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Front End Developer (eCommerce) in Vernon Hills at CRS Group

Date Posted: 6/2/2018

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Job Description

E-Commerce Front End Developer

Duration: 8 month contract
Location: Vernon Hills, IL

Overview: The CRS Group is currently looking for a E-Commerce Front End Developer for one of our clients in the Vernon Hills area.

Job Description:
  • The E-Commerce Front End Developer makes certain the site looks and functions appropriately for all who use it
  • This role has expert understanding of Web programming languages and coding standards to translate visual concepts into functional online experiences while also having a keen eye for detail
  • The E-Commerce Front End Developer works closely with a talented team of Information Architects, Visual Designers, and Developers from concept through production
  • This role is instrumental in fulfilling the company's vision and providing advanced solutions for our E-Commerce site and related digital marketing campaigns


Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Leads front-end development efforts for project from conception to implementation
  • Write standards-compliant code including testing/debugging in multiple browsers and platforms
  • Works with Visual and UX Designers to translate visual concepts into functional online experiences, microsites, HTML emails, and other digital media
  • Ability to take graphic files and translate them into functional experience on web and mobile platforms
  • Participate in the functional requirements definitions for new or modified applications
  • Work closely with internal development and design teams to ensure flawless integration with back-end technology and a great user experience
  • Maintain continuous contact with all internal and external stakeholders through the project and after completion making sure features are delivered with high quality and on time
  • Help with and manage production tasks
  • Perform code reviews


Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • 5 years of E-Commerce related design and development experience
  • Expert knowledge of HTML, HTML5 and CSS
  • Knowledge of working with JavaScript frameworks to create rich interactive content
  • Expert knowledge of user experience best practices and ability to implement solutions based on unique needs of specific users
  • Proficiency with Adobe CS
  • Familiar with interaction design and information architecture methods and principles
  • Knowledge of the user-centered design theory and demonstrated participation in an application of study findings to range of past projects
  • Experience developing UI optimization for small screens
  • Knowledge of W3C standards and SEO principles
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to creatively problem solve
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with the ability to effectively interact with all stakeholders including senior leadership
  • Train and mentor junior designers
  • Proven track record of balancing multiple priorities simultaneously and negotiating work flow, while meeting deadlines
  • Experience with E-Commerce websites
  • Solid understanding of Responsive Design
  • Good understanding of Web Accessibility
  • Portfolio required



Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.