Front End Developer

We're looking for talented developers to join our team and help us build high-quality, cutting-edge websites. We work with various CMS systems such as Sitecore, Sitefinity, Kentico, BigCommerce, WordPress and many more. We're looking to expand on our success within the internet industry

Americaneagle.com was recently named by Built in Chicago as one of the best places to work and to Inc.com's list of 5000 fastest-growing private companies for the past seven years.

Responsibilities:
  • Be on the front lines with other front end developers building out strong code and sites
  • Help mentor and guide other front end developers in best practices
  • Help build out standards and processes to ensure high quality work of all developers
  • Work with project managers and/or the technical lead to manage time estimates and completion accuracy of assigned project tasks
  • Review designs and approaches for best practices in UX
  • Create compelling solutions and functionality that inspire users and meet business goals
  • Stay current on developing technologies and properly utilize them in your work
Requirements:
  • Minimum 2+ years of experience in front-end technology
  • Strong knowledge of HTML nuances and proper semantics
  • Strong skillset in JavaScript and strong knowledge of MV* JS frameworks
  • Solid understanding of progressive enhancement, responsive design, accessibility and best UX/UI practices
  • Ability to work within a team environment where design and production are a collaborative effort
  • Strong understanding of the WCAG specification and accessibility approaches
  • Experienced in handling REST APIs
  • Background in page speed and rendering efficiency testing and remediation
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with team members and clients
  • Experience working within a source control environment (e.g. Git)
  • Experience building and compiling CSS with Sass, Less, or PostCSS
  • Comfortable with build tools on Node.js
  • Must be self-driven to stay up-to-date on the trends and techniques in a changing industry
  • Degree in Computer Science, Interactive Media Design, Web Design & Development or related certification from a recognized training organization
  • Experience in CMS platforms such as Sitecore, Sitefinity, Kentico, BigCommerce, WordPress, etc.
  • Knowledge of backend languages of .NET and/or PHP
  • Ability and commitment to training, mentoring, and working with other designers and developers
  • Experience in working on PWA projects
  • Experience in automated testing tools such as Puppeteer, Selenium, etc.

We offer a generous compensation and benefits package, 401K, and more. The Americaneagle.com office is located 2 miles north of the Rosemont CTA Station (Blue Line) and is served by Pace Bus 221. On-site parking is provided. We are flexible with these requirements for anyone interested in our internship program.

Let's Get Started

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact Americaneagle.com Human Resources team at (847) 699-0300 for assistance.

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