UI Developer

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Our location in Waukegan /Chicago, IL currently has an opportunity for a Sr. Frontend Developer. You will be part of the Digital Technology Services team which is responsible for a portfolio of over 300 websites across different businesses at Abbott.

WHAT YOU'LL DO
  • Work alongside software developers, architects, UX/UI designers to design, develop, test and deploy high quality solutions on the Adobe Experience Manager platform
  • Lead design sessions: design and develop UI solutions that are aligned with client business objectives and Abbott brand
  • Demonstrate solid communication and listening skills to present solutions effectively and collaborate to achieve the best outcome
  • Provide solution recommendations with estimates on effort, resources and identify dependencies
  • Build UI based on pre-existing wireframes, designs or other business requirements
  • Take ownership in sprint delivery and resolve functional and technical issues related to the UI.
  • Perform code reviews and ensure that the team adheres to common coding standards. Lead quality initiatives and make sure that these are enforced in the development team.
  • Understand, implement and contribute to AEM best practices within the Adobe technical community.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING

Required
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline or equivalent
  • 5+ years of web development experience with multiple release cycles
  • Hands-on knowledge of enterprise-wide CMS
  • Proven expert with web development skills, including cross-browser HTML5, CSS3, and ES6 JavaScript and Web Standards
  • Proficiency with JavaScript libraries including jQuery
  • Experience with JavaScript application frameworks such as React JS, Angular.js or Bootstrap
  • Experience with cross browser/device responsive development
  • Experience working with Agile/Scrum
  • Ability 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

Preferred
  • Experience building components in Adobe Experience Manager (AEM 6.3+)
  • Experience implementing accessibility best practices to meet WCAG 2.0 guidelines
  • Knowledge of CI/CD
  • Experience with Adobe Target
  • SEO, web optimization


WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: www.abbottbenefits.com

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

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