Front-End Developer with HTML/CSS/JS/Rails Experience

Franklin Park, Illinois 60131

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Date Added:
May 20, 2015

Front-End Developer with HTML/CSS/JS/Rails Experience

Palace Gate Corporation seeks a Software Application Developer (Front-End) for our client near the O’Hare area. This is a contract position at a marketing services company.

Job Description

The Software Application Developer will work within a research and development team on custom application development projects including a proprietary eCommerce platform. Collaborating with business analysts, UI architects and quality control teams to develop consistent functionality, this person will be responsible for usability testing his/her own code.

Technical Skills

· 2-4 years experience with HTML and CSS

· 1-2 years experience with Ruby on Rails

· 1-2 experience with JavaScript

· Experience with at least one JavaScript framework (Angular/Ember/SpineJS/Backbone)

· SASS/LESS experience

· Git experience

· Photoshop and Illustrator knowledge

· Knowledge of fonts and type foundries

· Knowledge of DOM structure (elements, attributes, browser rendering differences)

· SQL and database optimization experience

· Automated test tools experience

· Experience writing functional and unit tests

· Ability to interpret requirements and translate them into functional elements

Duties and Responsibilities

· Build out custom features for web applications based on wireframes and requirements documents detailing end-product functionality

· Create recommendations for improving user experience/code and database efficiencies

· Assist in development of test scenarios and associated documentation


· Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent

Knowledge and Abilities

· Commitment to Agile development philosophies

· Able to write clear, concise and effective documentation

· Strong interpersonal, presentation and communication skills

Qualified candidates should send their resumes to

Palace Gate Corporation is an information technology consulting firm that provides innovative staffing solutions to industry leading companies across the United States. Our experienced team uses new and unique approaches to deliver the right technology solutions and meet the most demanding enterprise needs. We strive to enable our clients to continue their success and achieve their business objectives by providing expert IT consultants. Our company approach is simple: Match the right people with the right opportunity.

Palace Gate Corporation offers full medical and dental insurance, 401(k) plus match and weekly direct deposit. For more information or to view all our open jobs, please visit