Front End Developer

Norwalk, CT
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Debra Powell

Job Description:

This is a permanent, on-site role. After orientation period, partial remote work will be approved.

The successful candidate will work closely with our UX/UI, Strategy and Design teams to translate our customer needs into functional and appealing interactive applications.

The front-end developer will also be responsible for creating innovative solutions to web design issues to help make the website more visually appealing and enhance usability.

Responsibilities and Duties 
• Implement responsible web design principles to ensure that our customer sites render well across multiple devices 
• Monitor website performance and optimize for maximum speed and efficiency 
• Monitor website performance, watch for traffic drops related to site usability problems and rectify the issues 
• Ensure high quality graphic standards and brand consistency 
• Stay up to date on emerging technologies 

Qualifications and Skills 
• Proven work experience as a front-end developer (Agency preferred) with at least 3 years’ experience 
• Hands on experience with markup languages 
• Experience with JavaScript, CSS and jQuery (or alternative frameworks) 
• Familiarity with browser testing and debugging 
• In depth understanding of the entire web development process (design, development and deployment) 
• Understanding of layout aesthetics 
• Knowledge of SEO principles 
• Familiarity with software like Adobe Suite, Photoshop and content management systems 
• An ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment 
• Excellent analytical and multitasking skills 
• BS degree in Computer Science or relevant field preferred 
• Strong knowledge of web development tools and programming languages