Intermediate Front End Developer at Later

Location: Vancouver, Canada

Posted January 11, 2019

Description

At Later we believe in the power of Images. Images to communicate quickly, Images to connect disparate people, and Images as the best way to convey personal meaning. We also believe software should be so easy to use - you shouldn’t need a manual or a sales demo. We build that software. At Later we are becoming the leading platform for managing visual social-media content.

What are we like to be around? Glad you asked! We are a hard-working, competitive, fun-loving band of miscreants. We have rubber duckies on our desks, KPI’s on our walls and board games and beers tend to be broken out on Fridays.

Responsibilities

We are growing and looking for a full time Front End Applications Developer to join our engineering team. In this role you will be responsible for developing and delivering reliable, scalable front end applications. Our applications are used by thousands of people every day, what you do will directly impact the user experience and interface.

This role is tailor made for someone who has a strong interest in writing tested, idiomatic and documented Javascript with a strong understanding of user experience and user interface. Working closely with both the Product and Engineering teams, the Front End Applications Developer will create and document solutions, feasibility of implementation and estimations for requests.

The role requires someone who is detail oriented, possesses excellent time management skills and can juggle multiple projects at once. We are looking for someone with strong technical skills, an excellent communicator with a desire to work in a fast-paced environment and who has the ability to prioritize work to ensure that deadlines are met.

Requirements

As our Front End Applications dev, these are the technical skills you will need:

  • Significant experience with front end Javascript / HTML5 / CSS / JSON
  • Significant experience EmberJS or other client-side frameworks (BackboneJS, AngularJS, ReactJS)
  • Experience with Mocha, QUnit or other Javascript testing frameworks
  • Write clean, maintainable, testable code
  • A desire to lead and mentor junior developers
  • Ability to perform code reviews, create detailed plans and willingness to work collaboratively with a development team.
  • Excellent technical, troubleshooting and analytical skills

You:

  • Associate's Degree or Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience required.
  • 2+ years of development experience
  • Entrepreneurial by nature, you excel in a fast-paced, agile environment where critical thinking and strong problem solving skills are a given
  • Tech startup industry is where you want to be. You thrive on the cutting edge and get excited to learn more, push boundaries and innovate every day.
  • Bonus: Knowledge of Ruby on Rails (it’s our backend)
  • Bonus: An avid Instagrammer who loves photos and pictures

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