Front End Web Developer (Chicago)
Oncall Interactive - Chicago, IL

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Oncall Interactive,, is currently looking for a Front-End Developer who is passionate about user interfaces and crafting awesome experiences. You are a critical thinker who finds joy in delivering elegant solutions with pixel perfect attention to detail. You are a hardworking self-starter, who thrives in a learning environment where you are provided the freedom to take initiative.

Job Summary:

As a Front-End Developer you are responsible for translating creative design and strategic vision into a stable, efficient and well-executed web, social or mobile experience. You are responsible for collaboration with the creative team to identify and solve implementation challenges posed by designs. Additionally, you will work in conjunction with back-end developers to communicate requirements for data sources while creating modular and reactive user interfaces which will deploy to a high-scale environment for a global audience.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with the creative team to advise on technical capabilities, opportunities and limitations of the intended solution
  • Develop and execute engaging and interactive user interface templates that are scalable, efficient and responsive across a variety of desktop, tablet and mobile environments
  • Skillfully write semantic and well-formed HTML5
  • Produce modular, cascading and reusable CSS3 leveraging preprocessors like SASS
  • Apply skillful implementation of JavaScript frameworks like AngularJS
  • Design, code, test, debug, and document solutions according to the functional requirements
  • Analyze, diagnose, and resolve errors

  • 2+ years of experience in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, JSON
  • Naturally driven to take the initiative to research and evaluate emerging technologies
  • A collaborative spirit with good teamwork, communication, and writing abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to work with others in a fast-paced flexible team environment
  • Strong proficiency in writing standards-based HTML5/CSS3 with knowledge of cross-browser compatibility issues and graceful degradation strategies
  • Experience using responsive CSS libraries such as Bootstrap or Foundation
  • Knowledge of SEO best practices and optimization techniques
  • Basic understanding of database software such as MySQL
  • Basic understanding of unix-based web servers such as Apache or nginx
  • Familiarity with GIT for version control
  • Experience using JavaScript MVC frameworks such as AngularJS, Backbone, or Ember.js
  • Appreciation of Single-page Application architecture and working with real-time data models and view management through the use of RESTful APIs
  • Proven understanding of reactive templating engines such as Handlebars or Mustache
  • Experience developing interfaces for mobile websites
  • Experience developing mobile applications for Android or iOS is a plus.
  • Proven interest in supporting the open source community through GitHub is a plus
  • Proficiency in PHP and Object-Oriented Patterns is a plus
  • Experience using frameworks such as Laravel and CodeIgnitor is a plus

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