Job Description

We are looking for a capable, motivated individual with experience in front-end development and a willingness to learn more on the back-end. You should have an interest in programming for large, cloud-based platforms. You would be strengthening the collective skill-set of our core interdisciplinary team and would be working directly with designers, information architects, developers, and clients to tackle a stream of project challenges. This is an opportunity to expand your capabilities while enjoying the benefits of a small, but growing, organization.

The ideal candidate will have spent time working on teams, handling multiple projects at once, and is comfortable interacting directly with clients. You should be able to problem-solve and make purposeful decisions to achieve client goals within a given budget and timeline using best-practice technology solutions. This is a full-time, salaried, Washington, DC-based position with benefits.

Responsibilities

  • Quickly learning and using new technologies, dependent on client needs

  • Testing, analyzing, and debugging solutions across environments

  • Collaborating with developers, designers, and project managers to ensure timely, accurate delivery to the client

  • Presenting and defending decisions that balance the project roadmap, your own thinking, and fundamental programming principles

  • Interacting with and educating clients throughout the development process

  • Keeping yourself and your teammates updated with the latest changes and trends in cloud-based technologies

Requirements

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • 3+ years of development experience

  • Strong skills in writing modern HTML & CSS to bring beautiful designs to life

  • Passionate about creating interactive user experiences with Javascript application frameworks such as Angular, React, Vue.js, or Salesforce Lightning

  • Can't imagine life without Version Control

  • Eligible for security clearance

Nice to Haves

  • Experience collaborating with visual designers

  • Code samples showcasing your eye for design

  • Experience with the principles and techniques of visual design

  • Experience working with Salesforce or other CRM platforms

  • Experience with Drupal or Wordpress

  • Experience building REST APIs using NodeJS or other backend technologies

  • Experience with implementing WCAG accessible UIs

  • Very comfortable in the command-line

 

If interested please send resume as well as links to repo and/or relevant work examples to aaron.c@lookthink.com.

 

About LookThink

LookThink is a user experience consultancy based in Washington, DC, just south of Dupont Circle. We’re a tightly-knit team of energetic problem-solvers (20 strong) that prides itself on bringing a fresh perspective to our clients’ business challenges each and every day. We work in a big, open office which promotes a collaborative, team-based work style. Our clients range from small startups to large Fortune 100 corporations across the commercial, nonprofit, and public sectors. Our niche is the rethinking and enhancement of mission-critical business platforms and software that our clients depend on everyday from the perspective of the end-user.