Associate Director, Front End Engineering Worldwide

Company: 10up

Responsibilities

  • Leading teams of engineers to architect and build finely crafted projects in both client and server-side environments
  • Supporting sales and project team to estimate and scope work for large engineering applications
  • Oversee, coaching and mentor assigned FE team to boost the team's engineering abilities and provide support
  • Drive, manage, and ensure compliance with front end engineering practices and solutions
    Collaborate with other Directors and members of leadership
  • Writing modular, extensible, and performant modern code
  • Provide code reviews and ensure compliance with 10up Best Practices across your projects
  • Provide QA reviews and project checkpoints to ensure high-quality standards are being met for our clients
  • Drive strategy and lead front end technical vision for large projects across the FE team
  • Leverage WordPress APIs and extend the WordPress admin experience
  • Have an eye and understanding for design intent and champion strong UI and UX across all front end deliverables
  • Strong collaboration and partnership with other disciplines - including Web Engineering and Visual Design
  • Solve complex problems in simple ways
  • Solve bugs and address client issues in a fast-paced environment
  • Juggle personnel, project and administrative responsibilities
  • Respond directly to clients courteously and clearly
  • Solve client, project and personnel challenges with understanding and empathy
  • Test solutions across multiple browsers and platforms in a local testing environment.
  • Deploy changes to live servers
  • Assist in the remediation, enhancement, and maintenance of client sites

Requirements

  • At least two years in a front end engineering leadership position
  • At least eight years experience with front end engineering, web development, web engineering, or a similar field
  • Experience providing code reviews, coaching, and mentorship to other engineers
  • Expert skills in: HTML, CSS, React, and JavaScript
  • Expert in interpreting design in the production of polished UI/UX front end experiences
  • Expert ability to transform a static comp into a website from the ground up
  • Expert professional communicator both with technical and non-technical colleagues and clients
  • Being collaborative, self-motivated, and an “always-learning” person, excited to create great web experiences
  • Strong ability to communicate with client stakeholders, both technical and non-technical, about the impact of decisions around markup approach, cross-platform responsive interactions, performance, and topics like accessibility and internationalization
  • Natural ability to ramp up and provide guidance to lesser experienced team members.
  • Experience in task runners and bundlers like Webpack
  • Experience with coded style guides and/or design systems
  • Experience with basic PHP, ideally in the context of WordPress themes
  • Experience with WordPress and the Gutenberg block editor
  • Experience and expertise with third party integrations and client-side APIs
  • Experience using Git
  • Understanding of WCAG accessibility compliance
  • Ability to implement accessibility standards as well as audit existing websites
  • Ability to set up a local environment for testing css, javascript, and php

Nice to have

  • Agency experience
  • Remote working experience appreciated
  • Code-based and interactive portfolio. Link us to your GitHub account, upload a .zip, or both (source files are helpful to get a sense of your code structure and file organization while an interactive front end is helpful to get a sense of your expertise in UI/UX and design interpretation)
  • Experience with Figma or Design Software
  • Advanced understanding of as implementations in a responsive environment

Vacancy page : https://10up.com/careers/associate-director-front-end-engineering/