Front-End Developer

Regular full-time. This position and the tenets and specific benefits presented within it are based on full-time, exempt status.

This position is part of the Digital Experience department and reports to the Digital Director.

Essential Duties

The Front-End Developer will lend critical support to both the Software and Digital Experience departments for software, mobile app and website development.

  • Perform front-end development pixel perfect to our designers’ specs and troubleshoot wherever needed.
  • Participate in code reviews.
  • Integrate third party software with existing web systems, as needed.
  • Test, debug and assist with the implementation of quality control processes, as well as interface with and support both 19 Ideas clients and development team.
  • Interface with third party vendors on behalf of 19 Ideas and its clients, where needed.
  • Offer new ideas and concepts to the 19 Ideas team and participate in creative ideation sessions as needed.
  • Assist in planning, developing and implementing appropriate and forward-thinking traditional and digital marketing strategies and solutions for 19 Ideas and its clients.
  • Collaborate with team members to ensure that the proposed website and mobile app concepts are executed within client-specified timeframes and budgets.
  • Meet deadlines and hours caps.
  • Actively participate in daily standups and other company meetings.

Project Duties

  • Contribute to weekly work-flow updates, both internally and client-facing, as well as attend a weekly internal Status meeting prepared to discuss project progress.
  • Foster and maintain a working relationship with 19 Ideas team members as well as clients through both direct and indirect contact.
  • Liaise, communicate and manage effectively between employees and company leadership, including staying on top of emails and other internal communication and project management channels.
  • Utilize and update project management tools and software on a daily basis.

Job Requirements

  • At least three (3) years’ experience developing and leading web and mobile app projects.
  • Expertise with WordPress is a must; additional considerations will be given to candidates with experience and knowledge with Magento, Drupal, or other Content Management Systems.
  • Experience with designing and implementing modern front-end development workflows (Node.js, npm, Gulp/Yarn, Webpack, Composer).
  • Experience with web technologies, such as PHP, Javascript, Angular/React, JQuery, HTML and SASS/LESS.
  • Experience with Sketch and Adobe Creative Cloud applications.
  • Meticulous with a strong attention to detail.
  • Able to meet deadlines and produce high quality work in a fast-paced, collaborative, team environment.
  • Reliable and takes pride in their work.
  • Enthusiastic about innovation and creating new products.
  • Flexible, stable under pressure, reacts well to change and stays positive.
  • Self-motivated and works well independently.
  • A great problem solver.
  • Proficient with project management and hours-tracking systems.
  • Someone that cares about what they do, strives for excellence, works hard, and enjoys the rewards of their labor.
  • Experience with design concepts is a plus.
  • Demonstrate effective management of simultaneous projects that vary in size and scope in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment while meeting deadlines and staying on budget. Proof of workflow efficiency and process is requested.
  • Demonstrate effective writing skills, especially suited to communication via Ticketing Systems.
  • Be able to work in and positively contribute to a collaborative environment.
  • Be enthusiastic about innovation and creating new products.
  • A healthy sense of humor preferred.

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Elbow grease has its benefits.

  • Competitive salary with bonus potential
  • Health insurance & wellness programs
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Responsible (unlimited) PTO
  • Flexible/remote work policies
  • Company holidays & Holiday Shutdown
  • Professional development opportunities
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