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Front End Developer


kohactive is small, but dynamic, creative digtial company located in Chicago. We’re a group of thinkers, designers and technologists that build interactive web and mobile applications for a variety of amazing clients.

We’re looking for a front-end web developer looking to join our growing team. You will work closely with the creative and production teams to build out complex, interactive front-ends UIs.

You’re primary responsibilities includes developing interactive User Interfaces for websites, web apps and mobile sites. You will need en extensive knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

This is a on site, full time contract position that will most likely turn into a full time employment.


  • Bachelors Degree
  • 1-3 Years Experience
  • In love with JavaScript
  • Motivated and hard working
  • Insatiable thirst for building web based applications
  • Finding yourself building things when you’re bored
  • Fun, outgoing and creative
  • Interested in web design, mobile and web apps

Required Skills

  • Solid understanding of XHTML /CSS, open standards and their importance (HTML5/CSS3 a huge plus)
  • Fluent JSON, AJAX and jQuery
  • Methodical planning of your approach to the complex problems of high end experience development
  • Experience developing HTML for mobile phones and tablets is a must
  • Experience with formal browser testing, frameworks and libraries, 3rd party API integration, and version control systems
  • Very good understanding of client side languages/libraries like JavaScript, AJAX and jQuery
  • Knowledgeable or experience with PHP (Codeigniter) and/or Ruby on Rails
  • Application development experience utilizing MVC architecture
  • Interest in emerging technologies, mobile, APIs and social apps
  • General understanding of version control

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