location / Princeton, New Jersey
date posted / 01/30/2017
job description / Senior Digital Front End Developer, MRM//McCann

Core Duties/Responsibilities

Senior Front End Developer


About the role:

MRM is seeking a Senior Web Developer for a large-scale Web 2.0 implementation for a Big 3 automaker. The Senior Web Developer is a member of the MRM technology team and reports to theTechnical Lead and Director of Technology. This role provides the leadership to the project’s web development staff and involves complex and unique technical problems, which requires the ability to collaborate with other disciplines. The Senior Web Developer will be required to exude extensive technical knowledge of all client side programming subject areas. The work on this project requires ingenuity and creativity. The Senior Web Developer also functions as the team leader for the web development staff and has experience managing/directing teams of up to 5 people.


  • Strong knowledge of Web 2.0 and its technologies, tools, vendors, and products
  • Leadership of the web development staff
  • Oversight and guidance for the design, code and testing of client solutions produced by the web development staff
  • Leadership for process improvement efforts
  • Assurance that the team meets service commitments for assigned deliverables
  • Provide inputs to test planning and execution
  • Fosters a collaborative, agency team environment, following and maintaining the specifications, guidelines and standards set by the department
  • Provides accurate estimation and delivery of projects
  • Assesses the development requirements and providing input with regard to the provision of standard vs. customized solutions
  • Provides technical problem resolution to complex issues 
  • 5-8 Years of Internet/Software industry experience
  • Expert knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, AJAX, JSON
  • Expert knowledge of cross-browser development and best practices
  • Must have experience working with Source Code Control systems Strong trouble-shooting skills
  • Experience with XML; SOAP; RESTful services; DOM parsing and memory management strategies
  • Experience with common web APIs, e.g. Facebook, Google or Youtube
  • Experience with templating engines and CMS driven front ends (Adobe Experience Manager/CQ, SiteCore, Drupal)
  • Application development life-cycle knowledge is required
  • In-depth knowledge of LAMP or .Net a plus
  • Advantage: MySQL or other relational databases and stored procedures
  • Experience with Mobile Application Development is a plus
  • Exposure to web development frameworks is a plus
  • Experience working within an agency environment is a plus

MRM//McCann is committed to being the most relevant, effective, indispensable marketing agency in the digital world. We are a leading Customer Experience Agency that puts people first. We employ the most innovative talent in the industry to meet each client’s unique challenges with positive, measureable results. Our strategic, creative and technological expertise-including deep experience with segmentation, targeting, and analytical tools and methodologies- deliver the most effective marketing programs and platforms in the world.

We love our diverse workplace! MRM//McCann is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria.

Required Skills/Knowledge/Experience