Front End Developer at Wide Eye

Front End Developer

Wide Eye is an award-winning digital agency that does cutting-edge work for progressive causes, political candidates, and world-changing organizations.

We are seeking a motivated, creative Front End Developer for a full-time position in Washington DC (elsewhere in the U.S. is possible for the right candidate). The successful applicant will help turn our beautiful designs into stunning interactive experiences. Applicants must have strong knowledge of web development, code syntax and architecture, excellent communication skills, strong visual instincts, an eagerness to learn and a “can-do” work ethic.

Why work at Wide Eye?

  • Work on meaningful causes, campaigns, and organizations
  • Opportunities to work with a highly-creative, award-winning team
  • Major potential for growth in the role and within the company
  • Competitive salaries & benefits
  • Ample Paid Time Off, including 12 holidays plus the week between Christmas and New Years Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Potential to participate in the company 401k and profit-sharing plans
  • Professional development opportunities

Responsibilities

  • Help bring our designs to “clickable” life
  • Write beautiful, semantic, responsive HTML5/CSS/Javascript
  • Develop websites on WordPress
  • Implement an array of APIs, CRMs, and third-party tools
  • Conduct cross-browser and cross-device testing
  • Work directly with clients on projects and answer technical questions
  • Manage modifications, updates, and improvements on previous projects
  • Work with other members of the team and with clients to solve challenges and produce stellar results
  • Other assignments as needed

Requirements

Experience / Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years experience in web development
  • Experience with JavaScript (jQuery), HTML5, CSS3
  • Experience with responsive development and vector graphics (SVG)
  • Comfortable working with preprocessors and frameworks (SASS, Bourbon)
  • Strong working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite 5+ (mostly Photoshop)
  • Experience with WordPress front-end development
  • Strong understanding of modern web design principles, user experience, information architecture, and social media
  • Ability to manage your time and balance multiple projects
  • Strong communication skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Highly-creative and resourceful
  • Passion and pride in your work

Bonus Points

  • Interest in progressive politics and progressive causes
  • Love of design
  • Experience with other JavaScript libraries (Angular, React)
  • Experience working with Designers

Salary

Annual salary range: $60-90k plus benefits

How to apply?

Please include your resume and either a link to your portfolio or recent work samples. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Wide Eye is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values a diverse working environment. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

*Applicant must be US-based.

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