Kforce Front End Web Developer in Chicago, Illinois

Kforce has a client in search of a Front End Web Developer in Chicago, Illinois (IL).Duties Include:

  • Responsible for building 'client-side' web application development

  • Translate our company and customer needs into functional and appealing interactive applications

  • Use markup languages like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to create user-friendly cross-browser/cross-platform web applications

  • Optimize applications for maximum speed

  • Design and implement responsive features

  • Collaborate with back-end developers and web designers to improve usability and meet product stakeholder requirements

  • Create quality mockups and prototypes as needed

  • Help back-end developers with coding and troubleshooting

  • Ensure high quality graphic standards and brand consistency

  • Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies

  • Proven work experience as a Front-end developer

  • Hands on experience with markup languages

  • Hands on experience with JavaScript, CSS and jQuery

  • Familiarity with cross-browser, cross-platform testing and debugging

  • In-depth understanding of the entire web development process (design, development and deployment)

  • Understanding of layout aesthetics

  • Knowledge of SEO principles

  • Familiarity with software like Adobe Suite, Photoshop and content management systems

  • An ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong sense of ownership and accountability with a commitment to delivering quality outcomes that balance technical and business goals

  • Broad web and digital knowledge, an aptitude for troubleshooting and problem solving as well as mentoring/guiding other members of the team

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to establish goals and set clear expectations, prioritize activities, and follow through to completion

Preferred Skills:

  • 5 years of experience in Front-end Development

  • Experience in Node.js, building SPA with libraries like jQuery, React

  • Experience with API design and RESTful APIs

  • Proficiency in HTML5, CSS3 and SASS

  • Knowledge of JavaScript best practices

  • Knowledge of Git, Redis, Docker, webpack, grunt

  • Knowledge of responsive web concepts

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:HoursMinimum Compensation:0.00Maximum Compensation:0.00