Front-End Engineer

Front-end wizard who lives, breathes, and drinks JavaScript.

As developers, we bring our experience and passion for RoR and the web to create amazing software that makes the internet a better place. We function as a part of a multidisciplinary team of platform, project, and account experts who share a common goal: to improve the content on the web and empower creators with the best tools available so that they can focus on what matters.

We are looking for a senior front-end engineer to join our platform team and take the user experience to the next level. Your responsibilities will include developing and maintaining a proprietary front-end framework, building out of the new functionality, and optimizing javascript performance.

What you'll do

  • Autonomously deploy the previous day's work to production and make sure everything went smoothly.

  • Report your daily standup via Slack.

  • You will collaborate with peers to define the architecture, quality standards, and best practices.

  • You will work closely with our designers, teaming up in small cross-functional teams to bring features from idea to prototype to final implementation.

What we are looking for

  • A rock-solid understanding of the core JavaScript language, HTML5, and CSS3.

  • At least 3 years of experience with a server-side language like Ruby or Python.

  • At least 5 years of experience with modern JavaScript tools like Vue and React.

  • A real passion for creating experiences that users tell their friends about.

  • The ability to iterate and ship ideas quickly, with maximum autonomy and teammates ready to support you. 

  • You have experience working in Agile environments with volatile scopes and requirements.

  • You take extreme ownership of the code you write, all the way to its production deployment and beyond.

All positions require

Great communication skills. We’re a distributed team, so frequent and clear written communication is a must.

Self-driven work ethic. You need to be a self-starter who loves taking initiative and seeing things through to completion.

Curiosity and a desire to learn and grow. Our business is changing and growing fast and we value cross-training in a multitude of disciplines. Flexibility is key.

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