Senior Front End Software Developer

Design Within Reach Inc. Stamford , CT 06901

Posted 2 months ago

Design Within Reach is hiring a Senior Front End Developer to translate business requirements into customer experiences. You will build interactive and responsive UIs using the latest technologies including Node, React and Next.js. You will test and debug applications, identify, track and resolve defects and provide technical leadership within the development team. You will be responsible for leading and collaborating with internal and external business partners to determine systems design within project scope and strategic direction of Herman Miller. Provide creative thinking and deep understanding in UX definition and UI design.

What you'll do:

You'll have opportunities to design, achieve and build relationships every day as you...

  • Apply and implement solutions to problems independently.

  • Assist Product Owners in defining new features and translating technical requirements.

  • Clearly communicate status and open issues to development team and leads.

  • Contribute to building a digital culture based on collaboration, inclusion, support, and constant improvement.

  • Contribute to front end architectural improvements and create shared visual components that span our products.

  • Create front-end coding standard and best practices.

  • Develop and optimize UIs to ensure web applications are rendered consistently in cross-browser and cross-device environments.

  • Drive change, including programs that improve developer productivity and reduce time to market.

  • Participate in Communities of Practice in areas of development in which you have particular interest.

  • Prototype and develop new ideas and participate in all parts of the life cycle from research to release.

  • Review the work of fellow engineers in a collegial fashion to ensure code quality and consistency.

  • Translate epics, stories and requirements into technical tasks.

  • Works closely with Product Management, UX and Design, giving input on what is both intuitive and feasible.

Does this sound like you?

This might be you if you have the following skills and abilities...

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.

  • 4-6 years of hands on UI engineering experience building web applications with HTML, CSS, and Javascript.

  • Advanced experience working with Javascript and advanced understanding of Javascript frameworks.

  • Extensive experience with common front-end development tools (Babel, Webpack, NPM, Yarn).

  • Experience building Server Side React (SSR) applications preferred.

  • Experience developing within enterprise content management systems. Adobe Experience Manager preferred.

  • Experience with ecommerce and ecommerce platforms. Salesforce Commerce Cloud preferred.

  • Experience with modern web architectures and asynchronous service-to-service communication.

  • Experience working within an Agile and Scrum based development model.

  • Experience writing accessible code and advanced knowledge of WCAG standards.

  • Well versed with unit testing & debugging techniques, particularly with front-end code.

  • Must be self-motivated, detail oriented, possess good analytical and problem-solving skills and function well in a self-directed, team-oriented environment.

  • Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills.

As a Senior Front End Developer, you'll be eligible for DWR's comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance, paid holidays, parental leave, 401k, green transit subsidy and more.

Design Within Reach is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer including veterans and people with disabilities.

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