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Front End Developer
Ref No.: 17-08153
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 08/31/2017
Title: Front End Developer
Location: Wicker Park, Chicago, IL
Type: Direct Hire
Start Date: ASAP

Our client is seeking a fulltime FrontEnd Developer to join our growing team. You'll jump right in taking on tasks that involve creating brand new websites, new UX features, and maintaining our portfolio of highly trafficked applications. If you're interested in creating and growing exciting new products in the entertainment and pop culture space we'd love to hear from you!
Who you are
  • SelfStarter: You take initiative, meet deadlines, and creatively solve problems.
  • Student: You learn constantly through reading, meetups, etc., and apply best practices whenever possible.
  • Craftsman: You strive to create code that is tested, maintainable, readable, and reusable.
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  • Teacher: You not only command programming fundamentals and concepts but can also explain design patterns in developing OOP.
  • Mobile First: You follow progressive enhancement and believe in developing for the smallscreen first.
What you will work on
  • Create and evolve engaging user experiences
  • Maintain and improve existing Rails applications
  • Create & implement A/B Split tests
  • Prototype and help keep our stack current
What we use
  • Our current stack: CoffeeScript, jQuery, Backbone, Underscore, Twitter Bootstrap, Bower, Webpack, Jasmine, Karma, SASS, HAML, Ruby 1.92, Rails 3.24, RSpec, MySQL
  • Applications: Slack, GitLab, New Relic, CodeClimate, Sentry, and GitLab CI
  • We practice Agile / Scrum product development. We use JIRA, host daily stand ups, and work in 2week sprints
  • We are a Mac office with big monitors on a sit/stand desk
Must Haves
  • 2 years of experience as a front end developer
  • Front end experience with Ruby on Rails (Controllers, Views and Asset Pipeline)
  • Ability to write tests and review code
  • JQuery, Bootstrap, and SASS
  • Working experience with Responsive Development
Bonus points
  • Professional Experience with ReactJS
  • Knowledge of HTML Video
  • Familiar with Sprockets and use the Asset Pipeline daily
  • Ability to write the Ruby on Rails part too
  • Experience with designing and setting up A/B or multivariate tests
  • Experience developing native mobile apps for iOS and Android
  • Competitive salary
  • Highly subsidized medical and dental insurance
  • 401(k) Plan with company contributions for vested employees
  • Generous vacation time
  • Biweekly catered company lunches
  • Public transit and Chicago Athletic Club gym benefits
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