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Front-End Developer

  • Full time
  • EXP: Intermediate
  • Austin, TX

White Lion is looking for talented, hard-working Front-End Developers. We would like you to join us in our vision to be the recognized go-to regional interactive agency for handling complex and challenging web and mobile projects.

Does the following accurately describe you?

  • I want to be part of an organization where my input carries weight and where integrity is a core value.
  • I want to be trained extremely well and then trusted to do my job as I prove myself.
  • I have an extreme passion for the creativity and discipline that goes into front-end development.
  • I like to work on a wide range of diverse and challenging projects.
  • I love the adrenaline rush of complex JavaScript requirements.
  • I adore DRY, KISSed, modular, reusable code.
  • I have a comprehensive knowledge of JavaScript, CSS3, and HTML5.
  • I can work with jQuery in my sleep.
  • I have hands-on experience working with front-end coding frameworks.
  • I am familiar with PHP and MySQL.
  • I am so versed in what is next with front-end development I could teach classes on the subject.
  • I am extremely reliable and dependable.
  • I have an old-fashioned work ethic.
  • My attention to detail is extreme.
  • I love to continually learn and improve.
  • Web and mobile technologies fascinate me.

If ALL of the above matches you perfectly, your primary job responsibilities will be to:

  • Serve as a front-end developer for new projects.
  • Help maintain and improve existing sites.
  • Collaborate with project managers, UX and graphic designers, back-end developers, and other front-end developers.
  • Participate in helping the sales team estimate and price inbound projects.
  • Help fellow developers debug and troubleshoot challenging issues.

Desired Skills and Experience:


  • 2-5+ years of proven professional web development experience
  • Strong UX and design sense
  • Expert-level knowledge of HTML, CSS with a preprocessor (SASS/LESS/Stylus) and JavaScript
  • Competency implementing mobile-first, responsive designs, and knowledgeable about current and common UX patterns and best-practices
  • Knowledge of best practices for web performance, accessibility, and usability
  • Experience with CSS frameworks like Bootstrap, Skeleton, or Foundation
  • Experience with JS frameworks like Backbone.js, AngularJS, Knockout, Ember, etc.
  • Experience working with PHP, MySQL, or other server-side/RBDMS languages and integrating with MVC server-side frameworks
  • Excellent communication, reading, and writing skills
  • Familiarity with Photoshop/ability to slice the occasional.PSD
  • Version control (we use Git and SVN)

Bonus Skills:

  • Agile/Scrum experience
  • Experience with Node.js or Node.js-based build tools (Grunt.js/Require.js/Bower)
  • Experience with Laravel 4
  • Knowledge of 508 accessibility/WAI-ARIA implementation

We are a dynamic, growing company with a casual, fast-paced workplace.

Over the 20 years being in business we attract and retain self-starters by having handcrafted a flexible, world-class work environment.

If you have carefully read all of the listed content and feel you have the chops, we want to hear from you!

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