Front-End Developer

Illuminate Education - Minneapolis, Minnesota or Remote - Full time



Position Overview

We at Illuminate Education are looking for a seasoned Front-End Developer to join our growing team. We have one of the best SaaS solutions for the K-12 education field and are looking to make it better with your help. You’ll be expected to build client-facing web applications and participate in technical discussions to help make sure we're building the right solutions with appropriately sized milestones. If you are self-motivated with a passion for development, then we want you to help achieve our mission of promoting student and student educator success. This role is for a front-end developer with basic knowledge of backend development.

Key Responsibilities

  • Have excellent technical skills including HTML/CSS, Javascript, frameworks, and tools to build user-facing web applications.
  • Optimize web pages for maximum speed and scalability across modern browsers.
  • Document and demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments, and clean testable code.
  • Maintain look and feel throughout the design and development.
  • Ensure websites are accessible across many platforms.
  • Collaborate with back-end engineers and UI/UX teams.
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use.
  • Stay up to date with emerging technologies.
  • Work both independently and in a team environment, and be able to deliver under tight deadlines.

Desired Experience & Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of Javascript and frontend frameworks (VueJS, Angular, or React), CSS, and HTML.
  • Translate UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that renders visual elements of the application.
  • Solid experience in consuming GraphQL and REST services.
  • Familiarity with Git and GitHub as a version control tool.
  • Exposure in backend technologies such as Go or .NET a plus.
  • Kubernetes, Docker, AWS, and other cloud-oriented technology are a plus.
  • Experience working with Linux server environments.
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.

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Experience Level

Mid Level

Illuminate Education

Illuminate Education is a market-leading Software as a Service (SaaS) student assessment and reporting platform used by K-12 administrators and educators to measure, analyze, and subsequently improve classroom and school-wide learning.
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