Front-end Web Developer (US)

Modern Message

DESCRIPTION

At Modern Message our focus is on building great products that solve real-world problems for our customers. Our core product Community Rewards, an engagement platform for apartment residents, and our rapid growth will present you with a plethora of opportunities for achievement and growth.

We are looking for a Front-End Web Developer who combines the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include UI design and actual code that will produce visual elements of the application. You will span the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks as well as how it works. An interest in, and appreciation for, user experience design, is a must. You will be working closely with our UX team.

Responsibilities

  • Design and develop new user-facing features
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI designs
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
  • Collect and analyze data regarding the success or failure of front-end UI changes

Please include any/all of the following when corresponding IRT this position: Github username, website URL, Twitter username, LinkedIn URL, Dribbble, CodePen. Please submit resumes in PDF format.

REQUIREMENTS

Skills and Qualifications

Required:

  • US residence and citizenship
  • Fluent English and excellent communication skills
  • HTML, CSS, SASS
  • JavaScript and jQuery
  • Git

Preferred:

  • Understanding of CSS methodologies (SMACSS, BEM, etc.)
  • Understanding of JavaScript frameworks (Backbone)
  • Understanding of asynchronous request handling and partial page updates
  • Experience with image authoring tools (Photoshop, Sketch, etc.)
  • Understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Understanding of SEO principles and experience implementing them.
  • Experience running A/B tests

We expect all employees to:

  • Maintain a high level of intellectual rigor and curiosity
  • Take ownership when appropriate, and know when, and who, to ask for help when needed

BENEFITS

Competitive salary; health benefits; if you're in Dallas, we have a pretty stylish office downtown and are very particular about our coffee. We'll get you whatever equipment you need to best do your job.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.