Front End Developer

Portland , OR

Direct Hire

Salary Range: $100,000 - $140,000

Front-End Web Developer
Full Time
Portland, OR

We are in search of a skilled front-end web developer to join our dynamic team. As a member of the front-end development team, you will play a vital role in shaping the user interface of our website. The ideal candidate will possess a strong grasp of HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript, along with a fundamental understanding of user interface and user experience (UI/UX) design concepts. Your responsibilities will encompass translating wireframes and mock-ups into reusable code and constructing top-notch UI components designed for scalability. Additionally, you will take charge of implementing novel website features, seamlessly integrating plugins, and conducting routine maintenance and enhancements to ensure optimal performance.

Key Responsibilities:

Collaborate with our design team to actualize approved design concepts
Craft exceptional web applications using established web development best practices
Translate application designs into front-end code, utilizing HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
Collaborate with back-end developers to seamlessly merge UI components with APIs and databases
Refine specifications and requirements based on technical necessities or UX design inputs
Diagnose and rectify errors, troubleshoot issues, and perform routine performance enhancements
Execute on-site search engine optimization (SEO) strategies
Produce high-quality, scalable, and reusable code
Stay abreast of emerging technologies and trends within the industry.

Qualifications and Skill Set for the Role:

Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field
Minimum of 2 years of hands-on experience in developing contemporary, responsive, and cross-browser-compatible websites employing HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
Familiarity with JavaScript frameworks, including React, Angular, and Vue
Proficiency in working with JavaScript libraries such as jQuery and Bootstrap
Competence in HTML5, encompassing semantic HTML5 elements, microformats, and WAI-ARIA
Working familiarity with CSS preprocessors like Sass, Less, or Stylus
Knowledgeable about SEO principles and practices
Experience in utilizing build tools like Grunt, Gulp, or Webpack
Proficiency in utilizing Figma
Prior exposure to cross-browser compatibility testing.

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