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Front-End Developer

Penn Foster
Scottsdale, AZ
  • Expired: December 20, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Position Summary:

Penn Foster is on a mission to enhance the lives of our students by providing them with education that can help them work towards their career goals. We are looking for an experienced Front-End Developer that can help us create, refine and code several of our websites.

As a Front-End Developer, you will be a part of a team that is dedicated to the ongoing development and quality assurance of our websitesusing multiple coding languages (HTML, CSS, Javascript, React and PHP). In this role, you will take the designs created by web designers and work closely with back-end development in the successful launch of websites and applications.

Under the direction of the Front-End Manager, you will also work closely with internal creative, marketing, and technology teams to enhance the online customer experiences and promote business. The position offers a unique opportunity to work in a highly visible role and demonstrate your track record to lead, influence and persuade a complementary team of talented technology professionals, while building and cultivating a strong and trusted partnership with our senior business leaders

Essential Job Functions:

  • Write clean, maintainable, scalable front-end codefor the website

  • Create new components and page templates, as well as modify existing components and page templatesfor the website

  • Produce, maintain and modify websites and user interfaces

  • Incorporate applications, graphics, audio and video into our websites

  • Work closely with web designers and other marketing team members to enhance our design system

  • Work closely with our business analyst and project manager to review stories and provide descriptive tasks and levels of effort on projects

  • Ensure our websites are accessible across many platforms, including laptops and smartphones

  • Optimize page loading times by working with SEO on core vitals

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Well-versed in vanilla JS(ES6+), HTML5, CSS3, Flexbox, SCSS, Responsive Design

  • Knowledge of front-end performance best-practices and optimization techniques

  • Understanding of accessibility best-practices and knowledge of WCAG2.X standards (Semantic HTML, ARIA, etc.)

  • Comfortable working with multiple developers and utilizing version control tools (Git, GitHub)

  • Familiarity with configuring and working with front-end build tools (Gulp, Webpack, Babel, etc.)

  • Familiarity with NPM / NodeJS, and package management best-practices

  • Comfortable de-bugging CSS and JS issues

  • Experience working with Sitecore (or other CMS) is a plus

  • Experience working with, creating, and maintaining a design system is a plus

  • Ability to translate creative assets (Figma / Adobe XD) into working prototypes

  • Mindful of cross-browser compatibility and supporting multiple browsers (Chrome, Fire Fox, Safari, etc.)

  • Demonstrable problem solving and organizational abilities

  • Self-starter and ability to meet project deadlines

  • Ability to troubleshoot website issues in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong attention to detail with an analytical mind and outstanding problem-solving skills.

  • Fantastic time management skills with the ability to multi-task.

    Equal Employment Opportunity:

    At Penn Foster we are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.We are committed to creating a work environment that embraces and celebrates diversity. We encourage underrepresented groups to apply. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

About Us:

At Penn Foster, we are dedicated to helping over 300,000 students each year achieve their goals through affordable, accessible, career-focused learning. Our mission has remained the same since 1890: to enhance the lives of our students and clients through the acquisition of skills and credentials that can help them work toward their career and life goals. Together with our extensive partner network of leading employers, community-based organizations, and academic institutions, we close skills gaps and are building a workforce thats prepared for the future job market. We aim to help businesses thrive by mobilizing their individual workers and energizing communities with opportunities for growth and progress. We are proud to play a role in the success of over 80% percent of our graduates that see improvement within their careers, as they inspire us to keep finding new ways to further our reach and broaden horizons. Join the Penn Foster movement and start working toward a better future today.

What We Offer:

We offer a competitive base salary, plus a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, generous paid time off, sponsored volunteer opportunities, parking & commuter benefits, a 401K with a company match, plus free access to all of our online programs.

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Penn Foster


Scottsdale, AZ
85261 USA



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