A Front End Developer at FORT is proactive, highly organized and detail-oriented, providing guidance to our team and clients through the phases of large and small projects by managing scope, schedule, budget, quality, and communication. The ideal candidate is calm under pressure and thrives in a dynamic, high-paced environment. They can see the big picture without sacrificing attention to the smallest details. They are polished, professional and a born leader.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • 5+ years hands-on experience developing websites and digital/mobile experiences
  • Highly proficient in working with clients to develop, negotiate and manage project scopes
  • Excellent problem solving skills and the ability to manage multiple projects with tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate with ease to clients and play nicely with the creative team
  • Exceptional initiative with a drive to discover what’s next
  • You are part of the creative team, collaborate with ease, and can readily offer suggestions for opportunities to improve design or UX
  • A portfolio of kick-ass work ready to share

DEVELOPER SKILLS REQUIRED

  • HTML5, CSS3, JS
  • PHP
  • WordPress
  • Advanced Custom Fields
  • MySQL
  • JSON and interacting with public APIs
  • SASS
  • Angular and other JavaScript frameworks
  • GSAP, jQuery, Bootstrap and other libraries
  • Git
  • Grunt, Gulp, Webpack or similar automation tools
  • NPM, Bower or similar package management systems
  • Knowledge of cross-browser compatibility
  • Illustrator, Photoshop and Sketch
  • A keen eye for design with detail on typography and composition
  • Skilled in usability and UX design
  • Nice to have: experience with AfterEffects or other video compositing tool

BENEFITS
In addition to working with the smart and passionate people that make up the FORT family, there’s the usual—government-mandated benefits, health, dental and vision coverage and IRA/401k. Then there are the extras—discretionary profit sharing, parking, convenience of short-north lunch options, ad-hoc jam sessions or having a late day cold brew from the kegerator.