Mid Front End Developer with CMS Experience

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What is like to work at ParallelDevs?

Ranked as one of the top #15 Web Development Companies in Latin America by Clutch for 2017, ParallelDevs is a top Open Source Agency in Costa Rica. We love what we do, and have fun on a daily basis while doing it. We work in a fast moving industry, therefore, we provide opportunities for internal collaboration and knowledge sharing, we also provide resources for professional development. 

Job Description

We are looking for a Front-End Web Developer capable of building out clean, scalable, and readable HTML, CSS, and Javascript. We are looking for a developer with a high-standard of quality and deep knowledge of cross-browser implementation. The front-end developer position requires understanding the needs of our client's businesses and utilizing web technologies translating into web pages and create the best user experiences possible. The individual who can be successful in this role will be a detail-oriented problem solver and have a strong desire to learn and take extreme pride in his or her own work.


  • 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
  • Do the Marking up and Styling of page templates in a CMS (such as Drupal or WordPress) or templating framework.

Skills And Qualifications

  • Fluency in HTML5, CSS3
  • Mastery of CSS positioning and layouts
  • Proficient in cross-browser development
  • Demonstrate strong Javascript skills
  • Experience with GSAP or any other animation library
  • Experience with jQuery, JSON, GIT, Grunt, npm, Bower, Jenkins
  • Experience with preprocessors SCSS & SASS
  • Understanding of Grunt tasks
  • Experience with Atomic Design methodologies
  • Experience with Bootstrap framework
  • Experience in responsive web development techniques and best practices.
  • Experience with CMS’s, preferably WordPress and Drupal
  • Experience with APIs and Microservices
  • Familiar with the distributed version control system Git
  • Performance concerns throughout
  • Photoshop and other design tools
  • Experience Agile methodologies using SCRUM and Kanban

Bonus Skills

  • Experience with SEO and Accessibility
  • Experience with PHP
  • Experience with TypeScript, AngularJS, Nodes.js or ReactJS
  • Drupal theming experience
  • Wordpress theming experience
  • Familiar with the Twig template engine and processes

English Language Skills

Minimum English level desired is B1* based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEF or CEFR).
B1*Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. Can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst traveling in an area where the language is spoken. Can produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest. Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes & ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.