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Industry leader in website design, development, and hosting.

Front End Developer

$50k – $90k • No equity
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We're looking for talented senior developers to join our team and help us build high-quality, cutting-edge websites. 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 six years. We're looking to expand on our success within the Internet industry with you.

Americaneagle.com provides its employees with an energetic work environment and opportunities to further develop their skills. Our dedication to grow our development team is how we can produce excellent sites and
applications to our clients. We do all of this while maintaining a family value
focus and push for good work-life balance.

Responsibilities:

-Build web applications and sites with modern client side technologies
-Produce flexible and creative HTML, CSS, and Javascript code
-Review and ensure that code follows design quality, is cross browser friendly, and passes testing
-Work within a team to achieve successful site creation and help assess and maintain scope
-Stay current on developing technologies and properly utilize
them in your work
-Take pride in writing reusable, readable and pragmatic code
-A clear understanding of user-centered design and the process
involved

Requirements:

-A passionate developer that loves modern technologies and best practices with at least 5 years' experience
-Strong grasp of web standards: HTML5, CSS3, JSSolid understanding of
progressive enhancement, responsive design, accessibility and best UX/UI
practices
-Experience working within a team environment where design and
production are a collaborative effort
-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 Post CSS
-Comfortable with build tools on Node.jsDegree in Computer Science, Interactive Media Design, Web Design & Development or related certification from a recognized training organization

Desirable Skills:

-Strong knowledge with JavaScript MV* frameworks (e.g. Angular, React, Vue)
-Experience in CMS development in platforms such as BigCommerce, Wordpress, Sitefinity, Sitecore, 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 handling REST APIs
-Knowledgeable in page speed testing and remediationSEO experience and
expertise Strong understanding of the WCAG specification and accessibility approaches

We offer a generous compensation and benefits package, 401K, and more. The main 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.

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