Front End Developer
Bluestem Brands, Inc. - Eden Prairie, MN

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Bluestem Brands is seeking a highly motivated Front-End Developer to work on the web development team. This individual will build optimized applications that integrate on top of our Java-based, database driven applications, as well as maintain and enhance existing applications to meet Bluestem Brands specific business needs.

The responsibilities of the Front-End Developer include:
  • Write modular, cascading and reusable CSS on new and legacy systems
  • Work closely with Creative, Technical Business Analysts, other Java developer team members to understand requirements and develop solutions based on Bluestem Brands standards
  • Create rapid prototypes for business owners in short feedback cycles
  • Collaborate in a team environment using an agile development process
  • Participate in code improvement activities to enhance the enterprise code base
Transform designer given Photoshop documents into dynamic web applications while maintaining design integrity and application speed.

Required Skills
  • Use the following tools and technologies: HTML, CSS, JQuery 1.8+, JSP, Apache, Tomcat, Eclipse, Photoshop
  • Knowledge of best practices for front-end optimization while maintaining cross browser functionality
  • Ability to multi-task and grow in a fast paced development environment
  • Experience with source control repositories
  • Excellent problem solving skills with an extremely high attention to detail
  • Able to actively participate in planning meetings, retrospectives, and brain storming sessions

Required Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • 1-2 years of web development experience
  • E-commerce website experience a plus
  • Experience with agile development methodologies a plus

About this company
Bluestem Brands is proud to be named to Star Tribune's Top Workplaces 2013. Bluestem Brands, Inc., headquartered in suburban Minneapolis,...