Front-End Web Developer Chicago

*Accepting Resumes for Future Openings*

*When applying, please provide URL's of your latest / greatest FED builds*

Front-End Web Developer

We are built on award-winning creative and a family-friendly reputation. Laughlin Constable offers competitive benefits, summer hours, free Wednesday Wellness breakfasts and health, dental & 401k benefits are available to full-time employees on day one. Come see what we’re about!

Join Laughlin Constable's award-winning workforce! We are seeking a talented, web-standards driven front-end web developer with a strong design sense. Ideal candidates will have a can-do attitude, passion for technology, design and user experience, extensive HTML/CSS development experience, and will be able to get up-to-speed quickly.

Key member of Web development team with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously; ability to work at a rapid pace while maintaining high-quality workand a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines. Need to be a proven team player in a fast-moving environment. 


+         Ability to work in a team environment, from making pixel-perfect sites that meet the design requirements to integrating code with the back-end development team

+         Strong HTML5/CSS3 skills; knowledge of how to use the appropriate markup hooks to limit the amount of classes and IDs required on a page

+         Deep understanding of CSS inheritance and how to use it to your advantage

+         A good ideology for managing maintainable, scalable and cross-browser Web standards-compliant code across large sites

+         Familiar with source control principles and comfortable with Subversion and Git

+         In-depth knowledge of IE quirks and how to address them.

+         Experience working with JavaScript, jQuery and AJAX

+         Demonstrated understanding of Web site performance techniques, Web standards and best practices/semantics

+         Strong working knowledge of Photoshop; able to cut up comps and optimize/adjust graphics from the Creative Team as well as extend the initial design direction into the full project scope

+         Demonstrated mobile project experience, albeit responsive design or separate mobile builds

+         Act as problem-solver throughout the creative process via research, usability studies, analytics, etc.

+         Test in order to ensure all design elements, templates, and finished solutions work within a variety of browser types, devices, platforms and screen settings; work collaboratively with the QA Team; assist with usability issues, site maps, navigation, and problem-solving on projects

+         Ensure that projects meet accessibility requirements for those who traverse the Web with assistive technologies

+         Research and suggest new technologies to remain at the forefront of the Web.

+         Bonus skills include: 

+         Working knowledge of Sass and/or LESS

+         Native iOS and/or Android mobile app development

+         Social App Development

+         Experience working within the constraints of an enterprise-level CMS environment (Kentico, Sitecore, etc.)

+         Web video integration/expertise


+         Job Specifications 

+         4-6 years of Web and interactive design experience

+         Exceptional design and layout skills for web and interactive solutions

+         User-centered, responsive approach to interface design and layout

+         Thorough knowledge of HTML technologies and applications

+         Proven working knowledge of software and common programming languages, including but not limited to: IDEs (Visual Studio, Sublime Text, Notepad ++, etc.), Photoshop, JSP, ASP.NET, PHP, JavaScript, jQuery, and CSS.


When applying, please provide URL's of your latest / greatest FED builds.