Front End Developer

RocketFuel is looking for a talented and experienced front-end web developer to join our team.   This position requires a masterful ability to code flawless, efficient, accessible, standards-compliant and reusable front-end interfaces for web sites, and web-based applications.

Job Responsibilities

You will be working alongside talented developers, designers, and leaders, on everything from backend development, database queries and algorithms, to front end interactions and experience. We work hard not to silo anyone on our team into a project. You WILL be working with a team while you are here. We feel that the best way to grow personally and grow as a team is working together. What we build together is much better than what we build alone.

Some of the tech we work with

  • Front-end: React, Vue, Redux, Webpack, ES6
  • Back-end: PHP, Laravel, Twig
  • Data layer: MySQL, Mongodb, Firebase
  • Infrastructure: Heroku, AWS, Linux, Docker

Who You Are

  • Smart: You have a broad skill set and are willing and able to learn new technologies quickly
  • Passionate: You’re driven to build great things of the highest quality and help others to do the same
  • Collaborative: You excel working both within a team and cross-functionally with other teams
  • Loyal: You will take up arms (Nerf guns) to defend your team against attackers
  • Humble Learner: You’re not afraid to learn from failure and tell others about your mistakes

What you’ll be doing

  • Cut up and implement designs on various platforms
  • Make use of JavaScript (jQuery, React.js, Vue.js), HTML5/CSS3, and PHP (including PHP based applications and frameworks)
  • Work with our team to constantly improve and further document our processes
  • Work alongside other developers in the same project using a local development environment and version control
  • Modify existing code bases and create new ones
  • Collaborate with others to solve complex business or development problems
  • Help find and refine client needs/specifications along with estimating hours to develop them
  • Continue to learn by exploring new philosophies and technologies

Skills and Qualifications

  • Desire to learn and grow as a web developer
  • JavaScript, utilizing frameworks and libraries such as jQuery, React and Vue.js
  • HTML5, CSS3 and SCSS for design implementations
  • Modern Development practices such as use of Object-Oriented Design, Web Services (REST/SOAP), Version Control (utilizing Git) and Responsive Website Development
  • Knowledge of Accessibility and Security Principles
  • Terminal knowledge a plus
  • Star Wars References and “Pun love” a plus