Front End Developer – Creative Services Specialist

| Chicago

The Creative Services Specialist includes UI design expertise creating visual designs that effectively communicate product function and brand identity, including the design and production of screen layouts, color palettes, typography, user interface elements, and icons. The ideal candidate will include strong front-end development skills that can apply their expertise in HTML,
CSS / SASS, and JS to implement and maintain new features / enhancements in a variety of dynamic web applications.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Develop the user interface, graphics, code, and scripts within SAVO / Seismic integrated applications 
  • Build, edit and maintain SASS/SCSS files for CSS output to HTML in web browsers
  • Produce and integrate web page layouts, graphics, logos, text, images, code, and scripts within the browser
  • Collaborate with other designers, and clients in brainstorming and concepting, as well as provide support for a variety of design deliverables
  • Work with Clients, Area Directors, Sales Teams, Project Managers and the Creative Services Manager to analyze user needs and improve website design
  • Assist with the creation of custom requirements for either the organization's and/or client's tenants
  • Keep informed of latest development tools, browser technology, and Web/Internet standards 
  • Produce results independently as well as collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team environment that includes other designers, IA, business and product strategists, and developers 
  • Support troubleshooting development and testing of HTML, CSS & JS widget code sets across multiple browsers
  • Manage documentation and deploy training to clients that will use code sets & design maintenance

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3+ years with core web technologies (HTML, Javascript/DOM, CSS / SASS)
  • Previous experience developing UI interfaces or presentation layer web apps 
  • Ability to create valid, table-less layouts, using only CSS for presentation
  • Understanding of the intricacies and complexities of cross-browser development 
  • Some experience with prevalent Javascript toolkits/frameworks
  • An eye for design and layout
  • Ability to work well with a variety of people including Product Managers, Designers and Information Architects
  • Good understanding of user-interface issues, information architecture, and awareness of client-side technologies
  • Ability to take art direction and constructive criticism
  • Ability to manage and estimate personal time outlays for each project
  • Able to provide clear instructions and training to nontechnical customers

Education

Bachelor's degree in design or related field.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Atomic CSSLibraries
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Ember.jsFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • DynamoDBDatabases
    • Cosmos DBDatabases

Location

222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza , Chicago , IL 60654

What are Seismic Perks + Benefits

Seismic Benefits Overview

Seismic's winning culture comes from a never-ending focus on highlighting the achievements of individual employees, the company as a whole, and how the two are inexorably linked.
Oh, and we have a little bit of fun too.
Seismic was named a Best Workplace by Inc. Magazine in 2018 and 2017 and has been named a Best Place to Work by the San Diego Business journal each of the past four years.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Medical FSA and Dependent care FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Life insurance with a payout of 2x an employee's annual salary for the duration of employment.
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
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