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A scalable software platform for all budgets.

Recruit students, help parents stay connected, and empower your staff to easily update content with premium communications products and tools.

Award-winning designers bringing your school to life online.

Schools love how Finalsite finds what makes them unique and translates that into an authentic digital experience.

School marketing experts at your service.

Schools turn to Finalsite's consultants for their decades of experience developing and executing a digital marketing strategy.

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Portals provide a safe and secure place for your community to access information that's just for them on every device.

Sarah Gordon, Assistant Director of Communications
Choate Rosemary Hall

A best-of-breed approach to give you the "all in one" solution you need.

We focus on the critical function of marketing and communication, while leveraging relationships and integrations with 70+ partners to provide a more seamless experience between the school and your constituents.

A team of 200, Finalsite has been serving schools worldwide for 20 years.

Our business has been for and about schools since the beginning, which is why 95% of clients stay with us year over year.

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Sarah Gordon, Assistant Director of Communications
Choate Rosemary Hall
UI Developer
Position Summary
Finalsite, a leading provider of school website solutions and services, is seeking an energetic, motivated, and team-oriented UI Developer to develop user-friendly web applications and interactions. Come join us in our Glastonbury, CT office, where you will have the opportunity to add value to our agile product development process and take our web-based software experiences to the next level in a friendly, fun, and fast-paced environment.
 
Job Responsibilities
  • Translate UI designs and mockups into high-quality, production-ready, front-end code.
  • Optimize the software’s front-end markup and file sizes for improved scalability and performance.
  • Assist in making strategic technical decisions related to new products and functionalities. Collaborate closely with team members (including designers and developers) to consistently improve the functionality, consistency, and user-friendliness of our web applications.
  • Promote and teach front-end coding best practices within the development team and throughout the organization.
  • Work with product designers to develop and maintain living design systems and component libraries to promote consistency across our applications.
  • Contribute to our effort to build accessibility/ADA compliance into all aspects of our platform.
Education, Experience and Skills Required
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Web Design, Interactive Media, or related field.
  • 3+ years hands-on experience in a front-end developer role — preference given to those with experience building large-scale SaaS applications or content management systems.
  • Expert knowledge of client-side languages such as HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, as well as CSS preprocessors such as Sass.
  • Experience developing within a web framework — Git and Ruby on Rails are a plus.
  • 3+ years experience working in an agile development process, collaborating closely with other developers, designers, and product managers.
  • Experience implementing and maintaining living design systems, component libraries, or style guides.
  • A solid understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Great team player with strong interpersonal skills; ability to share knowledge with your teammates and learn from them.
  • Experience developing native mobile applications is a plus.
  • Knowledge and experience resolving accessibility/ADA compliance issues for applications and websites is a plus.
  • A passion for solving complex problems and translating them into clean, reusable, front-end code.
  • A keen eye for details and a strong desire to maintain UI consistency across web applications.

This position is located in Glastonbury, CT. Consideration will be given to remote candidates with outstanding applicable work experience and skills.

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