Front End Web Developer

San Antonio, TX
Full-time


We are looking for a Front-End Web Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include translation of the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application. You will work with the UI/UX designer and bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks as well as how it works.

*Responsibilities:

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  • Develop functional and appealing web- and mobile-based applications based on usability
  • Create quality mockups and prototypes on tight timelines
  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end
  • Create quality mockups and prototypes on tight timelines
  • Provide website maintenance and enhancements
  • Maintain graphic standards and branding throughout the product’s interface
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
  • Create quality mockups and prototypes on tight timelines
  • Other duties as assigned.

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Skills & Qualifications

  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
  • Knowledge of best practices to optimize web pages for speed and performance.
  • Understanding of mobile best practices and mobile user experience.
  • Collaborate with other developers and designers to improve usability and experience.
  • Experiences user of Photoshop or other design tools, as well as skills in mockups, designs and prototyping.
  • Understanding of cross browser compatibility issues and how to get around them.
  • Understanding of cross browser compatibility issues and how to get around them.
  • Experience and working understanding of multiple coding and scripting languages including {JavaScript, CSS and jQuery, etc.}
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as GitHub
  • Good understanding of SEO and 508 principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them.
  • Ability to solve problems and adapt quickly to new web design and application trends.

Education & Experience

  • BBA/BS in Computer Science, information systems, or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years front end web development experience preferred
  • Strong knowledge front end technologies such as Javascript, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, and Jquery
  • Experience with PHP and WordPress CMS
  • Familiarity of ASP.NET, Word Press and Sitecore CMS
  • Familiarity modern JavaScript design patterns, working with AMD frameworks and related with modular JavaScript tools (Webpack, Grunt, Gulp, Browserify, etc)
  • Familiarity with client-side frameworks such as Angular, Vue.js, React,js, etc.
  • Experience working in a fast pace development team environment
  • Ability to analyze information and determine corrective action when required
  • Function in a fast-paced, web development office environment
  • Travel by car or airplane with overnight stays up to less than 10%
  • Sit for an extended period
  • Work extended hours

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