We're Hiring - Creative Frontend Developer

We are seeking a talented, well-versed creative frontend developer to join our team.

The role will involve realizing designs to produce responsive, performant websites. This will range from full-scale creation to expansion and upgrading of current websites and minor tweaks. You will work with our UI/UX design team and bridge the gap between web design and technical implementation, taking an active role in defining how the application functions and replicating UI/UX designs to spec.

What you'll do

  • 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, ensuring an intuitive content management experience
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders, including designers, project managers, and producers
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies and promote usability best practices

What you'll bring
The ideal candidate would be communicative, deadline-driven, and would have the following experience:

  • Proven work experience as a front-end web developer with keen attention to detail (5+ years of agency-level 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 Javascript
  • Proficient knowledge of the ever-changing web and mobile development landscape, including current libraries such as React, Vue.js, etc.
  • Proficient understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser testing and debugging
  • Proficient in implementing front-end code into Content Management Systems such as WordPress and Modx
  • 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

How to apply
Send your resumé and a relevant portfolio to jobs@thefutureforward.com.

We look forward to hearing from you.