Front End Developer

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/11/17
Johnson City, TN
Advertising & Marketing Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/11/17

Overview

Front End Developers are builders. We derive pleasure from translating, kerning and leading, to letter-spacing and line-height, creating and staying under a site performance budget, and writing good, semantic markup. We often think in terms of systems and interactions and know that the smallest design touches can mean the difference between a good site and a great site. We have empathy for the end user, which translates to good user experience.

At Ntara, Front End Developers are part of our Creative Team. Our work informs the work of designers and their work informs ours. Not a day goes by without collaboration on the design or functionality of a site. As closely as we work with designers, we also understand the world of Back End developers. We think of ways to make their lives easier and cut down on development time. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Hand-coding HTML5, CSS(LESS), and JS (JQuery) to create appealing responsive websites of highest quality
  • Developing and executing performance budgets for sites
  • Creating prototypes for proof of concept to support sales or otherwise
  • Anticipating the differences in and coding for all major browsers and device platforms

Other Responsibilities

  • Collaboration with designers during composition phase
  • Handoff from design compositions to Front End
  • Quality Assurance before Back End Development hand-off
  • Handoff from Front End to Back End Development
  • Quality Assurance before client hand-off
  • Occassional content entry
  • Improve Front End process
  • Learn from experience and from others to grow your skillset
  • Droppin' anyone who dares to challenge us on the ping pong table

Qualities that would make a good Front End Developer at Ntara

  • An impeccable eye for detail with the ability to match your UI to the design in a cross-browser environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with an affinity for problem-solving
  • Ability to self-manage during projects and proactively raise issues/concerns to the team
  • Awareness of the device and browser landscape
  • Empathy for the end user
  • Consideration of performance and accessibility

Submission Requirements

  • Updated Resume
  • Work Examples (sites, portfolio, Codepen, GitHub, etc.)
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