Minneapolis web design careers with First Scribe
Front End Developer

Posted: 3/13/2017

First Scribe, a leader in web development and marketing for over 20 years, is seeking a Front End Developer to join our work family. Work with a cross-disciplined team to effectively develop and deploy cutting edge web solutions for a variety of exciting clients including fortune 500 companies.

Job Description: A Front End Developer converts designs from graphic designers into functional websites.  Knowledge of JavaScript (jQuery), responsive design, HTML5/CSS3 and other current technology trends will be pivotal to your success here.  We are looking for someone with a positive attitude, a strong attention to detail, and the motivation to roll your sleeves up and get projects completed.


  • Convert designs into HTML/CSS templates.
  • Develop JavaScript animations and interactive HTML components (such as slideshows) using jQuery.
  • Ensure websites display and function correctly across multiple browsers, devices, and operating systems.
  • Work with programmers to integrate designs with various CMS systems (WordPress, Magento, Drupal, and custom)
  • Coordinate with a project team including programmers, designers, and marketing to ensure successful delivery of projects.


  • Expert knowledge of HTML
  • Expert knowledge of CSS 2 and 3 and limitations
  • Skilled in the use of JQuery and JavaScript
  • In-depth understanding of browser differences and bugs
  • Ability to develop websites based on Illustrator, Fireworks, and Photoshop files
  • Ability to work independently and in collaboration with others
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills to work directly with clients and team members


  • Experience with various CMS systems such as WordPress, Drupal, and Magento
  • Familiarity with PHP
  • Knowledge of SEO concepts related to front-end development

The Goodies:

  • Salary Plus Medical and Dental Benefits
  • Paid Vacation
  • 401K with company match
  • Life Insurance
  • All the free beverages you can drink!!!

Job Type: Full-time

LOCAL (Minneapolis-St Paul Area) inquires only please.

Please send resume and cover letter to techcareers@firstscribe.com.


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