Front End Developer

Carnegie is looking for a dynamic Front-End Developer to join the Web Delivery team. Write elegant and robust front-end code for unique custom features, as well as a variety of flexible components for large-scale design systems for higher education websites. 

As a Front-End Developer, you’ll join an experienced team of strategists, designers, and developers to bring education brands to life through immersive digital experiences. 

We’re looking for someone who will thrive as a member of a dynamic and growing team of professionals dedicated to creating the highest quality deliverables for various higher education partners. We proudly advocate for a collaborative, remote work environment.


  • Code sophisticated, modern, beautiful responsive websites for colleges, universities, independent schools, and professional schools 
  • Translate mockups from design applications like Sketch and Marvel into functional, interactive, responsive, browser-friendly front-end code
  • Build new design systems and evolve existing ones
  • Structure front-end code to be seamlessly implemented into various Content Management Systems, i.e., WordPress, Drupal, Omni CMS, and Cascade CMS.
  • Compose visually refined and functional animations/ interactions using advanced JS knowledge and tools


  • Expert knowledge HTML/CSS/JS
  • Experience working with JS libraries, such as Greensock’s Library for User Interaction animations
  • Proficient knowledge of building websites that adhere to W3C Web Accessibility best practices Excellent understanding of how to code for implementation into Content Management Systems, i.e., WordPress, Drupal, Omni CMS, and Cascade CMS
  • Proficient experience creating flexible, robust design systems
  • Basic understanding of server-side principles
  • Functional knowledge of AJAX techniques and using JSON
  • Superior knowledge of optimization principles and techniques (Image Optimization, Code Minification, etc).
  • Understanding of current and legacy browser capabilities
  • Functional knowledge of Git
  • Familiarity with project management tools such as Harvest, Asana, Google Workspace Suite, or similar applications
  • An excellent ability to think on your feet and apply feedback efficiently and critically An ability to communicate ideas clearly and professionally, both spoken and written A willingness to collaborate and share your process / work-in-progress with a team A proactive and self-starter mindset
  • Impeccable attention to detail to deliver the highest quality work
  • Capacity to work on multiple projects concurrently
  • Awareness of project scope and timelines to effectively meet deadlines
  • Motivation and curiosity to keep up with current development trends and cutting-edge technologies


  • B.A. in Computer Science or a similar field is preferred but not required
  • A minimum of two years of professional experience in a similar role and a proven track record executing complex design project

For consideration, applicants must provide a portfolio of demonstrated website work

You Should Join Us!

We’re a fast-growing and innovative company, set apart by our incredible people. We’re a supportive, fun-loving group with diverse interests and talents. In addition to getting to work with fantastic people and do work you love, here are some items you can list in your “pros” column:

  • Private health/dental/vision
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Generous holiday and PTO package
  • Flexible work environment (remote, in-office, and hybrid roles)
  • Half-day summer Fridays
  • Fun company events and laid-back culture
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Industry exposure and professional development
  • Growing company with a family feel
  • Entrepreneurial approach and spirit
  • About Carnegie

For more than 30 years, Carnegie has been a leader and innovator in higher education marketing and enrollment strategy, offering groundbreaking services in the areas of Research, Strategy, Digital Marketing, Lead Generation, Slate Optimization, Student Search, Website Development, and Creative that generate authentic connections.

Learn more about who we are, what we do, and what we care about.

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For more information, or to apply please submit your cover letter and résumé to

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