Front End Web Developer

Job Category: Information Technology
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Jersey City

We are seeking a front-end web developer to join our team. As a front-end developer, you will be responsible for the user interface of our website. Qualified candidates will be expected to have a working knowledge of HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript and a basic understanding of user interface and user experience (UI/UX) design. Your duties will include turning wireframes and mock-ups into reusable code and building high-quality UI components with scalability in mind. You will also be responsible for implementing new features to our WordPress website, handling the integration of plugins such as WooCommerce, and performing routine maintenance and performance optimizations.

Responsibilities

Below are some of the responsibilities a front-end developer is expected to assume:

  • Build web applications with web development best practices
  • Transform app designs into front-end code with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Work with back-end developers to integrate UI components with APIs and databases
  • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical requirements or UX design
  • Debug errors, troubleshoot issues and perform routine performance optimizations
  • On-site search engine optimization (SEO)
  • Write high-quality, scalable, and reusable code
  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies and industry trends
Job Qualifications and Skill Sets

Below are the qualifications expected of a front-end developer:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience developing modern, responsive, and cross-browser-compatible websites using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Knowledge of JavaScript frameworks such as React, Angular, and Vue
  • Experience with JavaScript libraries such as jQuery and Bootstrap
  • Proficiency with HTML5, including semantic HTML5 elements, microformats, and WAI-ARIA
  • Familiarity with CSS preprocessors such as Sass, Less, or Stylus
  • Working knowledge of SEO principles
  • Experience with build tools such as Grunt, Gulp, or Webpack
  • Basic proficiency with Photoshop and web design
  • Experience with cross-browser compatibility testing

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