Connecticut Art Directors Club

Front-End Developer

Posted on 2/5/2016

As a front-end developer at Web Solutions in Meriden, you will be responsible for bringing exceptional design concepts to life. This position will be responsible for the development, production, and delivery of web graphics/HTML/CSS, web content layout and client-requested updates under the direction of the creative director, designers and account managers. 

In this position, you will:

  • Convert designs into semantic HTML/CSS, implement visual elements, and identify/ resolve all browser compatibility issues while implementing layouts with CMS platforms including WordPress
  • Create engaging and interactive user experiences through movement, animations and transitions
  • Bridge the gap between visual concepts and the server-side infrastructure, taking an active role on both sides of development
  • Stay up-to-date with the progression of HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, Javascript, and other related new/emerging technologies
  • Complete client site updates, including design, HTML/CSS content management and graphic support
  • Complement the creative team with support in wireframe development, website layouts, and user experience page enhancement

You will love this job if you:

  • Are motivated to meld the art of programming with the art of design
  • Are knowledgeable in the latest trends and best practices in print and web design as well as web programming skills using HTML5, CSS3, Javascript frameworks and toolkits and PHP within the WordPress environment
  • Can troubleshoot cross-browser compatibility issues, optimize site performance and understand web standards
  • Enjoy designing visually appealing creative web pieces for clients in a variety of industries
  • Work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment that supports team mentoring

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Art/Graphic Design, Web Design, Computer Programming or related field
  • 2-5 years experience as a front-end developer, programmer or designer
  • Expert in Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator
  • Applied knowledge of web typography and color systems
  • Online portfolio demonstrating production abilities and design style
  • Candidates responding to this position must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States

Apply:

Visit websolutions.com/careers and fill out the online application.