We're Hiring

We are looking for a seasoned, New York City-based front end developer who is motivated to create forward-thinking website experiences. You will work with our UI/UX design team and bridge the gap between web design and technical implementation, taking an active role defining how the application functions, and replicating UI/UX designs to spec.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Fully develop new website layouts and user experiences
  • Help maintain and enhance existing websites
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability
  • Integrate front-end code into content management systems, customizing CMS as needed
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders, including designers and producers on a daily basis
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies and promote usability best practices

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proven work experience as a front-end web developer with keen attention to detail (5+ years of agency experience required)
  • Compelling online portfolio with relevant website examples
  • Proficient understanding of the entire web development process (design, development, and deployment).
  • Skills across the full stack of HTML5, CSS3 and JS.
  • Proficient knowledge or the ever-changing web and mobile development landscape, including current libraries like React, Vue.js, etc.
  • Proficient understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX.
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser testing and debugging.
  • Good understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS.
  • Good understanding of SEO principles, ensuring applications will adhere to them.
  • Working knowledge of PHP, specifically as it applies to a CMS such as Wordpress or Modx will be a plus.
  • Can collaborate with designers, art directors, animators and producers effortlessly.
  • UI/UX design capabilities a (big) plus.

HOW TO APPLY
Send your resumé and a relevant portfolio to jobs@thefutureforward.com.