Front End Developer in San Francisco, CA at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 8/28/2019

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Front-End Developer Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Front-End Web Developer for an opportunity in San Francisco, CA. The Front-End Developer will need to be motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include translation of the UI/UX design wire frames to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application. The candidate will work with the UI/UX designer and bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks as well as how it works.


  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders


  • JavaScript
  • Experience with 3rd party libraries for DOM manipulation (jQuery is preferred)
  • Experience with AJAX / JSON
  • Optimization: Understands how to fine-tune and measure performance; detect race conditions; debug paint issues
  • Experience producing cross-browser functional code
  • Understands the JavaScript event model
  • Experience with the promise interface
  • Experience building modular JavaScript using AMD
  • CSS
  • Experience with preprocessors (LESS and/or SASS)
  • Understands how to write efficient selectors
  • Understands CSS rule specificity
  • Understands best practices for organizing rules
  • Understands cross-browser CSS issues
  • Understands responsive design approaches
  • Exposure to web-based mobile UI development
  • General Web technologies
  • Security (XSS, CSRF prevention)
  • Experience with optimizing pages for performance
  • Writing/understanding semantic markup
  • Experience with HTML5 new features
  • Experience with rapid-development workflow technologies (ie: Grunt)
  • Experience with version control (SVN, Git preferred)
  • Accessibility
  • Understands ARIA tags
  • Familiar with WCAG 2.0
  • Understands best practices

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 27 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit