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FrontEnd Engineer

$85k – $130k • No equity
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We are looking for a Front End Engineer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include implementing visual elements and their behaviors with user interactions. You will work with both front-end and back-end web developers to build all client-side logic. You will also be bridging the gap between the visual elements and the server-side infrastructure, taking an active role on both sides, and defining how the application looks and functions.

Core Responsibilities

Develop new user-facing features and functionality for our applications

Working on the front lines of the product team, bridge the gap between design and backend engineering teams

Build reusable code and libraries for future use

Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs

Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability

Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end services

Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders

Desired Skills and Experience

Strong understanding of JavaScript, its quirks, and workarounds

Basic understanding of web markup, including HTML5 and CSS3

Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX

Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around such issues

Adaptability and resilience- things change and you don’t mind

Proficiency in React or similar frameworks

Familiarity with JavaScript module loaders, such as Require.js and AMD

Familiarity with front-end build tools, such as Grunt and Gulp.js

Proficient understanding of code versioning tools

Good understanding of browser rendering behavior and performance