Front-End Web Developer

Columbus, OH USA
Front End
Full-time

Front-End Engineering is at the core of exceptional user experience. Rocket Code is always seeking exceptional engineers.
 
This position is for full-time employment at our Headquarters in Columbus, Ohio.
 

As a front-end engineer at Rocket Code, you'll be expected to:

    • write valid HTML5
    • write performant CSS3 and be proficient with either SCSS or LESS
    • write performant, functional JS (vanilla when applicable)
    • have a working knowledge of JQuery and at least one additional JS framework/library
    • work with task runners and contribute to Front End workflows (Gulp, NPM, Grunt, Docker, VMs, etc.)
    • be proficient with all aspects of responsive web design
    • work with VCS (GIT)
    • have a working knowledge of Photoshop / Adobe CC and/or Sketch
    • review and interpret business requirements
    • collaborate with other engineers, designers, and business analysts
    • create high fidelity interfaces and experiences
    • LOVE great web, and endeavor to create it

And it'd be awesome if you:

    • have 24+ months of experience
    • have experience with JS design patterns
    • have experience / familiarity with Javascript templating libraries like Mustache, Underscore, Handlebars, etc.
    • have experience / familiarity with Javascript MVC frameworks such as React, Angular, and Backbone
    • have experience with TDD
    • have experience with Liquid or PHP templating
    • have experience working in an Agile environment
    • contribute to open source
    • are active in the Columbus engineering community
    • are a coffee or tea drinker
    • enjoy a finely-crafted SVG
    • use VIM exclusively and have no problem vocalizing it continuously (kidding)

As a human, Rocket Code expects you to:

    • have a desire to contribute meaningfully to our business and to our clients' businesses
    • overcome challenges and constraints in pursuit of solutions
    • focus on outcomes over activity
    • hold yourself and others accountable for results
    • be a student of the internet, and be forward-leaning on new technologies and practices
    • challenge yourself and others, but always with an open mind
    • understand that the way we do things is only the best way we've discovered yet

As a professional in this role, you'll be overwhelmingly successful at Rocket Code if you:

    • work well both independently and in cooperation with others
    • have a sense of ownership for your work and for the product
    • are intellectually curious and you're passionate about your craft
    • strive to get better every day, and to make others around you better
    • challenge convention

Rocket Code is proud to build solutions that fuel revenue and profit growth for ambitious brands. All our work obsesses about performance-driven interfaces, rock-solid engineering, and complete experiences that transform casual shoppers into loyal customers. If you have a passion for pushing what is possible on the web, come join us.

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