Front End Developer Intern

Americaneagle.com is looking for talented Front End Developer Interns to join our team and help us build high quality, cutting-edge web applications. Our Front-End Developers architect and develop websites and web applications using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. We also work with various content management systems such as Sitecore, Sitefinity, Kentico, BigCommerce, WordPress, etc., as well as build UI applications using modern UI tools like React or Vue.js.

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 eight years.

Responsibilities:
  • Assist in building semantic, accessible, and maintainable client-side interfaces with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript that integrates well with a diverse set of back-end platforms
  • Accurately convert design mock-ups into working interfaces across multiple devices and browsers
  • Collaborate with project managers and technical leads to translate business and user requirements into usable web applications
  • Assist with reviewing designs and approaches for best practices in UI/UX
  • Collaborate with other front-end developers, back-end developers, project managers, graphic artists, and quality assurance specialists in a Waterfall, iterative, and/or Agile environment
  • Assist in building interactive projects using modern JavaScript frameworks like React.js or Vue.js
Requirements:
  • Knowledge of writing semantic, accessible HTML
  • Knowledge of writing clean, responsive CSS
  • Strong skillset in JavaScript
  • 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
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working within a source control environment (e.g. Git)
  • Passion and self-drive for staying up to date with industry trends and applying innovative best practices
Recommended Skills:
  • Experience working with React.js or Vue.js
  • Understanding of page speed and rendering efficiency testing and remediation
  • Comfortable with modern build systems and task runners
  • Pursuing a degree in Computer Science or other related field, related certification from a recognized training organization, or relevant professional experience
  • Experience working with CMS platforms such as Sitecore, Sitefinity, Kentico, BigCommerce, WordPress, etc. is a plus
  • Knowledge of backend languages of .NET and/or PHP is a plus

Our internships are full time, 40 hours a week, and paid. Our goal is for an intern to become a permanent member of the team and hopefully present them with an offer at the end of the internship. Americaneagle.com provides its employees with an energetic work environment and opportunities to further develop their skills. Our dedication to growing our development team is how we can produce excellent sites and applications for our clients. We do all of this while maintaining a family value focus and pushing for a good work-life balance. We offer a generous compensation and benefits package. 

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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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