Web Front-End Designer/Developer - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Information Technology (www.gdit.com)


  full-time   employee

North Carolina
United States


GDIT is seeking a Web Front-End Designer/Developer to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA's) National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) in Asheville, North Carolina.


This position is part of an agile scrum development team supporting the NCEI’s effort to consolidate its web pages into a modern, unified presence. This development team also works in the context of the broader Data Access Branch (DAB) to assist with the UI/UX for web applications providing search, discovery, and access to scientific datasets and products. The position will:

  • Require an experienced professional capable of working with teams across various geographical locations who will be able to gather UI/UX requirements and either directly implement them in the Drupal CMS, or provide mockup documentation as usability guidelines for other development teams to implement.

Required Skills

  • Full-stack Drupal 7 and 8 experience (Drupal 8 a plus)
  • Experience designing, marking up, and styling page templates in Drupal
  • Ability to produce modern responsive designs and user-friendly interfaces
  • Experience creating designs within branding guidelines and style guides
  • Experience working with and producing sitemaps, wireframes, visual design comps
  • Experience with front-end development writing HTML/CSS by hand
  • Proficiency with Javascript/jQuery, Bootstrap and Sass/Compass or LESS/SCSS
  • Proficient in graphic design software (Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator or Gimp/Inkscape)
  • Familiarity with 508c/WCAG compliance and accessibility
  • Experience with front-end systems and tools, such as Node.js and JavaScript task managers
  • Comfortable working with the command line within a LAMP stack environment (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, and PHP)
  • Familiar with Bash scripting
  • Familiar with version control systems (preferably Git) in a team environment
  • Experience with Agile software development methodologies
  • Experience working in a small team of developers
  • Skilled at collaborating with other teams and outside partners
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A professional, yet personable, demeanor

Preferred Skills

  • Experience designing and theming using Drupal 8 Twig framework
  • Experience with Composer
  • Understanding of SEO


  • Relevant Web Development experience

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.


  • Bachelor's Degree or a minimum of 4 years relevant experience.