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Front End Web Developer - Informational Technology

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Keypath LLC
Physical Address

Schaumburg, IL 60173
Job Description

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.

Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To:

+ 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

Things That Should Be in Your Background:

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


Keypath 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:

Keypath Education is dedicated to creating global access to high-quality online education by partnering with the world’s best universities to launch and grow high-quality degree programs with its online program management (OPM) services. Since launching in 2014, Keypath Education has generated explosive growth by signing more than 20 partners and launching operations in United States, Canada, the U.K. and Australia.

Through OPM partnerships, 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, capital investment, 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 really 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.

Note: The above statements outline describe the 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.

ID: 2019-2758

External Company Name: Keypath Education, LLC

External Company URL:

Street: 1933 North Meacham Road

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