Javascript/React Developer

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  • Location:

    Providence

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job ref:

    343837

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiration date:

    10/07/2021

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Javascript/React Developer for an opportunity with a client located in Providence, RI.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop smart, forward-thinking code to help drive pattern library adoption among designers and cross-platform developers
  • Manage ongoing backlog and perform code releases of the design pattern library
  • Navigate and influence multiple cross - functional creative and technical teams in a complex, matrix work environment
  • Support the planning, development, governance, and expansion of a digital pattern library
  • Evangelize for the adoption of web standards and reusable atomic design patterns, thinking globally throughout all web experiences
  • Audit, synthesize, vet, and create UX patterns and documentation
  • Able to translate designs to reusable pixel - perfect accessible mark-up
  • Serve as a resource to IT on how to use the design pattern library
  • Manage enterprise initiatives that require problem solving, relationship building, influencing and analyzing
  • Influence innovation across teams to ensure aligned; cohesive progress across multiple areas including technology, marketing, and service operations
  • Generally work is self-directed and not prescribed
  • Works with less structured, more complex issues
  • Serves as a resource to others
  • Reports to the Director, UX
  • Works closely with design team members, IT, traditional product, digital product, experience strategists, marketing, operations, project coordinators, and outside partners/vendors


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of experience with HTML, CSS/SCSS
  • 5+ years of experience with vanilla JavaScript, with the ability to code JS from scratch
  • 3+ years of experience with various JavaScript libraries and frameworks (primarily React)
  • Experience with common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, NPM, etc.
  • Understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and how to overcome them
  • Solid grasp of web accessibility issues and how to navigate and meet current WCAG AA standards
  • Comfortable with Git version control
  • Familiar with modern front-end build pipelines and tools (Docker, Jenkins, etc.)
  • Solid understanding of Content Management Systems (CMS)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience creating or curating an enterprise design pattern library
  • Design background (but must be a developer foremost)
  • Familiarity with Storybookjs and Gatsbyjs
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve goals in a large matrix environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and influence others
  • Developing to WCAG 2.0 / Section 508 Accessibility guidelines
  • Proficiency in design tools (e.g. Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, Axure, Invision, among others)
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

EEO Employer

Signature Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Signature will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 888.838.1020.