Front-End Web Developer

@ Leap Frog Enterprises

Front-End Web Developer




Job Description

Overview: Leepfrog Technologies, Inc. provides its CourseLeaf software to more than 430 of the nation’s most academically complex colleges and universities to manage their academic catalogs, curriculum, section scheduling, and student course search requirements. The Front-End Web Developer is responsible for integrating client branding standards into CourseLeaf. This includes working closely with both visual and technical guidelines provided by clients and implementing those guidelines accordingly. A successful candidate must have an advanced knowledge of CSS, HTML, and SASS, a working knowledge of jQuery and JavaScript, and demonstrated knowledge of accessibility standards. Duties:

  • Maintain an in-depth working knowledge of Leepfrog software and how it can be configured, customized and implemented to meet client requirements.
  • Coordinate and work with clients to develop templates in CourseLeaf. This includes:
    • Limited graphic design.
    • Modifying templates and styles.
    • Recommending layout, formatting, and design options.
  • Develop a deep understanding of client needs for their catalog and curriculum requirements, make recommendations and potentially implement efficiencies within CourseLeaf.
  • Maintain outstanding customer service relationship with clients.
  • Periodically evaluate processes, amend and revise as necessary, in order to adapt to changes that occur.
  • Adheres to prescribed deadlines.
  • Other tasks as needed for successful project completion.

Skills Required:

  • Advanced understanding of responsive design techniques.
  • Advanced browser compatibility experience.
  • Experience working with accessibility requirements (Section 508 and/or WCAG).
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with:
    • CSS, HTML, and SASS
    • Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Microsoft Word.
  • Working knowledge of jQuery and JavaScript.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication: able to clearly convey ideas across a wide range of internal and external audiences in a clear, concise, and professional manner.
  • Strong client orientation: ability to understand client requests and translate them into configuration and customization options/plans.
  • Planning: an ability to think ahead, prioritize, and plan.
  • Problem-solve in a changing environment: analyze situations quickly and react appropriately with minimal supervision.
  • Time Management: the ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.
  • Strong work ethic: be a self-starter with strong initiative; be reliable.
  • Teamwork: demonstrated ability to interact effectively with others. Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. High level of internet literacy required with strong knowledge of web systems, tools, and applications. Customer service skills are required. Physical Requirements: Generally, this position is considered sedentary and will be faced with regular interruptions. The Front-End Web Developer will spend long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers.


LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. is an education innovator and a leading developer of educational entertainment for children. LeapFrog’s award-winning product portfolio is designed to help every child achieve their full potential by delivering best-in-class curriculum through engaging and technology-based platforms, content and toys. The Learning Path, LeapFrog’s proprietary online destination for parents and extended family, provides personalized feedback on a child’s learning progress and offers product recommendations to enhance each child’s learning experience. Through the power of play, LeapFrog’s products and curriculum help children of all ages prepare for life and academic success. LeapFrog’s products are available in more than 45 countries and have been used by teachers in more than 100,000 U.S. classrooms. LeapFrog was acquired by VTech in April 2016 and is based in Emeryville, California. Come see the learning at

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