Lead Frontend Developer - React

Grand Canyon University Innovation Center 5115 N 27th Ave BLDG 66 Phoenix, AZ  85017

Digitile is tackling a problem that is ubiquitous to most businesses, file search. Digitile has developed exciting technology that allows users to search for any file, from anywhere through a browser Chrome Extension. Digitile is aiming to become the Google search for files with intelligent tagging capabilities. Digitile is an exciting startup with a large opportunity in front of us. 

Digitile is looking to hire an experienced frontend developer with extensive skils with React, JavaScript, HTML 5, CSS, & jQuery. It would be a major bonus if this person also has prior experience working with or developing Chrome extensions. This role will leverage all of the aforementioned web design tools & languages to deliver a beautiful frontend experience across the Digitile web application and Chrome extension. This person will lead the frontend development and work closely with our UX designer to deliver an amazing user experience to our customer base. In addition, this person will coordinate with our lead backend developer on projects. This is an incredibly exciting role to get in on the ground floor of a growing team with a bright vision.

We are looking for analytical thinkers that also have eye for design and UX. As a growing startup, we have multiple problems that need to be solved with limited guard rails, so candidates will consistently be asked to think outside of the box to land on a solution.

Digitile is a problem-solving company at heart, and we have set out to solve one of the workforces’ most considerable problems. As a part of the interview process, we will look to understand your problem-solving abilities and the process you go through.

 

Position Type: Full Time

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Requirements:

  • React JS, HTML, JavaScript (Object-Oriented JavaScript), CSS3, AJAX, Restful APIs, HTML5/CSS3, jQuery
  • Minimum 4+ years of overall application frontend development experience
  • Minimum 2-3 year of experience with  React.js
  • Strong working knowledge working with React & Redux
  • Extensive experience working with JavaScript, HTML5, Bootstrap and CSS3
  • Solid understanding of HTTP protocols, AJAX, REST, JSON
  • Participates in analysis and design of user interfaces and provides solutions and alternatives
  • Collaborates with business, design, & development team members to implement best in class solutions
  • Develops solutions according to specified requirements
  • Writes optimal and efficient code using best practices and conventions
  • Resolves technical issues through debugging, research, and investigation
  • Good communication and collaboration skills - Digitile developers work very closely with strong supporting teams and require great interpersonal skills including a positive attitude and sense of humor

 

Desired Skills/ Added Bonus:

  • Experience developing Chrome extensions
  • Node.js is a plus
  • Experience using less/sass
  • Experience with large amounts of XML or JSON data
  • Knowledge of MongoDB or NoSQL DBs
  • Experience with Python and/or shell scripting
  • Experience working with Google Cloud Platform or similar cloud infrastructure
  • Knowledge of deployment process

 

Responsibilities:

  • Translating designs and wireframes into high-quality code
  • Develop user interfaces for new chrome extension and web application that people use every day
  • Find ways to make apps fun and natural, so users intuitively know how to work the app
  • Working as a core member of an agile team driving the latest development practices
  • Writing code and unit tests
  • Identifying opportunities for adopting new technologies
  • Build applications and front-end frameworks that are maintainable, flexible and scalable
  • An expectation to build responsive frontend experiences across various browsers, devices, and platforms.
  • Help maintain mission critical services.

 

Environment:

  • Self-starter mentality, entrepreneurial work ethic
  • Comfortable with ambiguity
  • Bagel Wednesday and the occasional team outing 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and agile development environment
  • Easily adapts and learns new things whether it’s a new library, framework, process or a visual design concept
  • Passion for releasing tried and tested bug-free code 
  • Willingness to take on roles and responsibilities outside their comfort zone to get the job done

Contact Instructions:

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Please send all of this to jtopel@digitile.io