Front End Developer

Remote
Full-Time

Company Introduction

SendSquared is changing the way the hospitality industry connects to guests.  We empower innovative companies to create meaningful relationships with their guests through personalized messaging. 

Job Description

We are looking for a Front-End Web Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include translation of the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application. You will work with the UI/UX designer and bridge 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.

Responsibilities

  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders

Skills And Qualifications

  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
  • Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as SASS
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, VueJs, Webpack

Note: Every front-end developer is expected to have a proficient knowledge of JavaScript, and the DOM.

  • Good understanding of MVVM pattern designs and deep knowledge of frameworks, such as VueJS.
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image. Familiarity with tools such as as Gimp, Sketch or Figma is a plus.

Note: A UI/UX designer is expected to deliver finished resources for the developer to incorporate into the app. However, quite often a front-end web developer needs to make some small adjustments.

  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them.

To apply, please email your resume, cover letter, and portfolio to nic@sendsquared.com

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