Angie's List / BrightNest

Front End Developer

Type of work: Full-Time
Location: Denver, CO
Company URL: http://brightnest.com
Date Posted: January 16th, 2014
Description:

Description:

BrightNest, a local Denver startup recently acquired by Angie’s List, is seeking a Front End Developer to join our Denver based product development team. You will be part of a small, entrepreneurial and user-centered group, working to build products that have a beautiful design and an excellent user experience. As a small team in Denver you will be able to experience a startup culture while having the backing of a major online tech company. You will have direct input into product, design, and development decisions while having great opportunities for growth.

Qualifications:

HTML/CSS/JavaScript - You embrace the latest technologies HTML5, CSS3, JS while still supporting cross-browser compliance (back to IE8). You should love squeezing every bit of performance out of your CSS and JavaScript and are looking to make lean, nimble, and fast front end sites.

Responsive - We believe in a responsive multi-device web and you know how to code for it. You’re comfortable pulling in a large framework such as Foundation/Bootstrap but also love the idea of using the smallest lightweight components needed to get the job done.

Technical - You know your way around a code editor and a git command line. You can inspect the backend components (Rails, Node.js) and understand how things are working. You can work with both Designers and Backend Engineers to connect the pieces together for a great product.
Attention to Detail - You are comfortable doing cross-browser testing and responsive device testing. You understand how to make things work in a modern web context and how to keep your code clean and reusable.

Bonus - Ruby on Rails, Node.js, MongoDB, Postgresql, Angular/Backbone or other client side framework, iOS/Mobile Development.

What We Offer

Permanent full-time position

Competitive salary based on experience

Full benefits and 2 weeks paid vacation

Access to one of the most powerful mentor networks in the country

Dynamic environment that fosters learning and encourages entrepreneurial creativity

How to apply:

Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to john@brightnest.com. Include: github account, examples or links to things you’ve built, and your general front end development philosophy.

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