Front End Developer

Forum One · Arlington, VA

Engineering
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Posted 2 weeks ago

Sketch
Photoshop
Wordpress
HTML
User Experience Design (UX)
CSS
Drupal
React
Vue JS
AngularJS
JavaScript
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For the past 25 years, we’ve been doing work that matters. We’re a digital agency that leverages technology to extend the influence of our mission-driven clients. Every day, our team of more than 100 digital strategists, architects, designers, and creators help leading nonprofit organizations and government agencies across the country make an impact. But this team still needs you! This is your opportunity to join the company helping those doing good in the world - do more, reach more, and achieve more. 

Forum One is looking for a Front End Developer to join our exceptional team in Arlington, VA.  As a front end developer at Forum One you’ll help us create compelling stories about the impactful work our clients do. You’ll be part of a truly talented tech team of developers that constantly seeks innovative ways to serve our clients. What kind of clients could you support? We currently support Peace Corps, The Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE), USAID, Center for Strategic and International Studies, NMAAHC, Fairfax County Public Schools,  EPA and more!

As the ideal candidate, you’ll be capable of taking complex visual designs and translating them into quality code that works well across modern devices and browsers. You’ll participate in the process throughout a project’s life cycle, including design, development, and testing. Our company is made up of highly motivated individuals who love to help organizations reach their full digital potential, and we're looking for someone with a similar mindset who seeks dynamic solutions, believes in our company’s mission, and brings innovative ideas.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Implement design mockups as responsive templates and/or themes using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, modern frameworks, and tools.
  • Create interactive prototypes, collaborate with Design and UX team, and carry out development work at the direction of a technical leader.

What you bring to the table:

  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • 1+ years on-the-job coding experience.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in writing semantic HTML and scalable CSS.
  • Responsive design and layout experience including the use of media queries, feature detection, flexbox, and CSS-grid specifications.
  • Experience with Javascript or frameworks like React, Vue, or Angular.
  • Experience using Sketch and/or Photoshop to extract elements and specifications from designer comps.
  • Cross-browser testing experience including using developer tools to debug CSS and Javascript.
  • Experience with popular CMS solutions like Wordpress, Drupal, or Joomla.

 

Why you’ll love it here:

  • Competitive Salary & Employee Ownership Plan
  • 401(k) match, Commuter benefits & flexible spending accounts  
  • 15 Vacation days, in addition to Sick Leave & Floating Holidays
  • Flexible work hours
  • Paid parental leave
  • Company-provided laptops
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Snacks, healthy ones and not so healthy ones

 

What we value:

  • We’re passionate about our work - our clients’ missions matter, and we apply our passion in support of clients who are addressing the most critical global issues.
  • We’re great partners - we’re collaborative, approachable, creative, inclusive, and reliable.
  • We’re continuous learners - we are always expanding, refining, and improving our craft, value, and impact—as individuals and as a team.
  • We’re inquisitive problem solvers - we’re dedicated to finding the right solution, which requires actively engaging varied perspectives, and approaching our work with flexibility, humility,  and open minds.
  • We get things done - we are thoughtful and thorough, but we don’t waste time or hesitate to tackle problems head on.
  • We do the right thing - we make decisions for Forum One and our clients with the highest integrity, respect, fairness, and honesty.

 

Forum One provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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