The Role: Lead Front-End Web Developer


About You:

The Lead Front-End Web Developer implements and delivers custom websites, web applications, and interactive campaigns across web, social and mobile as needed for Agency clients. As a development lead you will set and monitor quality standards, architect solutions, conduct code reviews and mentor and coach Front-End Web Developers.

Essential Functions:

  • Build interactive campaign assets and Web sites using HTML5/CSS/Vue/React/Node/JS/Angular 
  • Provide expert knowledge and processes to resolve technical issues
  • Architect front-end solutions to meet campaign and project goals
  • Mentor and coach front-end developers to improve the quality of their work
  • Participate in the hiring and recruitment of front-end development staff

Job Duties:

  • Build responsive Websites using Umbraco content management system, or other systems like WordPress or Drupal as requested by clients, to enable end-users to author and edit content
  • Deliver cross-device, cross-channel interactive campaigns through a variety of platforms and marketing automation systems
  • Work with and educate Art Directors to determine the feasibility of reproducing designs using compliant, compatible front-end development standards
  • Integrate with Web-based APls and systems using XML, JSON, Web Services and other technologies
  • Work with Application Developers to ensure integration between back-end and front-end source code
  • Develop email templates compatible with widely used email clients using responsive, mobile-first coding practices
  • Maintain and innovate standards and checklists for HTML5/CSS/JS development
  • Ensure cross-browser, cross-device compatibility through testing and quality assurance
  • Conduct code reviews with front-end developers to ensure that source code meets performance standards for simplicity, flexibility, reusability, performance, and viability
  • Assist the Interactive team in other related duties as assigned


  • Ability to handle multiple projects, relationships and tasks simultaneously
  • Strong execution and follow-up skills
  • Must recognize and adjust to change with considerable variety in the work
  • Promote and foster a positive environment of teamwork and collaboration
  • Good communicator able to distill complex ideas with command of written and spoken English with accurate use of punctuation and grammar


  • Five plus years of front-end development experience
  • Expert-level skills developing responsive layouts with HTML5/CSS/JSNue/React/Node/Angular
  • Experience with C#, .NET., SQL, Bootstrap
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline or equivalent work experience and technical training

Reports to: Technology Services Director;  FLSA Status: Salaried Exempt


If you see yourself in this description – we’d love to talk to you about joining our team! We are growing and looking for the best talent to match our vision and needs.

Meet LAVIDGE, we’re an employee-owned ad agency specializing in discovering and communicating insights which engage, motivate and inspire. From building brand awareness to driving revenue and from positioning thought leaders to enhancing perceptions, it's why we do what we do. Our unified marketing approach encompasses advertising, public relations, and digital marketing. And we've been doing it successfully since 1982 for clients in healthcare, real estate, education, technology, sports, personal care, food service, and government. Intrigued? Visit us at and get social with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

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