Frontend Developer

Austin, TX /
Development /
Full-time
Job Summary

MicroVentures is looking for a Frontend Web Developer to join our growing Web Development team. As part of the team, you will contribute to various web applications serving our investors and in-house users. The ideal candidate has at least 2-3 years of experience working as part of a team on medium-to-large scale applications and has a keen eye for UI/UX design patterns. They must also be able to provide leadership and mentoring skills for less senior members of the team.

Primary Responsibilities

    • Design and develop new user-facing features
    • Craft beautiful UI/UX while ensuring their technical feasibility
    • Collaboration with back end developers

Additional Skills and Experience

    • Demonstrated experience with vanilla JavaScript, ES6+, and at least one modern JavaScript framework (we use Vue.js and React daily)
    • Expertise in HTML5/CSS3 and use of pre-processing (SASS or LESS)
    • Experience in the node/npm/yarn eco-system for development and deployment
    • Deep knowledge of build systems (webpack, Parcel, grunt, gulp, etc.)
    • TDD experience and an evangelist for testing frameworks
    • Practiced in front-end QA testing and testing automation (cypress.io)
    • git workflows, branch management
    • Experience with React Native (or native iOS or Android codebases)
    • Knowledge of iOS design language
    • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
    • Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that applications will adhere to them.

Required Qualifications

    • You must have a desire to relocate or currently live in Austin, TX to be considered for this role.
    • You must have excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment with limited supervision.
    • Strong writing and grammar skills are a must.
    • You must have the ability to pay attention to the fine details in user interface and design.
    • Bonus points if you have a strong understanding of financing and accounting.

Perks

    • Annual discretionary bonus
    • Healthcare, dental, vision, disability
    • 401(k) + match
    • Company equity
    • A challenging, fast-paced, continually changing environment
    • Fully stocked break room
Please note: This is not a remote position. You must be eligible to work in the United States and be in, or willing to relocate to, the Austin, TX area.