Front-End Web Developer
November 15th, 2017

ADVERTISING APP DEVELOPMENT CREATIVE DIRECTION WEB DESIGN


Job Description

The Front-End Web Developer works directly with our creative team to breathe digital life into some big ideas by developing websites, emails, display ads and other digital projects. It starts with helping create visually compelling and user-friendly websites that achieve the goals of our clients, but you will also perform some maintenance and updates to existing websites as well as provide guidance to clients who choose to take charge of their own websites. Above all, you will advocate for killer UX, foster great creative and push boundaries/max the envelope/take it to the limit one more time.


Job Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to initial site planning, discussing ideas for the layout and organization/navigation of the site, content (photos, illustrations, videos, etc.) and other matters concerning overall aesthetics
  • Helps build sitemaps and wireframes to communicate ideas to client
  • Works with art directors to bring concepts and designs into the digital space
  • Develops some content and graphics such as icons and banners that align with site aesthetics and brand concepts, without compromising performance
  • Understands technical and functional design requirements; identifies and recommends solutions
  • Provides technical consultation to agency and clients; researches new technology and trends
  • Designs, codes and tests technical solutions, monitors performance and results
  • Regularly updates active websites maintained by the agency, both by programming code for new content and updating existing code to ensure sites stay functional as technology changes
  • Helps create an inviting, stimulating and easily accesible creative environment
  • Performs troubleshooting and QA testing
  • Sets up, manages and configures hosting environments
  • Proactively performs cross-browser testing and optimization
  • Develops and supports internal tools to assist agency team
  • Focuses on maintaining well-documented, reusable and transferrable code
  • Performs frequent backups of all agency/web-based projects, using on-site and off-site storage resources
  • Performs other tasks as assigned

Job Qualifications

Education: B.A. degree in Computer Science, Communication Design, Mathematics or related field preferred

Work experience: 2+ years full-time experience, with primary duties focused on web design and front-end development in a production environment

Knowledge/Skills Requirements:

  • Ridiculous drive and work ethic; zero understanding of the word “can’t”
  • Expertise in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, Foundations, PHP and MySQL database
  • Knowledge of and experience with SEO best practices and Google Analytics
  • Experience in responsive development using media queries and/or
  • CSS frameworks
  • Familiarity with the primary Adobe Creative Cloud tools (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign)
  • Ability to work on multiple concurrent projects and prioritize accordingly
  • Collaborative and solutions-oriented approach to project challenges
  • Analytical problem solving skills and attention to detail
  • Advanced skill in conceptualization, composition, typography, visual hierarchy, color and image manipulation
  • Familiarity with the latest content management and eCommerce solutions such as WordPress
  • Working knowledge of new development software, trends and practices related to your responsibilities
  • Expert understanding of the latest and legacy browser capabilities, including mobile capabilities
  • Good interpersonal, written and oral communication skills

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Existing agency experience
  • Experience connecting to third-party vendors using various API techniques
  • Experience with iOS and Android development
  • Functional knowledge of performance optimization techniques
  • Understanding of complex database concepts as well as the implications of different database designs

How to Apply

SEND RÉSUMÉ AND PORTFOLIO SAMPLES WITH ‘FRONT-END WEB

DEVELOPER’ IN THE SUBJECT LINE HERE resume@gcgmarketing.com



Email cowart@gcgmarketing.com  Phone 8173324600

Posted By
GCG Marketing

Let’s get one thing straight — we don’t let just anybody into our shop. You’ve gotta show us you’re a creativity-huffing, brand-revolutionizing, idea-cranking, high-fiving, nose-grinding freak of advertising. And it doesn’t hurt to smell nice.

URL
http://GCG Marketing

Location
Fort Worth, TX

Job Type
Full-time