insureon Frontend Developer in Chicago, Illinois

Insureon, twice in the Inc5000 fastest growing companies, is hiring a Frontend Developer. Our developer will build responsive sites that look and perform superbly across platforms. Our developer uses up to date HTML, CSS, and Javascript.

A broad list of responsibilities:

  • Translate high fidelity mockups from our designers into beautiful, responsive, and performant HTML, CSS, and Javascript

  • Participate in web application and CMS-based web development; from requirements gathering, through design, testing, deployment, and maintenance.

  • Write maintainable, modular Javascript code. Concerns are separated. Functions are to the point. A library like Lodash helps.

  • Contribute to, or develop, one-off scripts and small applications using jQuery, Knockout, Angular, then the Javascript framework of next year.

  • Sweat the details for search engine optimization. Think: keeping a consistent URL footprint and improving page speed scores.

  • Make usability recommendations. From spec to delivery, the developer will look for ways to make our sites easy to navigate and accessible.

  • Evaluate new technology. Know how to skim a GitHub README and an npm listing. We started using Webpack recently. What’s next?

  • We're a Microsoft shop, so there will be C#, MSSQL, and IIS server configuration.

The successful applicant brings the following:

  • Excellent HTML, CSS and Javascript

  • 2 years' experience in a web development role with a front-end focus

  • Experience with a responsive web framework (we use Bootstrap)

  • Experience with modern frontend tooling (LESS/Sass, Node)

  • You are a proactive person, who takes ownership of your projects

  • Will commute to our office in the Chicago loop