Position Lead Front-End Developer (Angular or React or Polymer)
Location St. Louis County
Starts Within a Couple Weeks
Duration 5 months, temp-to-hire
Status Temp-to-hire, 40 hrs/wk, 100% onsite
Rate $43-$53/hr, $110,000-$120,000 Annually; DOE
Our client is in need of a long-term freelance Lead Front-End Developer with 7+ years of experience, Angular or React or Polymer skills, and an interest in contributing to applications with ambitious architectures based upon Google’s Polymer library.

We are in the process of establishing best practices for web component-based solutions and need a lead developer who can help with this effort, as well as transfer that knowledge to a small team of developers. The technical lead should eventually reach a level of expertise which allows them to architect client-specific Polymer solutions and train their team to do likewise. The technical lead will be responsible for their team’s code quality and will work in a hands-on role with their developers and maintain a high level of collaboration through code reviews, showcases, one-on-one meetings and pair programming. This role will be 50% coding and 50% coaching/leading/solution design.

Lead UI Developer Responsibilities:
• Provide code development and developer testing for mobile responsive web sites
• Provide hands-on, problem solving for client project teams
• Interact with project team members during software development to maintain usability, site functionality, and implementation of best practices
• Contribute to development utilizing agile techniques
• Mentors and coaches lower level developers

Lead UI Developer Qualifications:
• Expert in HTML, CSS, and Javascript
• Production experience with Angular, React, Ember, Vue, or other javascript-based UI libraries/frameworks. Polymer (huge bonus)
• Demonstrated ability with one (or more) major Javascript frameworks
• Strong skills with Angular or React or Polymer
• Familiarity with web components and relevant design patterns
• Familiarity with Google’s Material Design
• Familiarity with different application build and dependency management systems (Polymer CLI, Grunt/Gulp, Bower, Yarn, NPM)
• Familiarity with different software testing practices (unit tests, functional tests, automated browser testing, regression testing); Need resources with strong unit testing regime experience
• Jira/Atlassian product family, or like products for managing user features and stories, scope management, project management
• Experience using versioning software/repositories, preferably Git
• Familiarity with ES6 or TypeScript

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: cc211@jobalert.creativecircle.com