Charles Schwab Front End Developer- Creative Center in Austin, Texas


Austin - TX, AUSTINA, 12401 Research Blvd, 78759

Debra Andrea Mandell


We believe that , when done right, investing liberates people to create their own destiny. We are driven by our purpose to champion every client’s goals with passion and integrity. We respect and appreciate the diversity of our employees, our clients, and the communities we serve. We challenge conventions strategically to create value for our clients, our firm and the world. We live and bring to life the concept of ‘own your tomorrow’ every day. We champion our employee strengths, guide their development, and invest in their long-term success. We hire optimistic, results-oriented, curious, innovative, and adaptable people with the desire to help our clients and one another succeed.

As a company, we were established by Chuck at over 40 years ago to champion Main Street over Wall Street, and to help Americans transform themselves from earners to owners. Through advocacy and innovation, we work to make investing more affordable, accessible and understandable for all. As we enter our fifth decade, we are looking for talented, innovative and driven people who believe they can help themselves, and our clients, create a better future.

Our Opportunity:

Creative Center (C2) is Schwab’s in-house agency that is responsible for a wide range of company-wide strategic customer-focused projects. C2’s work covers every marketing channel and is rooted in our deep knowledge of Schwab, its brand, and its diverse range of customers. We are uniquely positioned within the company to play a key role in helping strengthen the firm’s brand, nurture client relationships, and improve the overall client experience. In order to continue the important focus on the firm’s customer experience.

We are looking for a Front-end developer who will create digital software interfaces and improve the experience of our users. You should be able to translate visual designs into functional and interactive applications.

What you’ll do:

  • Build semantically correct user-friendly web pages, emails, and assets

  • Use responsive design techniques when coding

  • Collaborate with a variety of different teams including: designers, architects, back-end teams

  • Build accessible web pages

  • Ensure high quality of standards

  • Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies

  • Write documentation and guidelines as needed

  • Working with build scripts like grunt, and preprocessors like LESS

  • Keep accurate time-tracking

  • Build Drupal modules and templates

  • Optimize applications for load time

What you have:

  • Strong fluency in HTML, and CSS

  • Strong understanding of building responsive web pages

  • Strong ability in converting layouts in Photoshop to working pages

  • Experience in accessibility following WCAG 2.0 AA guidelines

  • Experience working with PHP, JavaScript and jQuery

  • Experience working with AJAX and API’s.

  • Experience working with Grunt or other build scripts

  • Experience cross browser testing and device testing.

  • Experience working with preprocessors like LESS, SASS

  • Experience working with Adobe Creative Cloud

  • Comfortable building and editing SVG’s

  • Comfortable building animation using JS and CSS transitions

  • Comfortable working in Drupal 8 and Acquia CMS

  • Comfortable debugging using a variety of tools including chrome inspector

  • Strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems

  • Familiar with AngularJS and ReactJS

What you’ll get:

  • Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package.

  • Financial Health: 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts.

  • Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, Paid Parental Leave, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program.

  • Everyday Wellness: Health and Lifestyle Wellness Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Food Choices, Wellness Champions.

  • Inclusion: Employee Resource Groups, Commitment to diversity, Strategic partnerships.

  • Not just a job, but a career, with an opportunity to do the best work of your life.

Learn more about Life@Schwab at .

Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce. All applications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status (disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, active duty wartime or campaign badge veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans), or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Job Specifications

Relocation Offered?: No

Work Schedule: Days

Languages: English - spoken

Current Licenses / Certifications: None

Relevant Work Experience: IT-Distributed and Web Development-2-5 yrs

Position Located In: TX - Austin

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time


Activation Date: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Expiration Date: Sunday, October 1, 2017

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