Keypath LLC

Front End Web Developer - IT

Job ID
2020-3095
Job Location
US-IL-Schaumburg
Category
Information Technology

Overview

 Front End Web Developer – IT

 

Keypath Education is seeking a Front-End Web Developer to join our IT team in Schaumburg.

 

The Front-End Web Developer will work closely with the Manager of Web Development and various cross functional representatives to support the delivery of partner websites, including enhancements, redesigns, A/B Tests, maintenance, bug fixes and more. The Front-End Web Developer will be responsible for implementing new functionality to existing websites as well as new site builds.

 

Suitable candidates will have demonstrated real world experience building well-designed responsive websites that work with all major browsers and devices. Additionally, the Front-End Web Developer will be collaborating with the rest of the web development team to eliminate technical debt and improve the efficacy of the platform that powers our Drupal websites.

 

 

Be Bold and Do Meaningful Work

 

It takes many skills to design and deliver the most career-relevant online programs with the world’s leading universities. If you’re looking to use your unique set of skills to make a difference, we are always on the lookout for diverse motivated individuals.

 

Responsibilities

Responsibilities: 

  • Work with marketing teams and designers to build easy-to-use, high-performance websites in Drupal 8
  • Write and implement responsive CSS supported by all major browsers and devices
  • Use JavaScript to achieve requested functionality and support requests related to A/B split variable tests
  • Participate in the full development lifecycle, including estimation, development and deployment
  • Improve and update existing Drupal websites
  • Communicate project status and timelines to business stakeholders
  • Review and respond to operational issues, escalating as necessary
  • Work with the rest of the web development team to implement strategic improvements
  • Participate in code reviews and give feedback to other developers

 

Qualifications

Qualifications:

Education: BS/BA Degree in computer science, industry certifications or equivalent experience

 

Experience:

Three years’ experience in the following technologies is required:

 

  • HTML 5, CSS, JavaScript/jQuery, Responsive Web Design
  • Candidate should possess strong written and verbal communication skills, proven analytical and interpersonal skill, and have proficiency in using Microsoft office applications.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical abilities, capable of learning new technologies quickly
  • Ability to collaborate effectively and work as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to effectively translate business requirements into actionable tickets

 

Technical skills:

  • Ability to translate mockups (PSDs, Zeplin, etc) to functional, valid HTML 5 / CSS RWD code
  • Deep knowledge of the Document Object Module and how to manipulate it (HTML 5, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Experience using a JavaScript library like jQuery
  • Experience working with a CMS like Drupal or WordPress
  • Ability to troubleshoot and debug technical issues with a multitude of 3rd party integrations

 

 

Special Requirements Specific to Job:

  • Think logically and be able to articulate thoughts in a clear, concise manner.
  • Comfortably work on a project both individually and as part of a group (SEO, PPC, QA, designers, content-writers, marketing managers, etc.)
  • Take ownership of assignments and see them through to completion.
  • Quickly learn and adapt when dealing with unfamiliar systems and applications.
  • Be able to communicate clearly and effectively with business partners and co-workers.
  • Commit to meeting deadlines and complete work in a timely manner.
  • Be willing to go the extra mile to get the job done, including occasional overtime.
  • Display exceptional follow-through, personal drive and the desire to make a difference. Keep in mind future state when developing solutions to problems presented
  • Willingness to learn and implement new concepts within Drupal 8 and web development in general

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience developing sites in Drupal
  • Experience with Twig templating system
  • Experience with Atomic Design / Reusable components
  • Experience with CSS3 / Animations
  • Experience with GIT
  • Experience with Bootstrap

 

  

Benefits:

 

Keypath Education offers a comprehensive benefits package:

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Life insurance, disability and 401K
  • Generous paid leave policies
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Get a degree at one of our Partner Programs with free tuition!

 

 

About Keypath Education:

 

Our global mission is: Educate professionals to transform their world. We do this by partnering with the world’s leading universities who want to deliver career-relevant education to professionals. Keypath Education provides a market-led & tech-focused online education solution. We set ourselves apart from other providers, thanks to our global team of education experts who provide us with a breadth of diversity and data, which allows us to respond quickly to the “Future of Work” trends. We have an unwavering commitment to the student experience, an unrivalled desire to innovate, and a drive to leave a positive mark on the world. 

Keypath acts as an extension of the university's team, keeping its brand and academic rigor intact while accelerating the growth and quality of the university program portfolio and providing an exceptional student experience through industry-leading technology. Services provided include market research, program development, marketing, student recruitment, retention, and course development. 
 
Aside from the great perks and investment in our people's own learning and development, it's our culture that makes Keypath Education unique. We truly put our people first – our employees and our students. Our mantra is, "Be Bold and Do Meaningful Work." We seek out unique challenges. We move fast by choice. We push ourselves to be lifelong learners and demand the best from one another. It's what defines Keypath – and we wouldn't have it any other way.
 
To deliver on this mission, the first thing we did was hire the best and brightest leaders in online learning. We opened offices in Melbourne, London, Chicago, Toronto, and have virtual employees all over the world to support our university partners.

While our journey is just beginning, our team has accomplished so much already. We work with more than 25 partners worldwide, supporting 100+ degree programs. Our university partners are recognized for their academic quality, with most being regionally or nationally ranked. Also, 13 are globally ranked - a distinction given to only 3% of universities in the world. 

 

  

 

Note: The above statements outline nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and skills required. All employees may be required to occasionally perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities as needed.

 

Keypath Education is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against applicants or employees and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship, military or veterans’ status, or any other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Keypath’s equal opportunity policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, job benefits, pay and dismissal.

 

 

 

 

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