Front-End Web Developer

We are looking for a Front-End Web Developer who is motivated to develop functional and appealing web- and mobile-based applications based on usability, and to provide website maintenance and enhancements using a combination of markup languages to write web pages.

Responsibilities will include translation of the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application. You will work with cross-agency teams and the UI/UX designer to bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks as well as how it works.

Responsibilities

– Determining the structure and design of web pages

– Build reusable code and libraries for future use

– Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs

– Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability

– Strike a balance between functional and aesthetic design

– Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders

Essential Duties & Responsibilities – Other duties may be assigned.

 

  • Development of web-based applications, web pages, emails, and landing pages; integrating code with other technologies (Web Services, client back-end systems, content management systems, Facebook, etc.); optimizing performance of front-end applications; and collaborating with other developers.
  • Assist with requirements gathering and functional specification creation with internal teams and external clients
  • Mentor and share knowledge with other technical and non-technical staff
  • Communicate directly with account managers and project managers for project planning/strategy and executionSkills and Qualifications

     

  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3.
  • Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS.
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery.
  • Good understanding of some or all of the advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks, such as AngularJS, KnockoutJS, BackboneJS, ReactJS, DurandalJS.
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX.
  • Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small. adjustments on an image. Familiarity with tools such as Photoshop is a plus.
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as {Git / Bit Bucket}.
  • Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them.
  • Good understanding of GDPR, Privacy and ADA compliance.
  • Experience with Marketo or Pardot a plus.
  • Experience with HTML emails desired, but not necessary.
  • Experience working with API integration across different platforms.
  • 2-3 years of hands-on experience with front end development in marketing or agency setting.
  • Comfortable in a high demand, high pace environment

Educational Requirements & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Science, or related field
  • 2-4 years of experience required
  • Understanding of key design principles
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and jQuery
  • Understanding of server-side CSS
  • Experience with responsive and adaptive design
  • Understanding of SEO principles
  • Good problem-solving skills