Job Description

BIG YAM is seeking an experienced front-end web developer to work closely with our team of designers and developers to create user-friendly, responsive websites for our clients. You will be responsible for building and maintaining websites and landing pages for multiple clients, as well as assisting with CMS content population and creating HTML emails. This role requires you to be detail-oriented, have a passion for web design, work cross-departmentally, and be able to manage your time across multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Convert XD and Photoshop mockups to functional HTML5, CSS/Sass, and JavaScript
  • Create custom WordPress themes from scratch and modify existing themes
  • Test front-end code on a variety of different browsers, screen resolutions, and devices
  • Troubleshoot and fix bugs
  • Work closely with designers to accurately execute their creative vision
  • Work closely with back-end developers to integrate front-end code into a variety of CMS
  • Write and maintain documentation for both internal and client use
  • Provide CMS training to clients
  • Assist with CMS content population
  • Other duties as assigned

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 3+ years of professional experience in front-end development
  • Demonstrated proficiency with HTML5, CSS/Sass, and JavaScript
  • Experience with Git, NPM, and Gulp
  • Experience working in Adobe XD and Photoshop
  • Experience creating custom themes and plugins for WordPress
  • Understanding of best practices for UX, responsive web design, SEO, performance, and accessibility
  • Excellent communication skills with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to collaborate with designers, back-end developers, digital media specialists, and account managers
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, multi-project environment with tight deadlines

BONUS SKILLS:

  • Experience developing in the Unbounce platform
  • HTML Email development experience
  • Design experience
  • WordPress Block development
  • PHP OOP ability
  • Familiarity with developing within .NET frameworks
  • Experience in ES6 JS frameworks such as React, Vue, Angular
  • Experience with Mobile App development
  • Docker experience