms preferably Azure
  • Understanding of SEO best practices for E-commerce websites.
  • Familiarity with AngularJS or other similar frameworks
  • Familiarity with performance monitoring tools and optimization techniques.

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Jason Destro

Over 20 years’ of recruiting experience with hands-on recruiting and placement of I.T. professionals (Full Time, Temp 2 Perm, & Contingent) in the NJ/NY/CT/PA marketplace for a wide variety of today's demanding IT skill sets. Focused on delivering exceptional service by understanding client’s objectives and goals.

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