Front End Developer

Posted by | January 7, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips


Location: Chicago, IL


Sittercity is a dynamic, rapidly growing Internet company
located in River North. We are seeking a Front End Developer to join our
Product Marketing team.
  • Translate wireframes and designs into front-end code
  • Create semantic, clean and concise XHTML, CSS, JavaScript and
    AJAX code
  • Follow standard front-end development methodologies and best
  • Collaborate with other members of the Product team to deliver
    on new product enhancements
  • Create HTML emails, landing pages and other assets for the
    Online Marketing team
  • Collaborate
    with Development team to integrate HTML with backend technologies
  • Develop reusable code libraries for the Development team
  • Develop accessible, browser compatible and search engine
    friendly code
  • Maintaining a separate presentation layer
  • Meet tight deadlines and prioritize tasks to avoid bottlenecks
  • Assist
    in other Product Marketing functions as needed
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3+ years experience with XHTML, CSS, JavaScript and AJAX
  • Basic knowledge of HTML5, CSS3 and PHP a plus
  • Knowledge of cross-browser compatibility issues in IE (IE6 most
    notably), Firefox, Safari, Chrome, and Opera
  • Experience with progressive enhancement and graceful
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop, text editing software and
    version control software
  • Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Flash a plus
  • Hungry to learn the latest front end development technologies
    and methodologies
  • Desire
    for perfection and strong attention to detail
  • Self-starter,
    takes pride in work
  • Strong
    organizational, interpersonal and communication skills ?
  • Provide
    code sample upon request
We operate in a casual and fun environment at the top of the
Merchandise Mart.  Perks include
unlimited healthy snacks, monthly lunches, and quarterly outings.  In addition, we offer a very
competitive benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, Short-Term
Disability, Long-Term Disability, and Life Insurance as well as 3 weeks of paid
time off to start.
Sittercity is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to
hiring a diverse workforce.  We
consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, national origin,
disability, veteran status, or any other basis as prohibited by federal, state
or local law. 

To apply: Interested applicants, please send your resume to!

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