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Front End Developer

BORN Group is looking for a Front End Developer!


  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3+
  • Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery
  • Good understanding of command line build utilities and task runners like npm, grunt, and gulp
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image. Familiarity with tools such as as Gimp or Photoshop is a plus.
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git, Mercurial, SVN – BORN uses git on the most regular basis
  • Good understanding of SEO and optimization principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them


  • Work with tech leads, the UX team and designers to develop methodologies and practices for innovative, interactive technologies.
  • Write neat, semantic, concise, indented and thoroughly commented code for HTML, CSS and Javascript.
  • Collaborate with designers and back-end developers to develop consumer-driven, user integrated e-commerce websites.
  • Help prepare production documents (Photoshop templates, etc.) and translate PSDs into valid, semantic HTML templates with the help of tech leads and designers.
  • Facilitate and introduce new feature sets based on designs coming from creative.
  • Assist back-end developers with effective implementation of front-end templates, HTML, CSS and Javascript.
  • Ensure optimal utilization of web standards best practices, semantic front-end markup, structured stylesheets, and efficient javascript for development and production.
  • Prepare front-end templates to provide progressive enhancement for modern browsers, and graceful degradation for older browsers, within technical specifications and whenever possible.
  • Document all processes and steps taken when writing new functionality and/or plug-ins, and prepare effective tutorials to share abilities/processes wit the rest of the development team.
  • Execute/troubleshoot any front-end technical or performance issues that may arise.
  • Work with the creative team and tech leads to prepare a calendar/schedule of deliverables for assigned projects, and maintain constant updates and compliance to these schedules.
  • Monitor and ensure quality assurance across all platforms, devices and browsers detailed in the technical specification of each project.
  • Ability to drive the product forward and ensure it’s end state satisfies the client’s requirements.

Other Expectations:

  • Contribute to, iterate on, or initiate the creation of one net new reusable asset, tool, or build process per quarter
  • Lead the integration effort of (at least) one third party integration per quarter and escalate issues to tech leads in a timely and efficient fashion, communicating shortcomings to client in a professional manner while helping to foresee and circumvent complexities/blockers
  • Participate in the creation of case studies for projects you participate in/on – providing insight into what went right, what went wrong, and what areas could use improvement
  • Complete one certification course for a target technology (preferably Demandware)
  • Identify one extracurricular activity for your team per quarter (meetup, conference) to participate in and create some form of report post-attendance to share with the rest of the team or the whole company
  • Positively impact our culture of trust, respect, teaching, learning, humor and humility.

Think you've got what it takes?

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