We are looking for a passionate Front End Engineer to join our fast growing New York City startup. Our front-end engineers help build the intuitive and interactive interfaces that power the LearnVest content and tools seen and used by millions each month.
Our tech team is composed of passionate software engineers. We maintain a culture where developers are encouraged to learn and grow their skills with new products and technologies. We believe in an open exchange of ideas and knowledge, and we facilitate personal growth through open tech team meetings, junior/senior mentorship, peer reviews, hackdays, and more.
Skills / Requirements:
3+ years of professional web development experience
Solid working knowledge of WordPress with experience working on high availability applications
Proficiency developing, debugging, and optimizing WordPress Plugins and Themes
Experience with page speed testing and optimization techniques
Solid understanding of PHP/MySQL in relation to WordPress
Abreast of current trends, best practices and web standards
Passion for writing semantic and standards-compliant cross-browser HTML/CSS
Understanding of SEO principles and best practices
Experience with version control systems (Git, SVN)
Ability to collaborate with engineers, designers, product managers, and non-technical team members
Familiarity working in a Unix environment
Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite
Experience working in an Agile environment
Knowledge of mobile web development optimization and responsive design
Understanding of CSS pre-compilers (SASS/LESS)
Active participant and contributor to the open source community
Please include a link to your GitHub account or an online portfolio showing your talents in action.
LearnVest - 7 months ago
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