Role details

Sr. Front End Developer

New York   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Company with initiatives to end global inequalities
  • UI Development role

About Our Client

One of the largest social good platforms in the world.

Connects NGOs and corporate partners to the international community of citizens that want to take meaningful actions that change the policies impacting the world's poor.

Job Description

  • Develop new features for the client platform using client-side technologies like HTML, JS and CSS
  • Create decoupled, interactive web UIs using modern JavaScript, particularly ReactJS
  • Ensure responsive design everywhere and an optimal experience on all supported devices and browsers
  • Integrate front-end code with the back-end software developed in Python/Django
  • Keep tickets updated and ensure that peers are aware of progress on all development stories and any issues impacting their work
  • Make sure that all front-end code is thoroughly tested and has good unit test coverage
  • Collaborate with other developers, product owners, project managers, and testers to ensure all story properties and acceptance criteria are met
  • Evaluate open source libraries, new technologies and manage technical planning
  • Fix bugs and resolve ongoing issues

The Successful Applicant

  • 3-5 years of UI development experience on high-traffic consumer websites and/or in an agency environment
  • Demonstrated ability with HTML5, CSS3, and SASS
  • Strong JavaScript skills and experience with ReactJS and similar frameworks
  • Experience working with templates and using Content Management Systems
  • An eye for implementing pixel-perfect design across a variety of form-factors including phones and tablets
  • Python experience using Django is a definite plus
  • A passion for group dynamics and for working in a collaborative high-performing environment
  • Excellent language skills and a proactive approach to communication
  • Experience working with Agile process tools such PivotalTracker and GitHub
  • Looking to making an impact in the world and not daunted by the challenge of ending extreme poverty around the globe

What's on Offer

Competative salary and benefits

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