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Jr Front-End Web Developer (Contract-to-Hire)

Jr Front-End Web Developer (Contract-to-Hire)

Our client is a boutique strategic design studio in the north shore of Chicagoland that designs and builds identities, websites, and a broad range of communications to create brands that sing and make an impact for their audiences!

Our agency client works with a range pf brands from Northwestern University, DeVry, to Coca-Cola, Petsmart, P&G to local restaurant groups, real estate, non-profit organizations.

The Junior Front-End Web Developer will:

  • Collaborate with the Web Development Manager, Creative Director, designers
  • Build custom WordPress themes from scratch, and can comfortably launch them independently.
  • Must be able to adapt existing theme frameworks to create a unique client experience
  • Be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Have a CAN DO attitude and want to strive for the best

The Junior Front-End Web Developer Must Have:

  • 2-3+ years experience (max 5 years)
  • WordPress  
  • HTML
  • CSS via SASS or other CSS preprocessor
  • PHP
  • JavaScript
  • Experience with build tools such as Gulp
  • Git
  • Other CMS Experience
  • Familiar with Photoshop, Illustrator or Sketch
  • SEO Understanding
  • Strong Communicator
  • Curious Creative
  • Hardcore Collaborator

Nice to haves: Woocommerce, WordPress plugin development, HTML Email templates, AJAX, SVG animation, SQL with the ability to query databases

After contracting for a couple months should you have proven to be a rockstar you will expect to receive the following benefits upon converting to a FTE:

  • 15 days of PTO plus holiday break
  • Casual work environment
  • Multiple insurance options
  • Short-term disability
  • 401K matching
  • Professional development
  • Free gym and rec room access with a pool.

If you can answer the prior statements with a resounding YES and have strong HTML, CSS, PHP, and Javascript skills, our client would love to consider you for the contract-to-hire opportunity.

To be considered for the Junior Front End Web Developer role, please send us your most recent websites, portfolio, samples, resume and 1-2 bullet points of why you feel you would be a great addition to our boutique design studio’s team!

Location: Evanston                                                                                                Start Date: July 1 or sooner