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Front End Developer- Content Management Systems

Location: Salt Lake County, UT.
Company Description:

Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. For more than 30 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. The agency’s heritage in data, technology, and analytics forms the foundation for its unmatched skills in understanding consumer insights that drive people-based marketing strategies. Its combined strengths in performance media, customer experience, customer relationship management, loyalty, and enterprise marketing technology drive improved marketing results and competitive advantage. With 9,600+ employees, Merkle is headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, with 50+ additional offices throughout the US, EMEA, and APAC. In 2016, the agency joined the Dentsu Aegis Network. For more information, contact Merkle at 1-877-9-Merkle or visit www.merkleinc.com.


Job Description:


  • Write modular and maintainable HTML, CSS, and Javascript for mid to large scale websites
  • Work collaboratively with BA's, Designers, Engineers, and other project team members to help deliver high quality design, business, and strategic outcomes
  • Act as an escalation point for other developers on projects inclusive of solutioning, sprint planning, ticket delegation, code review, and guidance
  • Be an active member of the Front-End team and contribute to internal tools and team processes through independent research and hands-on development
  • Provide project level estimates and maintain an awareness of the budget throughout the project lifecycle
  • Assess design direction/business requirements for feasibility and possible implementation and performance issues
  • Maintain design integrity across various screens, devices, and CMS use cases
  • Manage time effectively to meet deadlines and commitments
  • 5+ years of demonstrated professional front-end experience
  • Excellent knowledge of HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript and can develop performant and maintainable front-end solutions
  • Experience building mid-large scale web applications using vanilla JavaScript and frameworks such as React
  • The ability to collaborate across teams & build professional relationships with managers, peers, and stakeholders
  • A willingness to continually learn diverse technologies, techniques, and front-end topics
  • A working knowledge of browser/client discrepancies and supported features
  • Knowledge of website performance considerations and performance tooling
  • Knowledge of accessibility and WCAG standards


  • Experience in modular web development, preferably Atomic Design and Storybook
  • Experience with CSS tooling such as CSS Modules, PostCSS, Sass, or Less
  • Working knowledge of vanilla Javascript without a heavy reliance on libraries and frameworks
  • Experience with a JavaScript testing framework such as Mocha, Jest, or Jasmine
  • Experience with Webpack or similar build tools and module bundlers
  • Experience with Headless Architecture and the Server-Client Rendering Spectrum
  • Experience with JAMstack, Next.js, and GraphQL
  • Familiarity with various Content Management Systems including Sitecore, Contentful and/or Adobe Experience Manger
  • An interest in sharing your contributions and teaching others through team meetings, code reviews, blogging, and presenting
Additional Information:

The anticipated salary range for this position is $68,000-$100,000. Salary is based on a range of factors that include relevant experience, knowledge, skills, other job-related qualifications, and geography.  A range of medical, dental, vision, 401(k) matching, paid time off, and/or other benefits also are available. For more information regarding dentsu benefits, please visit dentsubenefitsplus.com  

Employees from diverse or underrepresented backgrounds encouraged to apply.
Dentsu (the "Company") is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee of the Company, on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done that will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing an undue hardship on the Company. Please contact [email protected] if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process or to request or discuss an accommodation in connection with a job at the Company to which you are applying.


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