Technical Lead - Web Development
Appirio
 Raleigh, NC

About Us

Appirio, a Wipro Company helps customers create next-generation Worker and Customer Experiences using the latest cloud technologies. Our free-thinking consultants deliver unmatched customer value by creating actionable strategies, delivering results quickly, and helping organizations adapt to a new experience-driven era. We do this by harnessing the power of one of the world’s largest crowdsourcing communities and thousands of pre-built solution accelerators. Appirio is a trusted partner to some of the world’s largest brands, including YP, Cardinal Health, Coca-Cola, eBay, Facebook, Home Depot, Sony PlayStation, Moen, and IBM.

Brief Summary of Role

The Technical Lead - Web  will demonstrate deep knowledge of Digital Experience Strategy with a focus on our Web and Mobile development sub-practice work in conjunction with an Appirio consulting team which includes Custom design, User Experience, Responsive Web Applications to be deployed on Mobile and Desktop platforms.  The Technical Lead - Web will work with a designer to build responsive interfaces in HTML5/CSS3 based on designs and style guide. The Technical Lead - Web will prototype the front end of the application using JavaScript frameworks in multiple environments. This person will also be a subject matter expert, work directly with customers.

Responsibilities

  • Consult with customers on various approaches to their custom solution including Design and Development methodologies, UI frameworks, platforms and tools.
  • Knowledgeable and comfortable developing and mentoring development team on using Javascript, ReactJS framework to develop Enterprise Class Applications
  • Manage a high volume of deals with a variety of industries and functions
  • Work with a designer to convert designs and style guide to responsive HTML5/CSS3 screens.  Must have a keen design eye to make the designer’s vision come to life.
  • Build working Front-End Prototypes for web and mobile using UI frameworks (such as Bootstrap, Native Base) and Javascript frameworks (such as ReactNative, Salesforce Lightning)
  • Implement Front-End coding into Salesforce and Heroku platforms, working with back-end developers to define service layer API
  • Be a thought leader, understand the latest trends and capabilities to implement modern and successful solutions
  • Act as a trusted advisor to customers by anticipating customer needs and identifying appropriate solution alternatives
  • Act as quality owner of the user interfaces, ensuring what was built matches designs, follows style guides, development best practices and gives the user the intended experience.
  • Build and maintain internal assets to accelerate project deliverables while maintaining coding standards and development patterns
  • Provide input for RFI and RFP responses, including the effort estimate, project team, timeline, implementation methodology, and solution components

Skills (Required)

  • Strong team player willing to pitch in and do whatever it takes to make our team/customer successful
  • Able to successfully use UI design patterns for templatized UI build and maximize reuse
  • Skilled in version control, git preferable
  • Skilled in Responsive design elements for deployment on mobile devices
  • Understand the differences in the browser engines and strength, weaknesses of each browser platform (Chromium, Mozilla etc)
  • Develop techniques that lead to better web performance using tools like Grunt and Gulp for image, CSS and JS optimization
  • Basic understanding of Mobile Technologies and platforms for deployment on Mobile
  • Professional, accountable, enthusiastic, and confident, with a customer focus
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to explain ideas very clearly through verbal, graphic, and written communication
  • Understanding of common design patterns, including Material Design
  • Photoshop and other design tools
  • Expert in HTML5 and CSS3
  • Experienced with various content management systems and CMS best practices
  • Building Responsive web solutions with CSS/JS
  • UI frameworks such as Bootstrap, Native Base and others
  • Javascript frameworks such as ReactJS or (others include Vue.js, AngularJS, etc)
  • Well versed with accessibility standards
  • Travel 10-50% on average

Skills (Preferred)

  • Experience leading a team and defining/implementing best practices
  • Experience with preprocessors (Sass, Less, Jade, etc)
  • Experience building Front Ends for mobile applications (iOS Interface Builder, Android UI Designer)
  • Experience with Salesforce Visualforce
  • Use and understanding of the Heroku development platform
  • User Experience analysis, building wireframes and UI design

Education and Required Experience

  • Degree in related field or equivalent work experience
  • 4+ yrs related experience

We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.