#145000

Front End Developer

Location:
Hoffman Estates, IL
Job Terms:
Permanent
Start date:
03/25/2019
Posted By:
Robin Legator
Date:
03/11/2019

Job Description:

GREAT FRONT END DEVELOPER OPPORTUNITY IN CHICAGO SUBURBS

We're looking for an experienced Front End Web Developer to join the marketing team at one of our growing clients in the Chicago suburbs. This individual will work with the Digital Marketing Manager and Jr. Front End Developer to develop, test and deploy updates to company's websites. The candidate should have a strong understanding of industry trends, content management systems, GIT, and APIs while being comfortable working with Apache web server. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Partner with the marketing team to produce creative, eye-catching and compelling websites 
  • Develop, test and support dynamic (database-driven) websites and applications 
  • Maintain, monitor, and advance existing web applications and internal web resources 
  • Develop, implement and test applications written in PHP, HTML, SASS/CSS and JavaScript/jQuery 
  • Leverage strong communication skills to inform stakeholders of project progress and status 
  • Review proposed web pages for adherence to mobile standards, test links, move to staging and live environments 
  • Test web functionality, suggest and implement improvements 
  • Remain current with emerging web and development technologies 
  • Work with web host to maintain web server and troubleshoot issues as they arise 
  • Maintain website backups and ensure CMS and plugins are up-to-date 
  • Contribute to other marketing projects as needed 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred and minimum 2 years of relevant experience is required 
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills 
  • Strong HTML, SASS/CSS, PHP, Javascript, JSON, SQL 
  • Experience working with third party APIs 
  • Experience with WordPress or similar CMS 
  • Experience with Git, Bitbucket or other source control 
  • Comfortable working with Apache/Linux web server 
  • Microsoft Excel, Word and Photoshop 
  • Good eye for design and layout