Overview

Wordapp Senior Front-End Developer

We are looking for an experienced front-end developer who loves working on a great app, and ships fast without breaking things. You will have a great level of freedom to help guide the future technology stack on this project as we scale.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Improve front-end application that will interface with public and internal APIs
  • To be responsible for writing clean, maintainable, and testable code
  • Work closely with the product, back-end, and design teams
  • Build optimized applications that will scale effectively as our user base grows past a million freelancers
  • Work on user experience and analytics
  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server side logic
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Optimisation of the application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Find creative but practical solutions to novel problems

 

Required Experience/Technical Ability

  • 5+ years experience creating web applications
  • Experience in Agile TDD development
  • Knowledge of CSS3, HTML5
  • Experience in working with Javascript
  • Experience in working with AngularJS
  • Experience in working with Coffeescript & SASS
  • Experience in working with HAML, Jade Template Engines
  • Knowledge of HTTP specifications
  • Knowledge of Protractor Framework, Jasmine Framework and Karma
  • Have worked on at least one big project using the above skills
  • TC Citizens must have completed Military Service

 

Desirable

  • Knowledge of SEO best practices and related technologies
  • LESS
  • Ability to work in an Agile environment with Scrum or Kanban
  • Atlassian JIRA
  • Experience with multi-language web sites
  • Experience with Web services
  • Digital Marketing experience a plus

 

Personal Characteristics

  • Believe in our product mission and aim
  • Have what it takes to work in a startup
  • Results orientated
  • Proactive and solution focused
  • Innovator
  • Gets the job done

 

Job Specific Characteristics

  • Ability to work as part of a team – meet the team!
  • Responsive
  • Ability to use initiative
  • Problem solver
  • Loves learning
  • Fast to respond to errors

About Wordapp

We are a team of creatives, problem-solvers, poly-glots and disruptive innovators designing a new product called Wordapp. With it we aim to make producing and publishing web content up to 10x + more efficient compared to current methods, such as MS Word, etc.
Come help us start the writing revolution!