Front End Engineer

Website Retail Zipline

Real time operations for retail

Overview

We are an early stage, well-funded company. We have awesome investors, great customers and are looking for a Front End Engineer to help us ensure our customers are successful with our product. For this role, we are looking for someone who will be responsible for building the ‘client-side’ of our web applications. Your duties will include translating our company and customer needs into a functional and appealing digital environment, ensuring great user experience!

Responsibilities

  • Taking projects from inception to completion, and are outcome oriented.
  • Being proactive with communication and have no problem managing your time as a remote employee.
  • Proud of your craft, and enjoy and value clean code that scales to keep large teams productive.
  • Develop user-friendly web pages, using markup languages like HTML
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed and design mobile-based features
  • Develop quality mockups and prototypes
  • Review, maintain and improve company’s website
  • Work together with back-end developers and web designers to improve usability
  • Write functional requirement documents and guides
  • Collect feedback from users and build solutions based on this data
  • Assist back-end developers with coding and troubleshooting
  • Maintain high quality graphic standards and brand consistency
  • Keep in touch with latest trends in web development

Requirements

  • Sc degree in Computer Science or other relevant area
  • You have relevant production experience (one to three years) with large-scale rails applications
  • Good experience with software like Adobe Suite, Photoshop and content management systems
  • Good understanding of layout aesthetics and SEO principles
  • Knowledge of browser testing and debugging
  • Excellent analytical and multitasking skills with an ability to perform well in a dynamic environment
  • You are strong in Javascript, Ruby, CSS and HTML
  • You are an excellent knowledge of browser troubleshooting and debugging practices and techniques
  • You have some experience with React, Angular, Node, Flux, Redux or similar tools
  • You have a strong sense of web design and are attuned to the fundamentals of user experience.
  • You’re familiar with the whole web stack

Must-haves

  • 3+ years’ experience of working on a Front-end Developer position
  • Significant experience with markup languages, JavaScript, CSS and jQuery
  • Excellent understanding of the entire web development process (design, development and deployment)

More about you:

  • Retail experience is an asset, but not required
  • Proficient in productivity applications such as Microsoft Office, Project or Basecamp
  • Ability to effectively communicate to, present to, influence or befriend all levels within an organization.
  • Outstanding listening and writing skills, and a keen ability to translate complex concepts into simple, persuasive language.
  • Team player with excellent collaboration skills to build relationships across the company with both ours as well as our customers.
  • Self-motivated, dependable, and dedicated.

Benefits

  • Remote office: Join an effective remote team and work where you’re comfortable
  • Stock: Ownership in a fast-growing company.
  • Time Off: Flexible vacation policy to encourage people to get our and see the world
  • Benefits: 401k, and world-class medical, dental, and vision policies
  • Team Fun: Twice annual company off-sites in fun locations. We’ve done New York, Costa Rica, Whistler, Palm Springs, San Diego, and Mexico City
  • Learning: Sponsorship of meetup and conference attendance
  • Great team: Working with a fun, hard-working, nice people who are committed to making a difference!
  • And Much More!

To apply for this job please visit retail-zipline.breezy.hr.