Company Introduction

thePLAN is an independent, employee-owned digital communications agency, offering technology, design, strategy and program management to clients nationwide. At our core, we focus on building user-centered products that drive our partners’ business. We offer competitive pay, flexible hours, and a fun, results-focused work environment.

Job Description

We are looking for a Front-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.

Responsibilities

  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Maintain high code standards that maximize efficiency and maintainability
  • 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
  • Ensure quality code that adheres to current standards and is cross-browser compatible

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 jQuery
  • Good understanding of advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks, such as AngularJS, BackboneJS, ReactJS, or Vue.js
  • 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 Illustrator, Photoshop, or Sketch 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 and SVN
  • Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them
  • Familiarity with back-end technologies such as PHP or .NET is a plus