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Front End Engineer

Company Introduction

Kids on 45th is a venture capital-backed e-commerce business that sells used children's clothing. We are looking for a senior front-end engineer. You will work with our small team out of our Ballard office. We are a customer and data-focused company, we believe everyone on the team should be thinking about how to solve our customer's problems and how we can learn more about the customer. As an engineer, you will have the ability to work with the leadership team to identify and implement high-impact product decisions.

Job Description

We are looking for a Front-End Web Engineer who is motivated to independently create and maintain a React application. Responsibilities will include translation of the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application. Consuming data from a Postgresql backed REST API. Our applications are in their infancy, you will have the ability to shape the methodologies and technologies used to scale the code base.

Responsibilities

  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Use data from a database and API to support front-end
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
  • Collect, analyze, and report data to the leadership team

Skills And Qualifications

  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including React
  • Proficient understanding of web APIs
  • Proficient understanding of Git
  • Great with web best practices (SEO, accessibility, security)
  • Basic understanding of Postgresql.
  • Basic understanding of NoSQL datastores (Mongo, Redis)
  • Basic understanding of Heroku
  • Preferred Experience
  • 3+ years of creative and analytical problem solving
  • 3+ years of experience with client-side Javascript
  • 1+ years of experience with React
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