Contract Front End Engineer

First + Third

Date listed

1 month ago

Employment Type

Full time

Remote

Yes

Salary

$50k

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Overview Of Role:  We're a fully remote web development agency looking for a contract Front-end Engineer. This position should have an attention to detail and love to develop interactive and engaging web experiences. This person should have a keen eye for engaging animations and clean code. 

Our mission: At First + Third, it is our mission to outperform average agencies. We believe that when an agency only thinks about how to get a project done and not enough about the client’s goals, it becomes impossible for the project to be a success.

As an organization we are obsessed with helping our clients understand and achieve their objectives through thoughtful, well-executed web design and development. We are relentless in our pursuit of the very best solution for each individual client and work tirelessly until the desired results are achieved.

As a team, we invest ourselves fully in meeting our client’s goals as if they were our own because when they succeed, we do too. 

Responsibilities:

Execute - Be able to take visual designs in sketch and written specifications and turn those into semantic html/css/js that is reusable, scalable, performant, accessible and work on all major browsers

Make it move - We love to create experiences on our pages. We leverage CSS and JavaScript animation to make our pages come alive

Components - Be able to create reusable Gutenberg blocks that allow clients and product team to enter content and customize the components. Reuse - Develop a reusable component/block library for WordPress that is reusable across client projects

Requirements: * 2+ years of experience as a front-end developer. * Strong understanding of HTML and CSS including cross-browser compatibility and performance. * Ability to write modern and performant JavaScript using latest technologies. * We expect you to know your way around git and Github * Experience with front-end building tools (such as Webpack). * Experience working remotely. * Comfortable interpreting designs and/or specifications and thinking through the best approach to adapting it to code. * A solid understanding of good UX and UI practices for websites. * Familiarity with Sketch and Adobe XD. * Experience with WordPress and Gutenberg with building out custom blocks. * Experience working with component systems. * Estimating work for a project and taking specs and turning into clearly defined, executable tasks.

Nice to haves: * Experience with React * Experience with Node.js * Experience with Shopify * Understanding of WCAG accessibility compliance. Ability to implement accessibility standards as well as audit existing websites.

Salary or Compensation

$50,000 — $90,000/year

Location

United States, Europe, Canada

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