Front-End Developer

Hiring: Front-End Developer 

Fruition is seeking a seasoned front-end developer to work on complex, enterprise-level Drupal 8/9 projects and WordPress websites. If you are passionate about working on fun and challenging projects, this is the start of a great career move. 

Job Description

As a Front-End Developer, you will be responsible for implementing visual elements and components that users see and interact within web applications and websites. You will ensure the alignment of visual design and user experience requirements, optimizing web pages for maximum efficiency and consistency. You’re passionate about taking static mockups to the next level through animations, micro interactions and page transitions through the use of JavaScript and CSS animations and transitions.

As a front-end developer you should be technically proficient at JavaScript, HTML5, semantic markup, CSS3/Sass and have an eye for design and UI/UX. You will make a significant contribution to translating our client needs and user expectations into interactive websites, web applications and design systems through Drupal and WordPress. You’re an excellent problem solver with great communication skills and very strong attention to detail.  

Daily responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Collaborate with the design team to deliver functional, reusable libraries of components based on provided design systems and mockups for integration into Drupal and WordPress
  • Implement project specifications using a mix of industry standards and front-end technologies.
  • Identify new technologies, frameworks, and processes that enhance our ability to deliver cutting edge solutions to our customers.
  • Enhance the user experience through animations, micro interactions and optimizing page load time.  

Required Key Skills, Experience, and Education

  • 3+ years of experience as a front-end developer.
  • 3+ years of experience with one or more modern JavaScript frameworks (React, Angular, Vue).
  • Experience with Twig templating, or comparable experience with a modern templating language (e.g., Mustache)
  • Strong practical understanding of Sass and knowledge of modular CSS techniques (OOCSS, BEM, SMACSS).
  • Knowledge of or experience writing semantic, responsive HTML that adheres to accessibility standards (Section 508, WCAG). Strong working knowledge of Flexbox and CSS grid.
  • Understanding of design systems and experience creating front end theming elements utilizing a components-based approach
  • Experience with PHP is a plus, but not a requirement.
  • Experience with frontend workshop environments such as a Storybook or Pattern Lab a plus.
  • Knowledge of or experience writing semantic, responsive HTML that adheres to accessibility standards (Section 508, WCAG).
  • Knowledge of front-end automation tooling (Gulp, npm, pipelining e.g. with postcss) and version control (Git) concepts

Benefits Summary

  • Work/Life Balance – opportunities for flex schedule and remote work
  • Flexible Paid Time Off Policy (no pre-set limits)
  • Health insurance including medical, dental, and vision (partial employer-paid medical)
  • Life insurance, short- and long-term disability, and supplemental voluntary benefits
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Parental Leave
  • Sabbatical 
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Employee social and fundraising events

Salary Range

  • $90,000-$110,000 annually, commensurate with experience, skills, education and/or training

Domicile requirements

  • Fruition prides itself on hiring a diverse, global workforce. International applicants accepted.

No agencies or recruiters, please.

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Fruition’s Benefit Package Includes:

  • Health insurance assistance
  • Dental, vision and life insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Maternity and paternity benefits
  • Flexible, team-guided PTO
  • 401k with 4% company match
  • Equity incentive possibilities
  • Bonus potential
  • Reimbursement for entry into marathons, cycling races, gaming tournaments, etc.
  • Ownership opportunities, not options real ownership
  • Remote Working / Flexible Schedules
  • Paid Sabbatical

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