• Front End Web Developer

    Job Locations US-TX-Irving
    Requisition ID
    2018-32465
    Employee Type
    Full Time-Regular
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    The Front-End Web Developer is primarily responsible for combining 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

    JOB DUTIES

    • 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
    • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
    • Troubleshoot layout and scripting issues across a variety of web browsers and devices

     

     

    OTHER IMPORTANT DUTIES

    • Web site maintenance -- update and develop front-end content and design across all GM Financial web properties

     

    REPORTING RELATIONSHIP

    • Reports to the Front-End Web Development Manager

    Qualifications

    Knowledge

    • Basic understanding of Adobe Marketing Cloud software is preferred
    • 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
    • Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image
    • Proficient understanding of Gulp.js/Grunt.js, Bootstrap framework

     

    Skills

    •  Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required
    • Excellent computer skills are required
    • Ability to effectively interact with internal and external customers
    • Must understand SEO principles and ensure that applications adhere to them
    • Ability to identify cross-browser compatibility issues and find ways to work around them

     

    Experience

    • At least 2 years in a web development related field preferred
    • Experience in a computer-related field with demonstrated proficiency in content management, web development, and web page layout and design

     

    WORK CONDITIONS

    • Normal office environment. Must be able to adapt to constantly changing priorities.

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