Front End Web Developer

New York City
Part Time
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We are looking for aFront-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.


·      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

·      Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders

Skills and Qualifications

·      Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3

·      Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS

·      Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including Query

·      Good understanding of JavaScript libraries and frameworks, such as AngularJS,KnockoutJS, BackboneJS, ReactJS, DurandalJS etc.

·      Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX

·      Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image. Familiarity with tools such as as Gimp or Photoshop is a plus.

·      Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.

·      Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git / Mercurial / SVN

·      Good understanding ofSEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them.