Front End Architect

Chicago, Illinois, United States Contract


Role title

Contractor Front End Architect – 6 months can extend depending upon project


 Where you will work


Preferred location:

      Waltham, MA / Chicago, IL



What You’ll Do



As a thought leader, you’ll be expected to:


·         Review code development activities and ensure they follow best practices

·         Identify and articulate issues of both strategic and tactical importance that require correction.

·         Issues could be related to technology implementation, processes, talent

·         Use your strong problem-solving and influencing skills to properly structure, communicate and attack the issues at hand

·         Advise the product triad (Tech Lead, Product Management and Design) on approaches/solutions to those issues

·         Play a pivotal role in raising the overall quality of front-end development practices


As an execution leader, you’ll be expected to:


     take ownership and get things done

     effectively and collegially collaborate with team members

     provide clear, concise and results-oriented transparency into your work



Qualifications and skills



      Responsive web design, including mobile-first design principles --> Styling code structure should be default mobile first then larger viewports (desktop, tablet)

     Cross-browser compatibility (Chrome, FF, IE on Windows + Safari and Chrome on Mac)

     JavaScript (including libraries like jQuery, advanced JavaScript (ES6), AngularJS & ReactJS)

     Extensive experience with Agile and Scrum methodologies

     Familiarity with task runners or build tools like Gulp

     Nice to have, knowledge of CMS, like Sitecore

     Nice to have, understanding of code versioning tools like GIT, SVN, or TFS

     Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field

     Web markup including HTML5/CSS including IT-CSS (Inverted Triangle CSS), CSS Pre-Processors, etc.


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