Senior Front-End Engineer

MCD Partners

MCD Partners, a member of M&C Saatchi Worldwide, is a talented group of designers & developers, creators & coders, storytellers & strategists—who share a passion for bringing beautiful digital experiences to life.

Position Details

Senior Front-End Engineer
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

We are looking for a great JavaScript developer who is proficient with React.js. Your primary focus will be on developing user interface components and implementing them following well-known React.js workflows (such as Hooks, Redux, Context, etc). You will ensure that these components and the overall application are robust and easy to maintain. You will coordinate with the rest of the team working on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and quality product is important.


This role is client facing and will require interacting with client backend teams to lead them into success within the front-end space. You will be guiding backend teams through what is possible with React and become an authority on the subject matter.

  • Developing new user-facing features using React.js
  • Building reusable components and front-end libraries for future use 
  • Translating designs and wireframes into high quality code 
  • Optimizing components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers 
  • Building ADA Compliant components that set the standard for accessibility 
  • Client facing with Backend teams to ensure architectural integrity


  • Strong proficiency in JavaScript, including DOM manipulation and the JavaScript object model 
  • Thorough understanding of React.js and its core principles 
  • Experience with popular React.js workflows (Redux, Hooks, Context, Learna) 
  • Familiarity with newer specifications of EcmaScript (ES6)
  • Experience with data structure libraries (e.g., Immutable.js) 
  • Knowledge of isomorphic React is a plus 
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs and GraphQL 
  • Knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token 
  • Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines and tools (Circle CI, Jenkins) 
  • Experience with common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, NPM, etc. 
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements 
  • A knack for benchmarking and optimization 
  • Familiarity with code versioning tools (such as Git, SVN, and Mercurial)

We appreciate and thank you in advance for your interest in our openings. Qualified candidates will be contacted. No phone calls, emails or faxes please. Direct applicants only, no third-party staffing inquiries please. MCD Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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