Senior Front End Web Developer

COMSOL, Inc. is seeking a motivated and talented senior front-end web developer to join our team in Burlington, MA. You will be part of a group tasked with maintaining the current version of the COMSOL website and company intranet, redesigning and rethinking sections of our website, and building brand new web interfaces and tools to improve company workflow and data management. We produce all of our web, marketing, and design collateral in-house, and creating high-quality pieces that follow the latest trends and best practices.

This Role Entails

  • Designing and building front-end web experiences for COMSOL's customers and employees
  • Studying and understanding existing systems, pages, and tools, in order to improve or rebuild them
  • Rapidly prototyping your ideas
  • Creating UI mockups
  • Taking our highly technical and scientific content and presenting it in a clean and easy-to-understand manner
  • Collaborating with graphic designers, content producers, marketing staff, and back-end developers
  • Creating HTML emails using a responsive template system
  • Mentoring mid- and junior-level web developers
  • Staying up-to-date on industry best practices

Required Skills

  • 5+ years of relevant web experience
  • Superior eye for design and layout
  • Knowledge of typography best practices
  • Strong HTML and CSS3 skills
  • Clean coding habits
  • Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator proficiency
  • Proficiency in using Balsamiq Mockups or a similar prototyping tool
  • Proficiency in responsive design
  • Working knowledge of version control
  • Working knowledge of javascript
  • Proficiency in developing cross-client compatible HTML emails

Helpful Qualifications

  • Ability to write javascript is extremely helpful, but not expressly required
  • Experience working with a PHP-based back-end
  • Experience working with a CSS preprocessor
  • Knowledge of SEO best practices and implementation
  • Experience working with database queries, specifically, MySQL
  • Experience working on corporate or high-volume websites
  • A background in graphic design and/or user experience
  • Experience with teaching and mentoring colleagues or students in web technologies
  • A portfolio showcasing your work

Our Dev Environment

  • LAMP Stack
  • Zend Framework
  • LESS CSS Preprocessor
  • Bootstrap
  • Foundation Framework (for emails)
  • AngularJS
  • Atlassian Suite (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, and Bamboo)


COMSOL is the leading innovator of multiphysics software for research and development (R&D). Our products are continuously pushing the boundaries of computer-aided engineering (CAE), so that our customers can solve challenging science and engineering problems and develop better products, faster.

The COMSOL product family enables our end users to solve even the most sophisticated science and engineering problems, thanks to our intuitive and flexible graphical user interface. We create the tools that drive new breakthroughs in physics and engineering — and we love what we do.

Home Sweet Home

The Burlington, MA, location is spacious, bright, and comfortable. Our kitchens are always stocked with fresh fruit, coffee, and juices. Employees enjoy a casual dress code, relaxed atmosphere, and free gym access. Our office is in an easy-to-find central location and we are within walking distance of many restaurants and the Burlington Mall. Our corporate culture is innovative, vibrant, and cutting-edge. We are committed to encouraging creativity through an exciting and challenging environment in which individuals excel and grow. Our talented employees and an active learning environment are the keys to our success. Founded in 1986, the COMSOL organization boasts 19 offices and a distributor network throughout the world with more than 450 employees.

We Offer

  • Dynamic and engaging work duties that provide opportunities for self-development and professional growth
  • Exciting career opportunities and the opportunity to work with experts from many fields
  • Competitive benefits and compensation commensurate with skills and experience

You must be eligible to work in the U.S. to apply for this job. COMSOL is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Referenz REF-3941
Stellenbezeichnung Senior Front End Web Developer
Standort Burlington, MA, USA


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