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Front End Developer

Job Description

The successful Front-End Web Developer will play a critical role on an eCommerce/Marketing team, bridging the gap between concept and technical implementation. They should have both front-end design sensibilities and take pride in crafting elegant code that adheres to style conventions. This position will work closely with the Digital Guest Experience and Digital Guest Acquisition teams to create, develop, implement and optimize compelling online experiences to drive sustainable, long term growth. S/He will serve as the subject matter expert for our eCommerce websites. They will be responsible for full life cycle, front-end development of the websites and other technical solutions (such as developing new features for our digital products and interacting with various APIs) while supporting a number of marketing initiatives across the Cruises & Events division. This position will also be responsible for ensuring all sites are secure, maintained and up-to-date and have no unscheduled down time.



Functions:

  • Effectively capture and document interface and design requirements from multiple stakeholders
  • Develop rapid UI/UX prototypes and present to stakeholders for feedback
  • Deploy new changes to live website using git workflow and code reviews when necessary
  • Develop new responsive templates in the CMS based on wireframes to optimize landing pages / conversions and overall guest experience
  • Build and customize existing CMS plugins/modules to add new functionalities enhancing user experience
  • Ensure technical feasibility and offer creative opinion of design ideas/concepts and translate them into visually-accurate HTML
  • Build and customize existing CMS plugins/modules to add new functionalities enhancing user experience
  • Help set up new A/B tests that need specific developments or customization to drive incremental sales
  • Support our analytics tracking by updating existing tags or adding new ones
  • Write custom scripts for tags (eg. Tripadvisor, AdWords)
  • Monitor technical site performance (load time, etc.) across all devices and provide recommendations to improve efficiency
  • Troubleshoot user issues and bugs of internal software’s and external sites
  • Act as second tier support for best practices and end user documentation
  • Work with a development team within an agile methodology to assist in developing and implementing solutions for the business.
  • Work collaboratively with back-end developer
  • Accurately gauge development timelines, meet deadlines and prioritize tasks on multiple projects

Accountabilities:

The successful Front-End Web Developer will be indispensable in the attainment of the company’s revenue targets, will contribute to the creation of an unforgettable guest experience, will be favorably viewed by coworkers, and will be efficient in the execution of duties.  Performance will be measured by timeliness of task completion, management evaluation, and feedback from peers.

Essential Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Computer Technology related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in web development, application development and testing
  • Comprehensive understanding of HTML, PHP, CSS, & JavaScript
  • Experience with jQuery, AngularJS, React, and other JavaScript frameworks
  • Experience with Joomla and Drupal building custom extensions including components, modules, and plugins
  • Experience using VCS such as Git or Subversion, preferably Git
  • Experience with MVC web applications utilizing RESTful API services and consuming JSON data
  • Development and support experience with enterprise applications and integrations, such as Salesforce or Microsoft Office 365
  • Comfort in explaining technical concepts to non-technical audiences

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in submitting and participating in code reviews
  • Understanding of Gitflow
  • Proven knowledge of the most current security standards and best practices

Successful Candidates will need:

  • Strong team working skills
  • Ability to multitask is very important
  • Versatility in contributing to and managing expectations of simultaneous projects across different teams
  • Creative problem-solving skills and a keen eye for modern design
  • Willingness to learn new programming languages

Job Requirements

 

Job Snapshot

Location US-IL-Chicago
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Hour
Pay Rate $45.00 /Hour
Store Type IT & Technical
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Company Overview

Interactive Business Systems (IBS)

Our business model is based on developing strong relationships with both our clients and our consultants. We take the time to learn our clients' business and understand their challenges and goals. Likewise, we get to know each of our consultants, their skills and experience, and the path they seek to grow their careers. Armed with knowledge and vision, IBS works with IT managers to identify just the right IT staffing or solutions-based consulting services that get the job done right the first time. By investing ourselves in the success of our clients and our consultants, we create outcomes that benefit both and build the foundation for long-term partnerships. Learn More

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Interactive Business Systems (IBS)
Company:
US-IL-Chicago
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Hour
Pay Type:
$45.00 /Hour
Pay Rate:
IT & Technical
Store Type:

Job Description

The successful Front-End Web Developer will play a critical role on an eCommerce/Marketing team, bridging the gap between concept and technical implementation. They should have both front-end design sensibilities and take pride in crafting elegant code that adheres to style conventions. This position will work closely with the Digital Guest Experience and Digital Guest Acquisition teams to create, develop, implement and optimize compelling online experiences to drive sustainable, long term growth. S/He will serve as the subject matter expert for our eCommerce websites. They will be responsible for full life cycle, front-end development of the websites and other technical solutions (such as developing new features for our digital products and interacting with various APIs) while supporting a number of marketing initiatives across the Cruises & Events division. This position will also be responsible for ensuring all sites are secure, maintained and up-to-date and have no unscheduled down time.



Functions:

  • Effectively capture and document interface and design requirements from multiple stakeholders
  • Develop rapid UI/UX prototypes and present to stakeholders for feedback
  • Deploy new changes to live website using git workflow and code reviews when necessary
  • Develop new responsive templates in the CMS based on wireframes to optimize landing pages / conversions and overall guest experience
  • Build and customize existing CMS plugins/modules to add new functionalities enhancing user experience
  • Ensure technical feasibility and offer creative opinion of design ideas/concepts and translate them into visually-accurate HTML
  • Build and customize existing CMS plugins/modules to add new functionalities enhancing user experience
  • Help set up new A/B tests that need specific developments or customization to drive incremental sales
  • Support our analytics tracking by updating existing tags or adding new ones
  • Write custom scripts for tags (eg. Tripadvisor, AdWords)
  • Monitor technical site performance (load time, etc.) across all devices and provide recommendations to improve efficiency
  • Troubleshoot user issues and bugs of internal software’s and external sites
  • Act as second tier support for best practices and end user documentation
  • Work with a development team within an agile methodology to assist in developing and implementing solutions for the business.
  • Work collaboratively with back-end developer
  • Accurately gauge development timelines, meet deadlines and prioritize tasks on multiple projects

Accountabilities:

The successful Front-End Web Developer will be indispensable in the attainment of the company’s revenue targets, will contribute to the creation of an unforgettable guest experience, will be favorably viewed by coworkers, and will be efficient in the execution of duties.  Performance will be measured by timeliness of task completion, management evaluation, and feedback from peers.

Essential Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Computer Technology related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in web development, application development and testing
  • Comprehensive understanding of HTML, PHP, CSS, & JavaScript
  • Experience with jQuery, AngularJS, React, and other JavaScript frameworks
  • Experience with Joomla and Drupal building custom extensions including components, modules, and plugins
  • Experience using VCS such as Git or Subversion, preferably Git
  • Experience with MVC web applications utilizing RESTful API services and consuming JSON data
  • Development and support experience with enterprise applications and integrations, such as Salesforce or Microsoft Office 365
  • Comfort in explaining technical concepts to non-technical audiences

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in submitting and participating in code reviews
  • Understanding of Gitflow
  • Proven knowledge of the most current security standards and best practices

Successful Candidates will need:

  • Strong team working skills
  • Ability to multitask is very important
  • Versatility in contributing to and managing expectations of simultaneous projects across different teams
  • Creative problem-solving skills and a keen eye for modern design
  • Willingness to learn new programming languages

Job Requirements

 
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