Front End Developer

Americaneagle.com - Des Plaines, IL

Full-time

We're looking for talented senior developers to join our team and help us build high-quality, cutting-edge websites. Americaneagle.com was recently named by Built in Chicago as one of the best places to work and to Inc.com's list of 5000 fastest-growing private companies for the past six years. We're looking to expand on our success within the Internet industry with you.

Americaneagle.com provides its employees with an energetic work environment and opportunities to further develop their skills. Our dedication to grow our development team is how we can produce excellent sites and applications to our clients. We do all of this while maintaining a family value focus and push for good work-life balance.

We offer a generous compensation and benefits package, 401K, and more. The main Americaneagle.com office is located 2 miles north of the Rosemont CTA Station (Blue Line) and is served by Pace Bus 221. On-site parking is provided.

Responsibilities:

Build web applications and sites with modern client side technologies
Produce flexible and creative HTML, CSS, and Javascript code
Review and ensure that code follows design quality, is cross browser friendly, and passes testing
Work within a team to achieve successful site creation and help assess and maintain scope
Stay current on developing technologies and properly utilize them in your work
Take pride in writing reusable, readable and pragmatic code
A clear understanding of user-centered design and the process involved

Requirements:

Passionate developer that loves modern technologies and best practices with at least 5 years' experience
Strong grasp of web standards: HTML5, CSS3, JS
Solid understanding of progressive enhancement, responsive design, accessibility and best UX/UI practices
Experience working within a team environment where design and production are a collaborative effort
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with team members and clients
Experience working within a source control environment (e.g. Git)
Experience building and compiling CSS with Sass, Less, or PostCSS
Comfortable with build tools on Node.js
Degree in Computer Science, Interactive Media Design, Web Design & Development or related certification from a recognized training organization

Desirable Skills:

Strong knowledge with JavaScript MV* frameworks (e.g. Angular, React, Vue)
Experience in CMS development in platforms such as BigCommerce, Wordpress, Sitefinity, Sitecore, etc.
Knowledge of backend languages of .NET and/or PHP
Ability and commitment to training, mentoring, and working with other designers and developers
Experience in handling REST APIs
Knowledgeable in page speed testing and remediation
SEO experience and expertise
Strong understanding of the WCAG specification and accessibility approaches

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Front-End Development: 1 year (Required)

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule