Front End Developer

Forum One - Alexandria, VA (30+ days ago)4.3


Do you want to push browsers to their limits with HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript? Do you have an eye for design and comfortably walk the line between front-end and back-end environments? Join Forum One and help us build web solutions for organizations doing important work around the world! Forum One is looking for Front End Developers to join our team and work out of our offices in Alexandria, VA or Washington, DC.

What you'll do:
Collaborate in the development of websites using CMS (Drupal) platforms.
Hand-code design comps into optimized, standards compliant websites.
Create cross browser/platform compatible sites in a team environment with Information Architects and Designers.
Implement and advocate for the use of standards based and semantic HTML and CSS to solve design problems.
Assess existing sites/systems for code quality and interactive appeal.
Evangelize for best practices for front-end development.
Create accessible dynamic interfaces with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

What you bring to the table:
Five years of experience in web development and working with web technologies.
Solid portfolio showing at least 2–3 small to medium level projects.
Experience with Photoshop required.
Experience with CMS development, especially Drupal 7 and Drupal 8.
Understanding of web standards and accessibility guidelines.
Ability to multitask and meet deadlines on a tight schedule.
Experience collaborating with others and working in small teams.
Plus, but not required experience with client-side JavaScript MVC frameworks (e.g. React, AngularJS, Ember.js, Backbone.js)
Bachelor's Degree required.

Why you’ll love it here:
Do work for amazing, world-changing clients!
All employees are owners
401(k) match
25 days paid time off to start
Flexible work hours
Killer benefits & professional development
Snacks, healthy ones and not so healthy ones

About Forum One:
Forum One is a full service digital agency that works with mission-driven organizations to create the stunning designs, smart messaging, and custom built technology tools they need to realize their goals and extend their influence in the areas they care about most.

We are headquartered in Alexandria, VA, with additional offices in Washington, DC; Seattle, WA; and Cologne, Germany. We work influential organizations such as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Peace Corps, and the American Red Cross.