Job Details

Department

Product and Marketing

Type

Full-Time

Date

10/2/2014

Location

Yodle New York

50 W 23rd St

Suite 401

New York, NY 10010

Yodle New York

Front End Developer

Front-End Developers play an important role on our User Experience (UX) team, developing the presentation layer of Yodle’s properties including websites, functional web applications and mobile applications. Front-End Developers collaborate openly with other members of the UX discipline, including Interaction Designers and Visual Designers, as well as Product Managers, Technical Developers, and QA. Great candidates for this role are enthusiastic about the constantly evolving world of front-end web and mobile technologies. They have expert skill in HTML, CSS and JavaScript – writing standards-compliant code from scratch. They understand how to support the range of browsers and devices that people may be using. They are equally comfortable collaborating with designers as well as developers. They are meticulous in ensuring the quality of their work. Strong Front-End Developers think not only about the code, but also about way users interact with the things we create. They love to use their skills to create better user experience. Can a screen-based behavior be used to help a user understand a task better? Make it faster to find the right information? Front-end technology has evolved to the point where it can shape the user experience, and we are passionate about finding ways to do that.

Responsibilities

  • Writing standards-compliant front-end code for websites, web applications, and mobile solutions using HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Testing the front-end code for supported browsers and devices
  • Collaborating effectively with UX team members to ensure the effectiveness and quality of the design solution
  • Establishing and documenting development standards and common components for common usage across all Yodle applications

Qualifications

  • Strong portfolio of work showing experience developing standards-compliant front-end code for marketing websites, web applications, and/or mobile experiences
  • Basic proficiency in HTML5 & CSS3
  • Familiarity with JavaScript (libraries including JQuery & AngularJS)
  • Basic proficiency Adobe CS5
  • Basic proficiency in Mac OS
  • Experience with content management systems a plus
  • Experience with version control systems like git a plus
  • Experience working in an Agile Software Development environment is a plus
  • Knowledge of additional programming languages, frameworks and database technologies is helpful
  • Secondary UX skills in Interaction Design and/or Visual Design are desired
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field is preferred

Why Work at Yodle?

Yodle offers excellent medical benefits packages for you and your family, including a pet insurance discount for your four-legged furry friends! Each office location offers its own unique set of perks such as free lunch, food trucks, contests, chair massages, gym memberships, commuter benefits, and don't forget about company happy hours! Explore some key benefits of working at Yodle by clicking below.

Benefits & Perks

Yodle is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Yodle's policy is to select, place, train, and promote the best qualified individuals based upon relevant factors such as work quality, attitude and experience, so as to provide equal employment opportunity for all our employees in compliance with applicable local, state, and federal laws and without regard to non-work related factors such as race, color, religion/creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other protected class.