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Presentation Layer Engineer

Presentation Layer Engineer

Job ID 
2015-17009
Job Locations 
US-OH-Dayton

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The Work We Do

 

Razorfish Commerce is a full service eBusiness consulting firm, that excels in driving engaging commerce, content, customer experience, and managed services solutions for market leaders across a myriad of B2C and B2B industries.

 

We have experienced strategic rapid expansion since 2001. We owe our continued growth and success to a mix of the right people, the right methodology, and the right knowledge and experience.

 

Why Razorfish Commerce?

 

We’re not here to punch the clock – no 9-5’ers needed!  We’re here to build something great; something that matters, and makes a difference in our clients’ business; something that changes our clients’ trajectory; and something that makes a difference in the world. 

 

Our colleagues tell us they joined Razorfish Commerce for a variety of reasons. Here are some of them:

  • Experience Driven Commerce focus – it’s not just one of many things we do, it‘s our core competency.
  • Global clients – here’s your chance to travel the world! Want to go to Ft. Wayne, IN, Burlington, VT, or maybe Switzerland, Germany, or Australia – all equally exciting right?
  • Complex and challenging work – end-to-end implementations that change our clients’ trajectory.
  • Commerce Training  (hybris and Adobe AEM)
    • hybris Bootcamp
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Guided hybris trails
    • Clients for Life program
    • Aggressive growth – 90% YOY 2013 and 2014
    • Remote work opportunities – spend the day in your PJ’s if you want!
    • Dedicated off-shore resources in China and India
    • Thought leaders in our space – our partners come to us for input
    • Crazy smart colleagues - mentorship from rock stars in the field
    • Multiple hybris and Adobe Go Lives
    • Entrepreneurial spirit and small company feel – we cultivate a culture where everyone has a voice, and chance to impact the future direction of the company.
    • Proven delivery methodology 

Set your own destiny with Razorfish Commerce. We provide the right project experience and professional development opportunities to fast-track your career.

Job Description:

We are seeking a Senior Presentation Layer Engineer (Senior PLE) to join our rapidly growing Technology team in our industry-leading presentation layer development practice. This role bridges the creative and technical aspects of project delivery. A Senior PLE implements the presentation tier including front-end and server-side technologies, merging the technical architecture. To achieve this integrated approach, they must have fundamental understanding of the creative aesthetic while implementing technically across a variety of platforms and frameworks. Ultimately, the Senior PLE is responsible for all aspects of presentation layer development including all project related browser and server technologies responsible for rendering the user experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for coding the execution of complex designs and interactions that reflect the creative and art direction provided within the established technical framework
  • Responsible for creation of all coded presentation layer deliverables
  • Works well as a team member on large accounts, understanding how a team operates and what is expected of the various roles on the project
  • Able to shift between a creative and a technical focus depending on the project need and/or the type of project
  • Establishes presentation layer requirements
  • May need to rapidly produce interim deliverables (such as style guide components, technical specifications, browser and market analysis, prototypes, proofs of concept, etc.) in addition to the final live site or application
  • Participates in developing supporting proposal materials for projects
  • Participates in scoping and planning work
  • Participates in writing detailed technical and functional specifications documentation
  • Able to take initiative to research and learn emerging technologies
  • May oversee a small team of PLEs
  • Participates in the greater presentation layer community

Qualifications:

  • At least 4-6+ years of experience hand-coding HTML5, CSS3 and other UI technologies
  • Deep understanding of object oriented JavaScript, solid programming background
  • Experience using .NET MVC, ASP.NET, JSP, Spring, PHP or other frameworks used to develop dynamic web pages
  • Expertise developing and testing across multiple browsers, platforms, DOM implementations, etc.
  • Experience with XML: XSLT, DTD or Schema modeling, DOM/XPath/SAX parsing
  • Experience with content management systems (CMS) and version control systems
  • Experience with Analytics Solutions (e.g. Omniture, Google Analytics, WebTrends)
  • User Interface Design, Information Architecture, graphic design experience is a plus
  • Understanding of good design principles and ability to adhere to complex design specifications during implementation
  • Experience developing accessible websites (Section 508, W3C WAI Guidelines, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately estimate and scope development work
  • Demonstrated ability to work closely with the client as a trusted advisor

Brand Overview:

Razorfish was born digital — it’s in our DNA. Today, we use that lifeblood to transform business at the convergence of creativity, technology, and media. We build brand experiences that engage consumers wherever/whenever/however they live in the digital world. We’re at the top of our game. Last year, we were included on Advertising Age’s A-List for the second year in a row — a first for any digital agency. Forrester listed us as a “Business Transformer” in their Agency Report, and as a leader in their Mobile Wave. Gartner also named us a leader in their Agency Report. At our core are brilliant people, including the 2,500 Fish in our offices in Australia, Brazil, China, France, Germany, Japan, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States. If you’re interested in a career with us, consider this: LinkedIn ranked Razorfish the 15th most in-demand employer in the U.S. and the 31st worldwide. Speaking of rankings, we scored a perfect 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index. Now we want to hear from you.