Lead Front End Developer - Web
Job Opportunity at Bell Falls Search & Consulting

Posted on Jul 26

http://www.bellfallssearch.com    2164034820

Location: Cleveland, OH
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4138687

Our client, a very successful SaaS company located downtown Cleveland and with multiple offices throughout the US, is seeking a Lead Front End Developer. The ideal candidate is highly proficient in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript and associated libraries (among other languages), has a passion for Digital Marketing and the Technology Space, and is an avid learner, always seeking to learn about the newest digital marketing tactics, trends and best practices. The Lead Front End Developer will be responsible for working collaboratively with clients, partners and internal teams to execute web-based projects on a large scale. This person will tackle ongoing and day-to-day projects, contribute during meetings and participate in digital strategy sessions. The candidate will lead development projects and execute digital strategies while being exposed to the fast-paced world of a technology-enabled local marketing solutions company. You must not only be able to conceptualize and voice ideas, but also be receptive to feedback and coaching.

Responsibilities:
  • Programming and Development: This position requires a firm understanding of HTML, CSS, JavaScript and associated libraries, as well as working knowledge of PHP, SQL Server database management, and C# development. The developer will lead the on-boarding of new clients onto our client's proprietary website and content management platform, as well as manage and execute custom and ad hoc development projects for a variety of clients. The developer should also be knowledgeable of email development and associated email marketing best practices.
  • Project Stewardship, Management and Analysis: The Lead Front End Developer will assist in driving the development and execution of landing pages, multi-page websites, and various web based projects from conception to deployment. This includes helping to scope projects, establishing functional and technical specifications for projects, and reviewing analytics, site performance and code to help make strategic recommendations for continued program optimization & successes.
  • Time Management: The Lead Front End Developer will adhere to timelines for multiple concurrent projects, and ensure all deliverables are met. Strong attention to detail and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize multiple projects is required. The ability to work under pressure with pressing, changing deadlines is necessary.
  • Collaboration and Flexibility: This position requires flexibility, diligence and focus in a wide range of technical and creative environments. Staying ahead of the curve and being knowledgeable on the latest happenings within the digital marketing industry and UX best practices is essential. Collaboration with other team members, partners & client stakeholders is necessary to ensure the success of client and project initiatives.
  • Client Service: This position will periodically require direct communication with clients in various industries on calls, in person, or via email.
Requirements:
  • Strong front end coding experience, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript and associated libraries is required, as well as knowledge of PHP, SQL Server database management, and basic C# development.
  • Understanding of, and experience with the implementation of Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics, Adobe Dynamic Tag Manager, and/or other analytics/reporting tools
  • Knowledge of SEO best practices is preferred, specifically as it relates to front end development
  • Familiarity with CMS solutions is a plus
  • Experience with TFS and version control is a plus
  • A Bachelor’s degree is required (preferably a degree in computer science or a related field).
  • At least 3-4 years of experience executing development projects as part of a development team or agency.
Desired Skills:
  • Ability to develop within CMS frameworks
  • Experience developing template-based projects
  • Experience and success working with cross-functional teams
  • Experience with, and understanding of web analytics and online reporting tools
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite products including Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator is preferred
  • Flexibility and availability to accommodate various working hours as client workload requires
  • Ability to multitask, manage timelines, and solve problems creatively
  • Ability to learn new tools and software quickly and independently
  • Ability to receive feedback on concepts/ideas and make the appropriate changes
  • Ability to complete projects under direction and self-management
  • Experience or familiarity with wireframing / prototyping tools such as Axure or Balsamiq is a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
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