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Front End Web Developer

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Swiftype is a growing team of talented search engineers and experts with a range of experiences and backgrounds. We’re looking for self-motivated and resourceful individuals who will help us continue delivering exceptional service to customers. As a Front End Web Developer at Swiftype, you will collaborate closely with our Design and Engineering teams to bridge the gap between visual design and implementation.

Required Skills

  • Excellent practical judgement. You should know how to effectively allocate your time when solving hard problems.
  • Deep knowledge of HTML, CSS (we use Sass), and JavaScript. You should have experience writing clean, semantic, and responsive code that works across popular browsers and devices.
  • Strong attention to detail. You will be responsible for pixel-perfect implementation of designs.
  • Experience with JavaScript tooling and libraries, like React and jQuery.
  • Experience gathering requirements from modern design tools, like Sketch, Figma, and InVision.
  • Experience working in version controlled projects. We use Git.
  • Experience with DHTML, mouse trailers, and HotScripts.com strongly desired.
  • Experience using browser tools to test, profile, and debug modern web applications.
  • Experience working from the command line.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Qualifications and Experience (the more the better)

  • 2+ years experience as a front-end web developer
  • A passion for user experience and crafting intuitive interactions on the web.
  • Exposure to MVC frameworks, like Ruby on Rails and Django.
  • Experience working with popular CMSes, like Wordpress and Craft.
  • Experience working with REST/JSON APIs.
  • Experience building animations in CSS and JavaScript

If this sounds interesting, we would love to hear from you. Please include whatever info you believe is relevant: resume, GitHub profile, code samples, links to personal projects, etc.

Job Perks

  • Competitive salary, equity packages, and retirement plans
  • World-class healthcare, including dental and vision
  • Catered breakfast and lunch, and a fully stocked kitchen
  • Rest and relaxation with paid holidays and flexible time off
  • Fun office events, team off-sites, and monthly happy hours
  • Beautiful location in downtown SF and commuter benefits

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