Front End Web Developer

Front End Web Developer

The Front End Web Developer will be a core member of the Woodridge development team and will be an important contributor in delivering quality software to our clients (client interaction will be expected).

Job Functions

  • Develop functional and appealing web and mobile applications by translating UX wireframes to actual code that will produce the visual elements of the applications
  • Provide website maintenance and enhancements
  • Use a combination of markup languages to write web pages
  • Create functional demos and prototypes
  • Assist back-end developers with coding and troubleshooting
  • Create and maintain cascading style sheets (CSS) that are consistent across all browsers and platforms
  • Responsible for applying look & feel to mobile apps and websites using scalable responsive techniques.
  • Maintain graphic standards and branding throughout a project’s interface
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies
  • Promote usability best practices
  • Research and present on a technical topic of your choice 1-2x per year

The primary qualification is that you are bright, and are have good front end web development skills. Successful candidates, however, typically have the following:

  • Two+ years website development experience including experience with responsive website development and best practices
  • Strong knowledge of CSS and semantic HTML. Experience with Sass preferred.
  • Advanced Javascript skills
  • Understanding of and experience with Git
  • Experience with accessibility, animation, design systems, or style guides is a plus.
  • Clean well-commented/documented code with a strong drive to create engaging user experiences
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Understanding of common software project management and development practices
  • Ability to help define and meet deadlines; know how long it will take you do x, y, and z
  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Web Design, Computer Science, Information Systems, Graphic Design, or equivalent experience

This is a full-time, salaried position, not an hourly or contract position.