Mid-Level Front End Web Developer in Pittsburgh, PA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 5/17/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  850099

Front-End Web Developer

The primary function of the 'Front-End Web Developer” is to participate in development, coding, testing, configuring and deployment of content and functionality to eCommerce websites. The Front-End Web Developer will work with UI/UX designers to bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role in defining how the application looks as well as how it works. Developers are encouraged to solve problems creatively and explore new ideas and technologies.


3-5 years of experience, preferably in an ecommerce, marketing agency, or corporate environment.


Job Duties

  • Technical resource for programming, mark-up, scripting languages and eCommerce platform development
  • Architects, codes and unit tests functionality and/or integrations between systems
  • Works with cross functional team members to develop new user-facing site content
  • Ensures the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimizes applications for maximum speed and scalability
  • Collaborates with other development team members and business stakeholders
  • Maintains legacy site code as needed
  • Building reusable code and libraries for future use; providing documentation of this code
  • Rapidly building prototypes and proofs of concept



  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
  • Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting, libraries and structures such as JavaScript, jQuery, XML and JSON
  • Basic understanding of SQL/NoSQL databases (mySQL, Redis, MongoDB)
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git, Mercurial, SVN
  • Knowledge of web development languages and frameworks, such as AngularJS, PHP, and JSP
  • Experience with content management systems (WordPress, Joomla)
  • Understanding of SEO principles









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Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.