Senior Front End Web Developer

San Diego, CA

Job ID: JN -012018-6328 Function: Technology

Named one of the 50 Best Places to Work in 2017 by INC. Magazine and San Diego s Best Place to Work 2016 by the San Diego Business Journal, our client which also happens to be one of the fastest growing companies in San Diego, is seeking a Senior Front End Web Developer. They offer a dynamic working environment with huge growth potential that you would be challenged to find anywhere else. In addition to a highly competitive salary and benefits, our client offers the following:

Flexible Working Hours & PTO

Free Gym Membership

Catered Lunches on Fridays

Discounted Apple Products

Free Fully Stocked Office Food and Drink

Challenging and meaningful problems to solve you will invariably make a difference and impact.

A vibrant and devoted team of mixed personalities and creative minds, who still find time for fun!

About the Position:

As a Senior Front-End Web Developer, you will develop the online presence of brands, split test proven landing pages, and optimize for the most conversions. From the look and feel of a product, to its dynamic interaction on custom web sites, we are looking for someone that understands it all!

Position Requirements:

We are seeking someone who possesses a unique combination of skills, talents, and mindset, including:
  • 5+ years of experience working in marketing related programming positions
  • Have a deep understanding on how to build, inspire and execute brand and direct response marketing across multiple verticals including eCommerce, landing pages, blogs, etc.
  • Must be self-motivated, self-disciplined, attentive to deadlines, and an effective time manager
  • Excellent communication skills you should be able to clearly articulate your ideas in a way that resonates with your team
  • Eagerness to learn and grow personally and professionally
  • Excellent storytelling being able to bring an idea to life on a whiteboard or presentation is quite important
  • Entrepreneurial mindset/ ability to see the big opportunities to thrive here.
  • Able to communicate the complexities of code to non-technical people
  • Ready to compare your work on a world stage (compare your work to other top sites in terms of performance, design, UI/UX)
  • Actively learning new things and sharing it with the team

Technical Requirements:
  • 6 8 yrs Javascript/HTML/CSS
  • 2 yrs Node.Js/Express
  • 2 yrs Vagrant
  • 2 yrs experience in the terminal
  • 4 yrs Git
  • Basic linux commands
  • Understand Asynchronous vs Synchronous
  • Able to build a full website from top to bottom developing the UI/UX
  • Able to explain and write up the state diagram of a function
  • Pixel perfect development with extreme attention to detail utilizing minimal/fast/powerful code
  • Performance oriented with the ability to build a webpage that loads in under 400 milliseconds and looks perfect to design
  • Experience using a variety of API s
  • Understands HTTP verbs and why HTTP is a stateless protocol
  • Templating (ie Pug/Handlebars)
  • Ability to score a 100 score on Google PageSpeed Insights
  • Gulp/Grunt/ or similar minification technology
  • SASS, LESS and CSS Compiling
  • Ability to optimize delivery of all assets as well as overall site speed optimization

Preferred Knowledge and Skills:
  • Create and manage goals, events, funnels and experiments
  • Custom reporting and extensive segment analysis
  • Github and subversion control knowledge is required
  • Knowledge of SEO principles and ensuring that websites adhere to them
  • Knowledge of Direct Response / eCommerce Best Practices for Conversions
  • Knowledge of tracking software (Google Tag Manager, HasOffers, pixel & tracking)
  • SFTP/Sublime/Terminal
  • Ability to analyze user behavior and optimize ui/ux for enhanced conversions in direct response and ecommerce
  • Strong background in direct response and conversion based strategy
  • Ability to create high converting designs
  • Extensive experience with high-traffic websites
  • Extensive experience with websites with traffic driven by paid media
  • Design Optimization for Mobile & Desktop is a must
  • Landing Page Development & E-Commerce Experience
  • All Google Drive Platforms


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