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Front End Developer

Manassas, VA

Job Description

Founded in 2008, OPTiMO is an experienced consulting firm specializing in world-class, enterprise-level application development, system integration and digital design. We support a client base spanning the public and private sector, and we strive for excellence both in our design work and in the service to our clients.

The Front-End Developer will be responsible for creating graphic designs based on customer interactions and analysis of the customer websites, creating webpages with HTML/CSS, tweaking existing UI pages to address impacts of changed backend code and/or desired user flow changes, triaging and correcting browser compatibility issues.


  • Developing new and enhancing existing UIs for Web applications
  • Working closely with both our Java engineers and other UI designers
  • Developing desktop, mobile, and wearable interfaces for high-volume websites
  • Fixing bugs and problem-solving interactions to support UI designs


  • Intermediate-to-advanced JavaScript skills
  • Deep knowledge of cross-browser web development
  • 4+ years of Web UX/UI development experience
  • Experience translating flat design comps, wireframes, and interactive prototypes into production-ready code
  • Expert-level HTML/CSS experience
  • Experience with Dojo and jQuery UI
  • Experience tweaking UI (HTML/CSS) in a Java JSP/Struts2/Spring framework
  • Website design skills – particularly user flow/usability
  • Multitasking skills
  • Experience with version control software (SVN, git, etc.)
  • Experience with Agile development methodology
  • Strong written and phone communication
  • US Citizenship


  • Experience participating in a 1.0 release of software
  • Ability to see beyond the text of the requirement, to the motivations of the client
  • Strong experience with data interchange formats (XML, JSON, etc.)
  • Understanding of Section 508 accessibility requirements

 Location: OPTiMO Office, Manassas, VA, and Contracting-Team Site in Herndon, VA.

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