Front-End Developer

Date Posted:

May 7, 2019

Location:

West Palm Beach, FL

Type of Employment:

Full-Time Contract

Ideabar is a marketing + media agency by Cox that tells powerful brand stories. Our award-winning creative shop is based in sunny West Palm Beach, Florida and we have locations in Atlanta, Orlando and Miami.

We are looking for a Front-End Developer to join our Interactive team. This position reports to the Senior Web Developer.

If you are someone who loves to create high-quality websites built in WordPress, complex front-end systems and has a solid understanding of web usability, current development trends, and can hand-code responsive websites you might be our new Front-End Developer. The ideal candidate must skilled in HTML5, CSS3, SASS, JavaScript, jQuery, Flexbox, and PHP. This technically proficient developer is versed in best practices for website development and the development of other web-based marketing applications. Design background and solid Photoshop and Illustrator skills are a plus.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop functional and appealing websites/interactive-applications based on usability, using a combination of front-end markup languages to code web pages
  • Develop custom WordPress themes from the ground-up
  • Customize the WordPress admin panel using Advanced Custom Fields
  • Utilize HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP
  • Work with preprocessors such as SASS/LESS
  • Optimize websites for maximum speed and scalability
  • Work with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator files to extract assets
  • Perform quality control on all factors relating to Interactive projects: usability, design, user-experience, code, and cross-browser/device compatibility
  • Comply with web standards and principles and be able to articulate as needed

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of front-end development experience, preferably industry/agency experience.
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Graphics and/or related experience
  • Proven ability to work closely with UI designers and client teams throughout all stages of the product cycle
  • An understanding of front-end design patterns and how design translates to a responsive website
  • Ability to translate design systems into reusable components to build a modular website
  • Strong portfolio of front-end development and WordPress websites
  • Strong knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, PHP and JavaScript
  • Strong understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms such as SASS/LESS
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript, including jQuery
  • Strong CMS experience with enterprise systems including open source systems i.e. WordPress
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them
  • Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring proper implementation
  • Ability to work in a highly organized manner with the proven capability of meeting aggressive deadlines
  • Ability to prioritize and switch between multiple tasks
  • Proven ability to work well in a fast-paced team environment, as well as independently
  • Demonstrate excellent analytical skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to explain technical value of work to clients
  • Design and UX experience is a plus

To apply, please send resume and relevant body of work to careers@ideabar.agency