Careers: Front-end Developer

Hiring a Front-end Developer

Who We’re Looking For

Front-end Developer will be tasked with the creation and cross-browser testing of website template files (HTML and CSS) for use on websites in Back40 Design’s proprietary content management, Javelin. Development is based on the approved website designs for the company’s clients. The Front-end Developer will use browser technologies such as JavaScript and libraries such as jQuery to create front-end applications to complete the UI/UX components of the design. The developer will work with a team of designers and backend developers to complete client projects under the direction of a project manager.

  • Strong demonstrated experience developing websites using HTML and CSS. Experience with front-end frameworks (specifically Bootstrap) a plus.
  • Experience working with one or more CSS preprocessors such LESS or SASS
  • Strong grasp of JavaScript, including concepts like prototypal inheritance, OOP programming, JSON data format, AJAX and modular development patterns.
  • Use of jQuery and jQuery UI libraries (or experience with other similar javascript frameworks)
  • Strong understanding of responsive and mobile design patterns.
  • Strong grasp and use of HTML5 structural elements, with knowledge of XHTML and XML (specifically SVG).
  • Experience working with RESTful API services and handling interactions with those endpoints using JavaScript.
  • Use of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop to create and manage resources for development.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team, contributing input to project management about functionality, usability and coding conventions necessary to complete projects on time and on budget.
  • Basic familiarity with PHP scripting language and working inside of the constraints of a content management system.

 

Why You’ll Love Working Here

We’re a designer-owned company that’s been producing award-winning website design and development, custom programming, and marketing projects for 17 years. Our clients are local, regional and national companies that range from established brands to startups. Our office is located on 5th street in Edmond within walking distance from the UCO Jazz Lab, Cafe 501, Stephenson Park, Sprouts, Hideaway Pizza and Skinny Slims.

At Back40 Design, you’ll enjoy a casual, flexible and relaxed work environment with some added benefits: medical, dental, Simple IRA and profit sharing.

If you enjoy working alongside dependable self-managing professionals - this is the place for you.

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