Front-end Website Developer – Freelance

Company Information:

Good Monster is a fast growing brand development, social and search marketing agency based in Syracuse, NY. Our mission is, and always will be, to design positive experiences for our client’s audience, while driving bottom line ROI to their business. We are looking for qualified candidates to join our hard-charging, outside-of-the-box startup in one of the fastest growing industries.

Job Description:

The Front-end Website Developer at Good Monster will work in a small, dynamic startup environment on the design and execution of web and mobile products. We are looking for a developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the science of programming. Responsibilities will include translation of the website design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application. You will also handle website design 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.

Job Duties:

  • Design user-facing web media
  • 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
  • Ensure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
  • Consistently hitting deadlines
  • Designing graphics and images for use in various digital platforms
  • Lead a small team of developer

Requirements:

  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
  • Proficient understanding of PHP with the ability to demonstrate
  • Strong knowledge of WordPress programming techniques
  • Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery
  • Efficient using Photoshop and Illustrator to edit images and graphics
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Must be ready for an aggressive dynamic startup culture
  • Must display high level of creativity
  • Problem solver
  • 1-3 year experience a plus

Compensation & Benefits Include

  • Compensation commensurate with ability and experience
  • Potential for future employment

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