cj Advertising
  • 31-Jan-2019 to 23-May-2019 (CST)
  • Interactive
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Unrestricted PTO


Mission:  To quickly and efficiently develop modern, responsive websites, web pages, and apps that are optimized for all major browsers on all major operating systems and devices.

 

Position overview: The Front-End Web Developer is responsible for building websites, landing pages, email templates, and client-side apps in number of different environments (including, but not limited to, WordPress, Unbounce, Marketo, and AWS-based Apache web servers). Additionally, the Front-End Developer is responsible for helping to create and maintain internal design and development frameworks, as well as implementing and working with web hooks and connectivity to various SaaS services.

This position requires collaboration with other developers on the Development Team, as well as working closely with the Digital Creative Team to turn Photoshop and Sketch mockups into websites, modules, and landing pages. The developer will also work with the Project Management team and communicate project statuses, providing accurate updates to current work and tasks.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES

  • Creates usable, functional, responsive websites that are optimized for all major browsers on all major operating systems and devices
  • Follows the best development practices as specified by industry standards, as well as standards implemented by cjID team
  • Creates clean, solid, semantic markup with as little overhead and redundancy as possible
  • Creates sites that match site mockups as closely as possible across all major browsers
  • Maintains a knowledge and learning of current industry standards and uses them where appropriate
  • Collaborates with web designers to ensure that site designs are optimized for practical development solutions
  • Documents code and markup as needed
  • Works with other Developers and Digital Creative team to help create, maintain, and standardize internal development and design frameworks and libraries
  • Stays informed of current front-end technologies, libraries, and frameworks and provides recommendations for technologies when appropriate

 

Critical Competencies

  • Industry Knowledge learns quickly. Demonstrates ability to quickly and proficiently understand and absorb new information; has in-depth knowledge of pertinent industry information. A student of digital design practices and principles. Dedicated to understanding specific client/industry knowledge.
  • Creativity / Innovation  generates new and innovative approaches to problems.
  • Flexibility/ Adaptability adjusts quickly to changing priorities and conditions. Copes effectively with complexity and change. Calm under pressure. Communicates effectively.
  • Efficiency Plans and works efficiently; focuses on working smarter and assists those around them to do the same.

  

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of two years professional front-end development experience
  • Possess a solid, thorough understanding of browser document object model; understand how markup creates the DOM and how front-end scripting libraries interact with it
  • Be intimately familiar with HTML5, CSS3, Javascript/jQuery, and most common front-end frameworks
  • Possess a good understanding of Javascript and be comfortable writing code on an as-needed basis for front-end functionality, as well as for front-end service integrations.
  • Have a good working knowledge how HTML/CSS, JavaScript, and overall front-end DOM structure affects SEO
  • Have a solid understanding of front-end development, content management systems, and front-end templating systems
  • Be comfortable working occasionally in 3rd-party visual and WYSIWYG web builders and integrating custom markup and scripting via custom development
  • Prior experience working with content management systems, theme development for content management systems, and service webhooks/SaaS integrations
  • Possess experience integrating analytics and 3rd-party front-end libraries into websites
  • Be able to communicate any technical needs clearly and concisely to other team members
  • Demonstrate solid project management and communication skills
  • Be self-motivated, disciplined and able to work effectively as part of a team or individually
  • Ability to take direction and follow department procedures
  • Be willing to assist other members of the team as needed, both with technical issues as well as with general items (user flows, service setup questions, etc.); provide technical input and direction when necessary
  • Preferred: Experience in creating and maintaining internal pattern libraries and/or development frameworks for templating purposes
  • Preferred: Experience working with, setting up, and managing version control for web development projects
  • Preferred: Experience working in WordPress
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