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Front-End Web Development Specialist - Charlotte, NC

Company: Piedmont Plastics
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Piedmont Plastics is the leading independent and privately held distributor of performance plastics in North America. Since first opening our doors in 1968 with just one location and five employees, Piedmont has grown to over 50 locations across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, employing over 600 individuals.

At Piedmont Plastics, we are a family, and believe our people are the foundation of our success. Our company culture is engrained in every facet of our business, and we are devoted to maintaining an enjoyable, open, and supportive atmosphere across the organization. We care about and respect one another by demonstrating integrity in everything that we do and take pride in giving our employees the ability to thrive in a growth-oriented environment.

Our diverse workforce brings passion to the mission of Piedmont Plastics every day - to be best-in-class in the distribution of performance plastics. Our materials can be found in every industry market segment, and we are concentrated on satisfying our customers with expert product knowledge and a solutions-focused mentality.

Join a team that works together in a collaborative and winning environment to continuously exceed customers' expectations. After all, Piedmont Plastics is "where solutions take shape!".

Today, Piedmont Plastics is currently hiring for a Front-End Web Development Specialist to add to our Marketing team. This position will collaborate with a close-knit marketing team to develop and enhance web and mobile web user interfaces. You will be responsible for using the knowledge of programming languages to code visual elements and overall layout of the company's internal and external websites - translating UI/UX design wireframes to actual code by combining the art of design with the science of programming.

This role also has the opportunity to work remote 2 days per week!

In this position, you will be required to:

* Work with the team to assist in the development and design of internal and external websites
* Translate UI/UX designs into web front-end code that is dynamic, efficient, responsive, and adaptable across devices and browsers
* Produce, maintain, and modify websites and user interfaces as they are developed
* Assist in creating tools that enhance the user's website experience, as well as enhancing ways to manage the site for employees
* Ensure websites are accessible across many platforms, including laptops and mobile devices
* Routinely test websites for ease of use, speed, and other quality factors
* Collaborate with team members and subject matter experts
* Bridge the gap between graphic design and technical implementation
* Enhance applications for maximum speed and scalability
* Troubleshoot and resolve any front-end issues or bugs that arise
* Other duties may be assigned

To be successful in this position, an ideal candidate will have:

* At least one year of experience as a Front-End Web Developer.
* An Associate Degree or higher in Computer Science or related field is preferred, but not required
* Proficiency in JavaScript, HTML, CSS and modern front-end technologies such as Vue.js, Tailwind CSS (Experience and examples with responsive and adaptive design)
* Extensive experience in website programming languages such as HTML, CSS (Tailwind CSS) and JS (Vue.js) along with code versioning and knowledge of optimization techniques for high traffic sites
* Experience using the Laravel Framework, a PHP Framework, and front-end technologies like React or Livewire is preferred, but not required
* Understanding of key website design principles and SEO optimization
* Ability to use team input to create functional, creative, and user-friendly webpages
* Extensive knowledge of testing and debugging websites

What Piedmont Plastics has to offer:

* Industry leading wages
* Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
* Life, AD&D
* Long Term Disability
* Paid Time Off
* Educational Reimbursement
* Supplemental Life Insurance
* 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan including employer matching

Please apply for the position by using the Apply Now button

No phone calls from applicants or staffing firms, please

Piedmont Plastics is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.

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