Job Description :
FRONT END DEVELOPER - 840
Chicago, IL
Duration: 6 month contract

Description:


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for building ‘client-side’ web application development.
Translate our company and customer needs into functional and appealing interactive applications.
Use markup languages like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to create user-friendly cross-browser / cross-platform web applications.
Optimize applications for maximum speed.
Design and implement responsive features.
Collaborate with back-end developers and web designers to improve usability and meet product stakeholder requirements.
Create quality mockups and prototypes as needed. Help back-end developers with coding and troubleshooting.
Ensure high quality graphic standards and brand consistency.
Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies.

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Proven work experience as a Front-end developer
Hands on experience with markup languages
Hands on experience with JavaScript, CSS and jQuery
Familiarity with cross-browser, cross-platform testing and debugging
In-depth understanding of the entire web development process (design, development and deployment)
Understanding of layout aesthetics
Knowledge of SEO principles
Familiarity with software like Adobe Suite, Photoshop and content management systems
An ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment
Strong sense of ownership and accountability with a commitment to delivering quality outcomes that balance technical and business goals
Broad web and digital knowledge, an aptitude for troubleshooting and problem solving as well as mentoring/guiding other members of the team
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to establish goals and set clear expectations, prioritize activities, and follow through to completion

PREFERRED SKILLS:


EDUCATION:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or related field