Ruby on Rails Developer
Location: Livonia, Michigan
Start Date / End Date: 07/16/2018 to 01/16/2019
3-5 years’ demonstrable experience in digital and web.
Marketing, advertising, design or brand building experience.
Good understanding of UX and UI design best practices.
Ability to think beyond the small picture into big picture branding.
Ability to multitask.
A willingness and desire to re-examine what you know in order to continually challenge your creativity.
Deep understanding of web standards, responsive web design, and atomic/modular design principles.
5+ years’ experience developing critical, large scale customer facing web applications / sites with high volume and high-reliability requirements.
Strong knowledge and experience in n-tier web applications with knowledge of the different tiers including web servers, application servers, databases and infrastructure.
Extensive UI development proficiencies, including:
Ruby on Rails
HTML / HTML5
CSS / CSS3 / SCSS
Custom JS coding is ideal along with knowledge of client-side libraries and frameworks such as jQuery, React, and Angular.
Front-end build tools such as Grunt/Gulp, Assemble, Bower, Yeoman, Node.
Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX.
Use of version control software, such as Git
Web accessibility utilizing WCAG, Section 508, and WAI-ARIA standards.
Experience with cross-platform, cross-device, and cross-browser testing.
Excellent communication skills, including the ability to interface with multiple teams.
Strong presentation skills, ability to explain technical considerations and recommendations to both peers and clients/stakeholders.
Experience with UI Frameworks, the ability to develop quickly, experience with RAD/Agile methods
Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image.
Familiarity with tools such as Photoshop is a must.
Critical thinking skills to understand user needs and business goals, and translate them into well-designed code.
Good understanding of user experience principles.
Security mindedness in development practices.
Prototyping, usability and/or UI design, web services.
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and meet aggressive deadlines.
Be energetic, motivated, team oriented, and a fast learner.
BS in Computer Science / Engineering a plus.
Diverse Lynx LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive due consideration for employment without any discrimination. All applicants will be evaluated solely on the basis of their ability, competence and their proven capability to perform the functions outlined in the corresponding role. We promote and support a diverse workforce across all levels in the company.
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