Chicago: Front-end Developer

Careers  /  04.05.19

Job Title: Front-end Developer

Location: Chicago

Experience: 4+ years post-college experience full-time at a digital/design firm (or equivalent)

Salary: Competitive

Additional Compensation: paid time-off, monthly insurance stipend

We’re looking for an experienced developer who can connect the art of design with the science of programming.

Your responsibilities will span the full life-cycle of a wide range of web projects, from concept development and planning to execution and iterative improvement. You'll work as a key part of a team of strategists, designers, writers, video producers / editors and project managers to help craft unique front- and back-end solutions for clients ranging from start-ups to the Fortune 500.

Primary Duties

  • Helping conceive and develop unique user-facing solutions
  • Ensuring the technical feasibility of UI/UX concepts
  • Managing all aspects of the development cycle as part of a broader team
  • Developing reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Optimizing for maximum speed and scalability
  • Juggling multiple projects effectively
  • Helping us make smart decisions on new ideas

Capabilities and Experience

  • Deep knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, Sass/LESS, JS/jQuery
  • Experience with version control, PHP, MySQL, CRUD-style apps, APIs, AJAX and WordPress
  • Experience with asynchronous request handling and partial page updates
  • Understanding of browser rendering behavior and performance
  • Understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented programming
  • Comfortable with both server-side and client-side work
  • Familiarity with a range of front-end tools
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Takes pride in their work

To apply, please email your résumé, a cover letter, and a link to your portfolio: