Front End Developer

Information Technology Glenview, Illinois


Description

Abt Electronics has an immediate opening for the position of a Web Designer-Front End Developer.  We are a family-owned company that has been in business since 1936 and continues to experience strong growth year after year.  Abt Electronics specializes in electronics, appliance & furniture sales, delivery, installation and servicing all the products we sell. We are a perennial winner of the Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplace Award.  We are looking for a highly motivated, flexible & friendly Web Designer to join our team. If this is you, we want to hear from you!

In addition, must be comfortable contributing/working in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced and fun work environment.  Primary duties include (but not limited to):

Responsibilities

  • Design page layouts and interactions for e-commerce and blog websites
  • Work collaboratively with our entire staff to create beautiful visual content that complements our brand and marketing strategies
  • Research and design concepts for our website, products, and retail stores that are usable, beautiful, and marketable
  • Rapid prototyping with dedication to iteration and A/B testing
  • Write frontend code to implement designs, both adding contemporary libraries  and integrating with the existing code base
  • Work closely with backend developers throughout the implementation process
  • Analyze usability, conversion rate, and SEO reports to identify new opportunities that improve each visitor’s website experience
  • In office position 

Qualifications

  • Ability to identify overarching web design issues and opportunities and implement effective solutions.
  • Experience creating wireframes with tools like Balsamiq
  • Ability to design low-fi and high-fi prototypes from wireframes with Figma, Adobe XD, Axure RP, or similar tools.
  • Experience implementing designs/prototypes in CSS, HTML, and JavaScript
  • Ability to put yourself in the customer’s shoes and come up with ideas that are relevant and enticing
  • An active learner who loves finding ways to improve your skills
  • Experience with testing platforms, e.g. Google Optimize
  • Experience working on a large application using React, Angular, Ember, Flux, or Vue
  • Expertise with git and resolving merge conflicts

Desired Skills

  • Minimum 3 years of front end development experience 
  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • Javascript and jQuery
  • Single Page Application frameworks (React, Angular, Ember, Flux, Vue)
  • Responsive design
  • PHP is a plus
  • PHP based templating systems (Twig, Blade, Smarty) is a plus
  • Wireframes
  • Adobe cloud solutions
  • Rapid Prototyping tools (Figma, Adobe XD, Axure RP) 
  • Linux/Unix command line experience

We offer our team members: 

  • Medical/Dental (Blue Cross and Blue Shield PPO Network) & Vision (VSP) 
  • 401(k) (Charles Schwab) which includes a matching program 
  • Life & Disability insurance (Lincoln Financial) 
  • Generous Paid Time Off/Sick Pay Program 
  • Continued training & career development 
  • Employee discounts on all products we sell