Front End Developer


COLAB is seeking an experienced Front-End Web Developer who can take a design concept and bring it to life through elegant coding. This position will interact with strategists, designers, project managers, clients, and back-end developers. We have a structured process that we follow, and this position is a pivotal contributor to that process. The right candidate has an ability to think creatively and strategically about how digital solutions can address our clients’ challenges.


  • Professional experience in web, mobile, and/or application development
  • Proven history of developing responsive page layouts and interfaces from wireframes
  • Expert HTML, CSS, and JavaScript skills with experience theming content managed interfaces
  • Experience using modern development tools including git, task runners, preprocessors, package management, and module bundlers
  • Knowledge and ability to implement smart, modern web standards including accessibility and usability
  • Thrives in a high accountability environment
  • Creative problem solver
  • Believes in the value of collaboration


  • Participate actively in team meetings to discuss the client’s business needs and the strategy behind the project
  • Work with the strategy and design teams to build websites, custom web applications, and integrations that are aesthetically appealing and functionally sophisticated
  • Translate designs into responsive front-end code
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability
  • Provide website maintenance and feature enhancements
  • Stay current on emerging technologies
  • Promote usability best practices
  • Create innovative ideas about using technology in unique ways to add value to our clients’ digital presence
  • Reliably estimate tasks and execute on time and on budget
Programming in the office


COLAB, located in Richmond, VA, is a digital agency with a team of talented and motivated individuals with the core purpose of helping our clients achieve more through technology. Our team members come from interdisciplinary backgrounds with diverse perspectives, which we believe is key to great problem solving.


  • Culture of collaboration, experimentation, and learning
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience and capabilities
  • Company paid health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Company paid life insurance and short-term disability insurance
  • Paid parental leave
  • 401k with company matching
  • Paid holiday, vacation, and sick days
  • Flexible work policy
  • Access to on-site gym and pool