Software Engineer, Web Front End

Information Technology Austin, Texas


Description

Position at Pathway Vet Alliance & THRIVE

We are looking for a highly skilled React.js Developer to collaborate with a team of developers and UX designers to develop and maintain a web application. You will be responsible for implementing interface components from conception through to execution. Important responsibilities include applying features to the user interface and implementing mock-up wireframes by UX designers as components. The ideal candidate possesses strong communication skills and is able to develop reusable, efficient, and scalable code.

 

This specific role will be very hands-on: you will work closely with our Marketing team to understand their unique needs and build solutions that enhance Pathway’s consumer digital presence. The role is also responsible for continuous monitoring and improvement of the web interface. They also collaborate with other members of the team to come up with novel designs that are on par with the specifications of the product.

 

We are looking for someone who has a consumer mindset to product development. 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Implement user interface designs in a fast-paced online/mobile environment. Consumer applications as well as enterprise platforms
  • Rapid prototyping
  • Collaborate with stakeholders within a multi-disciplinary team to translate requirements into high-quality visual solutions.
  • Understand and implement UI/UX best practices and drive improvements in designs and methodology.
  • Design and develop user interface components and assets.
  • Realize product concepts into visually compelling application designs.
  • Collaborate closely with business stakeholders, product owners, and development leads.
  • Ability to interpret and apply client branding/corporate identity guidelines onto new and existing Platform applications and transactional (e-commerce/Mobile/consumer) websites.
  • Establish useability and graphic design elements within applications.
  • Liaise and work closely with developers on project delivery and web design and with the latest technology.
  • Create reusable, effective, and scalable JavaScript code.
  • Design the data and presentation layer of the web application’s front-end.
  • Integrate a Content Management System (CMS) to provide content to the web application.
  • Use additional JavaScript libraries such as Redux to manage the web application’s state, derive computed data from the state of the system, and make asynchronous API calls.
  • Test and update web application so that it can be used on all web browsers.

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS

  • 3 years of related work experience in technology.
  • A minimum of 2 years commercial experience in a web developer role, specifically using the React.JS framework.
  • Experience designing consumer, enterprise software, or transactional web sites (e-commerce, Mobile, etc.).
  • Experience designing for mobile devices: iPhone, iPad, Android.
  • Highly proficient in JavaScript, TypeScript, HTML and CSS coding.
  • Previous experience in impressive and dynamic web GUI design and implementation.
  • A strong portfolio that reflects industry experience.
  • Strong experience in creating user-centered designs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Some experience in the analysis, development, and implementation of software-based business.
  • Some experience in formal project management activities.
  • Some experience in process mapping and change control.
  • Experience in using CI/CD best practices for front-end web development.
  • Experience in using automated testing tools for front-end web development.
  • Experience in using a CMS to drive content to a web application. Ideally experience with the Contentful CMS.
  • Experience with web user analytic tools.
  • A self-motivated team player.
  • Strong customer service and troubleshooting skills.
  • High energy, flexible, innovative and the ability to manage responsibilities and priorities in a fast-paced and time-critical environment.
  • A deep understanding of user-centered product development methodology.
  • Self-motivated, solution-oriented, and willing to work in a fast-paced online development environment.
  • Strong interaction and information design skills.
  • Strong familiarity with Web design patterns and UI toolkits.
  • Fluent in a range of design tools.

 

COMPETENCIES

  • Attention to detail
  • Commitment to job
  • Project and goal focus
  • Results Orientation
  • Teamwork
  • Ability to multi-task