UI/ Front End Developer


(Not offering Sponsorship at this time)

This position is located in sunny Tallahassee, Florida – the home of no state income tax!

Syntech is a 30 year, growing, design engineering firm and we have been awarded another multi million contract that has allowed us to hire many new engineers. Forty percent of our business is with a 30 year contract with the DOD and the other 60% is serving our 6000 commercial customers. We have less than a 2% turnover rate and we have won several awards for a great place to work. We pay full medical and dental premium benefits for all employees ($7,000.00 value).

Syn-Tech Systems, Inc. is seeking an innovative and highly motivated User Interface Developer to become a valued member of our software engineering team in our Tallahassee, Florida office.  This position will play a key role in shaping the design and user experience direction for Syn-Tech’s future web based software environment.

We are looking for a Front-End Web Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include translation of the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application. You will work 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.


Develop new user-facing features
Build reusable code and libraries for future use
Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end
Collaborate with other team members and stakeholder

Bachelor’s Degree required in IT/MIS or computer related subject

5+ years of experience

Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript, experience with TypeScript is a plus
Good understanding of AngularJS or other advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks such as KnockoutJS, BackboneJS, ReactJS, DurandalJS etc.
Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image. Familiarity with tools such as as Gimp or Photoshop is a plus.
Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git/Mercurial/SVN
Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them.
Must possess excellent communication skills-verbal & written