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Front End Developer

a remote job by Alliance for a Healthier Generation

Job Description

posted 1 week ago via github.com

For more than a decade, the Alliance for a Healthier Generation has worked to empower kids to develop lifelong, healthy habits, by ensuring the environments that surround them provide and promote good health. The Alliance, founded by the American Heart Association and Clinton Foundation, operates as an independent 501c3 non-profit organization guided by its own Board of Directors. As one of the nation’s largest children’s health organizations focusing on combating childhood obesity, the Alliance utilizes the best available scientific evidence of programs, policies and practices that positively impact healthy eating and physical activity behaviors among youth. The Alliance’s current work directly impacts more than 25 million children, with a focus on low-income and minority populations who are at increased risk for poor health, obesity and other diseases. To learn more and join the movement, visit www.HealthierGeneration.org.

It is the goal of the Alliance to fill employment vacancies with the most qualified applicants, whether recruiting internally or externally. Strong consideration will be given to qualified internal candidates. All internal and external candidates must comply with application requirements.

JOB SUMMARY

The Front End Developer is responsible for defining, developing and deploying custom code to deliver high quality, high impact solutions that are visually appealing and take into consideration the user experience. Our projects include a new React-based assessment tool that we’re actively extending with new features, a marketing website and short-term interactive campaigns.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for front-end development of all web products
  • Implement new features
  • Manage and maintain complex custom code, including troubleshooting and optimizing for increased performance
  • Write technical documentation both in and out of code
  • Organize, estimate and prioritize development work
  • Provide QA testing for new code deployments
  • Identify areas for improvement
  • Adhere to and ensure compliance with policies, procedures and standards
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Understanding of web performance and coding best practices
  • Interest in creating exceptional user experiences
  • Strong analytical, QA and debugging skills
  • Self-driven learner with ability to follow through
  • Working knowledge of web accessibility best practices
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Technologies
    • React.js (advanced)
    • JavaScript (advanced)
    • HTML (advanced)]
    • CSS and CSS Preprocessors (advanced)
    • Git (intermediate)
    • Command-line Interface (intermediate)

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Five years of software development required

This job description is subject to change at any time.

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation is proud to provide Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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