Front End Developer

Shyft Careers

Front End Developer

Lancaster, PA
  • Responsibilities

    Our client is looking for an experienced Front End Web Developer to join their team here in Lancaster, PA. The Front End Web Developer is a key team member working closely with our clients, strategists, interactive and creative teams to design and develop cutting-edge websites and application prototypes, using modern web compliance standards with a heavy focus on User Experience design.

    The right candidate for this position will have experience with the following projects and technologies:

    • WordPress Blog and CMS Customizations.
    • Familiar use of WordPress Plugins such as ACF, CF7 and etc.
    • Creating Custom WordPress Templates.
    • eCommerce Website Development (WooCommerce is a PLUS!).
    • Search Engine Optimization.
    • Web Application Skinning.
    • Responsive Website Design.
    • Mobile Website Design.
    • Mobile App Development is a PLUS!
    • Multi-Device Development.
    • Website & Email Coding, Website Maintenance, and Website Modification.

    We are looking for an experienced candidate to add to our high level team. This is a challenging, rewarding, high energy position with an excellent opportunity for career and personal growth.


    The Front End Web Developer will have:

    • High level of knowledge of website coding with a heavy focus on User Interaction and User Experience.

    • Hands-on experience with database building, modification, form creation and other application development is highly desirable, however not required.

    • Ability to use front end web technologies such as HTML5 and CSS3, SCSS/SASS, Susy/Foundation/Bootstrap frameworks

    • Understanding of Javascript, jQuery Libraries, velocity and GSAP.

    • Understanding of Ajax or other dynamic scripting models.

    • Experience with Responsive Design and Mobile Website Development.

    • Advanced level knowledge with WordPress.

    • Ability to work within defined timelines based on internal project milestones.

    • Maintain familiarity with, and adhere to, brand style and site framework guidelines per company’s creative and User Experience teams and documentation.

    • Document and communicate project updates to internal Account Management teams.

    • Work with strategy team to ensure web specifications, requirements, and timelines are met.

    • Experience and understanding of working in multiple server side programming languages including PHP is a plus.

      • Use of internet for research purposes, as well as a thorough understanding of browser limitations and cross-browser compatibility issues.
      • Live-text and image based HTML emails & campaign deployment.
      • Experience utilizing version control system. (i.e. git, svn)
      • eCommerce Platform experience such as WooCommerce is a plus.
    • Ability to get jobs done quickly and accurately with minimum supervision.


    The ideal candidate for the Front End Web Developer position will have:

    • A Bachelor's degree in related discipline _preferred, _plus a minimum of 3-5 years experience as a Web Designer or Developer.
    • Work experience within an agency setting is a plus.
    • Professional proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, Coding Editors (or IDEs) and Microsoft Office.
    • Advanced HTML Production (translation of Photoshop files to HTML).
    • Experience with Content Management Systems and eCommerce shopping cart software, payment gateways and database integration a plus.