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Job Title: Front End Developer
Location: Chicago, IL, Midwest United States, USA
Company: Syngenta
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology
Career Type: Accounting/Finance/Asset Management
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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About SyngentaSyngenta
is a global leader in agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringing
plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries
work together to solve one of humanitys most pressing challenges: growing more
food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace
environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and
trusted team in agriculture. Our employees reflect the diversity of our
customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No
matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the
world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of
agriculture.


About UsSyngenta
Digital is changing the agriculture industry and we want you to be part of
that. Digital innovations, data and new technologies will transform the way
that crops are managed in the future and enable farmers and agronomists to
enhance efficiency and sustainable food production. You will help to develop
solutions that turns data into meaningful information and ultimately helps to
grow more food with fewer resources.


You
will help transform digital agriculture by:


  • Performing
    as a Front-End Full-Stack Developer who is motivated to combine the art of
    design with the art of programming.
  • Carrying
    out responsibilities which will include translation of the UI/UX design
    wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application.
  • Partnering
    with the UI/UX designer and bridge the gap between graphical design and
    technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how
    the application looks as well as how it works.
Accountabilities
  • Determining the
    structure and design of web pages.
  • Ensuring user
    experience determines design choices.
  • Developing
    features to enhance the user experience.
  • Striking a
    balance between functional and aesthetic design.
  • Ensuring web
    design is optimized for smartphones.
  • Building reusable
    code for future use.
  • Optimizing web
    pages for maximum speed and scalability.
  • Utilizing a
    variety of markup languages to write web pages.
  • Maintaining brand
    consistency throughout design.
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs.
  • Assure that all user input is validated before submitting
    to back-end.
  • Collaborate with other team members and
    stakeholders.


  • Skills:

    Requirements
  • Explicit and extensive agile delivery experience.
  • Strong CSS
    engineering experience.
  • Degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Understanding of key design principles.
  • Proficiency with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery.
  • Understanding of server-side CSS.
  • Experience with responsive and adaptive design.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Preferred Requirements
  • Strong CSS
    engineering skills.
  • Good understanding
    of MEA/RN-Stack.
  • Good
    understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and
    AJAX.
  • Exposure to test
    automaton for MEA/RN-Stack will be an advantage.
  • Understanding of
    build automation tools like Gulp, Grunt and Webpack is a plus
  • Understanding of
    RESTful APIs is a plus.
  • Strong algorithm design, logical and reasoning skills.
  • Ability to deliver POCs, MVPs, Experiments, technology
    evaluations following design thinking practices.
  • Team spirit and strong communication skills to collaborate with
    various stakeholders.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • What We Offer
    • Full Benefit Package Medical,
      Dental & Vision that starts the same day you do.
    • 401k plan with company match, Profit
      Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution.
    • Paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays,
      Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate
      Discounts among others.
    • A culture that promotes work/life
      balance, celebrates diversity and offers numerous family-oriented events
      throughout the year.
    Syngenta
    is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment,
    hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of
    race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation,
    marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.


    Family
    and Medical Leave Act FMLA


    Equal
    Employment Opportunity Commission's EEOC


    Employee
    Polygraph Protection Act EPPA


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    Job Post Date: 05/15/20
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