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Front End Web Developer

Position at a Confidential Company

New York, NY

Mar 26
Job Description

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering or a related field. Candidates must demonstrate proficiency in programming languages such as HTML, C#, JavaScript and SQL. Front End Developers should also have a thorough understanding of web design and SEO optimization. Most employers prefer applicants who have trained in cross-platform website design and keep themselves up to date on new website tools and languages as they enter the workforce.

Must have several years of experience in web or app development. Past experience and work in cross-platform web design is a plus. Must have a keen eye for design as this position is heavily involved in the visual appearance of our web sites, should have work experience in graphic design as well. Candidates should send a link to a portfolio of their work and code as proof of their experience and abilities.

This is a Contract position that will move to Full Time when we return to the office in Summer 2021.

Job description:
• Develop the overall look and technical design of a website
• Writing website code with programming languages such as HTML, C++, and Java
• Producing, maintaining, and modifying websites and user interfaces
• Develop and refine the frameworks, technologies, toolkit, methodology, process that used to develop the front-end code
• A good sense of UX/UI to enhance the website experience
• Build on the starting "template" –instructions, stubbed code, etc. for internal use as well as third party developers
• Ensuring websites are visually accessible across many platforms, including laptops and smartphones
• Routinely testing and fixing websites for ease of use, speed, and other quality factors

The Front-End Developer will have the following qualifications:
• Understands key website design principles and SEO optimization
• A self-starter with good production skills
• 2+ years of web development experience
• Mastery of HTML, CSS and JavaScript
• Ability to use client input to create functional, creative, and user-friendly web pages
• Analytical and detail-oriented
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Experience coordinate/planning with other team members (creative, tech and project)
• Advanced problem-solving skills
• Observant and able to remain focused on tasks for long periods of time