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Front End Developer

Location: Telecommuting available, ideally located in Chicago, Philadelphia, or Washington, DC
Department: Creative
Apply here: jobs@authenticcampaigns.com 

Description 

Authentic Campaigns is seeking a Front End Developer to join our growing Creative Department.

The Front End Developer will have a wide range of web development skills, a keen eye for design, with an emphasis on front-end development. They will be responsible for all user-facing code ensuring alignment of digital products and user experience requirements and optimizing products for maximum efficiency.

Other duties include building wrappers, landing pages, and email templates for platforms such as ActBlue, NGP8, and BSD (Blue State Digital).

This position pays a fixed starting salary of $70,000 annually, per our company’s transparent employee compensation, with opportunities to earn raises during regular evaluation processes every six months. Benefits include 100% employer covered health care, matched 401K, flexible vacation and sick leave, and more.

Responsibilities

  • Work with clients and/or departmental client leads to develop products to maximize engagement and fundraising performance;
  • Build and maintain beautiful, responsive, digital products from start to finish (websites, splash pages, emails);
  • Develop WordPress themes and any associated front end development;
  • Update ActBlue, NGP8, and BSD wrappers to work within a clients’ brand;
  • Manage updates and improvements on previous projects;
  • Stay on top of current website trends and best practices;
  • Maintain and update a list of services to offer our clients;
  • Perform other duties as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of progressive CRMs and third-party progressive digital tools such as ActBlue, NGP8, and BSD (Blue State Digital);
  • Strong web development skills: HTML 5, responsive CSS 3, Javascript, Bootstrap;
  • Previous experience with a popular JS library or framework (Angular, React, etc.) and a CSS preprocessor (LESS, SASS, etc.);
  • A proven knack for debugging front end issues using a JavaScript debugger and other browser dev tools;
  • Experience integrating third-party APIs (Google Analytics, Facebook Open Graph, Twitter Web Intents);
  • Knowledge of security best practices in modern web application environments;
  • A proven ability to handle multiple tasks, work well under pressure, and meet tight deadlines;
  • Desire to learn and self-teach.

The following experience would be beneficial, but not required:

  • Experience using Pantheon.io;
  • Familiarity with Litmus email testing;
  • Basic knowledge updating and creating DNS records;
  • Experience working with political campaigns.

Benefits 

  • 100% employer-paid health care, vision, and dental; 
  • 401(k) with 5% employer match, fully vested on day one;
  • Flexible vacation and sick leave;
  • Flexible telecommute and remote work policies;
  • Monthly phone reimbursement; 
  • Wellness benefits; 
  • Commuter benefits; 
  • Free life insurance plans.
  • And more!

Additional Information

  • Work environment: This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and photocopiers.
  • Physical Demands: This is a largely sedentary role. The ability to look at screens for extended periods of time is required.

Authentic Campaigns is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is ACI’s policy to recruit, hire, train and promote individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, length of time spent unemployed, as well as other classifications protected by applicable laws.  

Our mission is to create a safe workplace for ALL employees of varied backgrounds where everyone has an opportunity to succeed, learn, grow, and make a real difference in the world around us. People of color, women, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ individuals, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

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