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Front End Developer

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Awesome web-based company based in Portland is looking for a fantastic Front-End Developer to add to their team. This is a contract to hire position.

As a member of the Development Team your job is to:

  • Develop clean, easy-to-read, semantic HTML markup and CSS, adhering to W3C specifications and best practices
  • Translate product specifications and comps into consistent, fast, and engaging user experiences
  • Work closely with product management team members to create user-focused designs for web-based applications and products
  • Apply techniques for cross-browser and cross-platform interface development
  • Assist with requirements gathering and user interface design
  • Create prototypes to explore design ideas, support usability testing, and obtain buy-in
  • Assist QA and Customer Service efforts in resolving front end issues with the platform, particularly around cross-browser compatibility
  • Keep up on current technologies and trends


  • Skills & Experience:
  • Deep experience in HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript for both mobile and desktop applications
  • Experience with JavaScript Libraries, APIs and runtimes including jQuery
  • Understanding of User Experience best practices
  • Experience with responsive site development
  • Experience with integration of a multitude of web services and APIs
  • Familiarity with Git or other source code management systems
  • Ability to collaborate with technical and product team members and to mentor other interface developers
  • Experience writing cross-browser and cross-platform markup, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Experience with compliant web design and the capabilities and constraints provided by technologies such as CSS and JavaScript libraries
  • Ability to translate business and user requirements, visual design compositions, and wireframes into functioning presentation layer markup, style, and interactions
  • Ability to collaborate with technical team members and to mentor junior colleagues
  • Ability to adapt to iterative requirements while under tight deadlines
  • Ability to articulate a strong viewpoint on both technical and design decisions


  • Bonus Points:
  • Experience developing mobile applications
  • Bachelors Degree in Digital Design or Computer Science
  • Experience developing front ends for web application frameworks (e.g., WordPress, Drupal, Symfony, Magento)


  • Environment:
  • Fast-paced team environment (frequent tight deadlines, multitasking, etc.).
  • Strong customer orientation.
  • Willingness to take risks and openness to change.
  • Extensive computer and phone use; email intensive environment.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently.


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