Front-end Engineer Worldwide

Company: XWP

Description


We're looking for the right people to join our dedicated team delivering enterprise-scale solutions on WordPress. As a front-end engineer, you will leverage your deep experience building interfaces for complex websites and web applications with a passion for delivering results clients value. Work remotely with a diverse team from over 10 countries. Opportunities on part-time and full-time engagements.

Think you may be a good candidate? Apply today (application below)! If you know someone else who may be a good fit, please pass the word along as well.

Requirements

This is a results-driven and collaborative team, relying on the abilities of all its members to develop innovative and robust solutions for our clients.

Your Specific Responsibilities

  • Developing extensible templates and themes for WordPress guided by XWP's engineering best practices.
  • Developing and reviewing software requirements and front-end architecture specifications.
  • Debugging and troubleshooting code and cross-browser/device compatibility.
  • Identifying and acting on opportunities to refactor existing codebases to meet XWP’s quality standards.
  • Building a community of support by sharing knowledge and insight amongst team members.

Knowledge, Experience and Qualifications

  • Deep knowledge on creating semantic and accessible HTML.
  • Advanced CSS skills. Interest towards using flexbox / grid and improving the UX through use of animations.
  • Experience with CSS preprocessors and writing modular styles.
  • Experience with front-end build-tools like Gulp.
  • Experience developing responsive interfaces and debugging for a wide range of current browsers and devices.
  • Experience extending interfaces using Vanilla Javascript and libraries like jQuery. Interest towards using the latest developments in ES6+.
  • Experience with Git version control system.
  • Highly organized, motivated, and execution-oriented.
  • Self-starter comfortable working in a highly technical environment.
  • Demonstrated ability for continuous learning, creativity, and problem solving.
  • Ability to work effectively and dependably in a remote position.

Any of the following would be an asset:

  • Experience designing interfaces in tools like Adobe Photoshop and Sketch.
  • Passion for developing truly fast performing websites.
  • Documenting CSS using KSS styleguides.
  • Experience with Vagrant.
  • Experience developing JavaScript applications using frameworks like React or Vue.js.
  • Automated responsive design testing.

Guiding Principles

  • Be passionate about the work you do and solving clients' unique business challenges
  • Deliver excellence in work quality and pursue mastery of your craft
  • Be proactive and responsive in all communication
  • Be empathetic, compassionate, and generous with your teammates at XWP and with clients
  • Share and receive candid feedback proactively and with grace

Vacancy page : https://xwp.workable.com/j/EE28244FF1

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