Front End Developer

4:40 pm

We are looking for a Front-End Web Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. 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 the UI/UX designer and 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

  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
  • Review designs created by web designers; ask any necessary clarifying questions before starting on work
  • Write code to implement those visual elements into various web applications
  • Create prototypes, mockups, and staging sites for review and feedback
  • Optimize websites and applications to ensure fast loading speeds
  • Maintain websites and implement any necessary additions or enhancements
  • Identify and troubleshoot various website issues and coding problems
  • Collaborate with members of the website team (including designers and back-end developers) to consistently improve functionality and user-friendliness of the web applications
  • Maintain updated knowledge of the development industry and any advancements in technology
  • Meet tight deadlines as required

Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, XML and CSS3
Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
Proficient understanding of client-side CSS and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery, Bootstrap 4 and AngularJS
Good understanding of server side programming frameworks / language(s) such as PHP, CI or laravel
Good understanding of WordPress / Other CMS Frameworks
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 as Gimp or Photoshop is a plus.
Familiarity with Linux OS (CentOS)
Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility and web speed optimization (minification and caching)
Proficient understanding of code versioning tools
At least 1 year experience in a front end development role
Knowledge in Magento 1 / 2 is a plus

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