Front-End Developer

Glenn Allen, Virginia | Freelance | Job ID #46371 |
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Onward Search is looking for a Front End Developer near Richmond, VA!

We are looking for an advanced Front-End Web Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Angular proficiency a plus. HTML and CSS solid.

Responsibilities will include translation of the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application. You will work with the UI/UX designer and bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks as well as how it works. You will be supported by back-end web developers, who are responsible for server-side application logic and integration of the work that the Senior Front-End Web Developer will produce.


  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
  • Web: HTML/HTML5, XHR2, XML, CSS/CSS3, SEO, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP, SQL, JSON, AngularJS, Typescript, Node.js
  • Platforms/Gateways: WordPress, Google Analytics, Tag Manager, Segment, CyberSource

JOB REQUIREMENTS (mid and senior candidates will be considered):

  • 5-7+ years of experience executing designs and layouts for large websites across multiple
  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
  • Proficient in advanced AngularJS JavaScript libraries and front-end components
  • Proficient in migrating/upgrading/backing-up WordPress and related components
  • Deep understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms
  • Proficient understanding of responsive web design
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them
  • Good understanding of partial page updates
  • Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them
  • Experience with Google Analytics, Tag Manager and Segment is a plus
  • Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image
  • Experience in using GIT preferred
  • Experience with Agile software development methodologies with large and complex projects


  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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Onward Search helps connect digital, creative and marketing talent with choice jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent / executive search placement.

Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances, nationally and internationally. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. AA/EOE/M/F/D/V