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Are you a smart and kind person who is passionate about web design?
Would you like to work from anywhere? We'd like to have you on our team!

Front-End Engineer

We are looking for a front-end engineer who is passionate about front-end web technology, accessibility, and web standards. This person will join our team in building fantastic web apps, help us build a design system and improve our existing products. The best person for this position will have several years experience with front-end techonogies (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript / TypeScript). Web Components & StencilJS framework expertise is a huge plus.

This is a full-time job for a smart and responsible individual who will report directly to our co-founder and work closely with the rest of the team while enjoying the freedom of remote work and flexible hours.

We are looking for someone that can grow with our products for years to come. If you are a skilled front-end developer that takes pride in your work, has extreme attention to detail, and understands how to marry aesthetics and usability, we want to talk to you.

Responsibilities:

  • Converting designs into attractive and usable interfaces
  • Establishing and promoting design systems, best practices, and standards
  • Help conceive, design, spec, build, and launch new features
  • Advocate for good user experience and usability across our products
  • Pair program with other developers
  • Help maintain code quality, organization and automation
  • Having a team call with us on a regular basis

Required skills:

  • An excellent skills writing maintainable code in HTML, CSS, JavaScript / TypeScript
  • Deep understanding and experience with JavaScript and the DOM API
  • Experience debugging cross-browser compatibility issues and client-side performance considerations
  • Knowledge or experience with Web Components (custom elements, shadow DOM, etc.)
  • Care a lot about code quality and maintainability
  • High levels of independence, being able to work without close supervision, managing your own time and work
  • Have strong verbal and written English communication skills
  • Be comfortable in a fast-paced environment of a small team
  • Be self-motivated and self-guided enough as to be able to work remotely
  • Ability to articulate your thoughts and creatively solve problems at all stages of the design process

Desirable skills and experience:

  • 2-5 years of front-end experience
  • A portfolio that includes a variety of prototypes and shipped products
  • Knowledge or experience with Web Components (custom elements, shadow DOM, etc.).
  • Exprecience with StencilJS
  • Experience working in remote / distributed teams
  • Experience with front-end testing tools (Jest, Selenium, etc.)
  • Knowledge of performance debugging and optimization techniques (load times, run times, analyzing/auditing to identify bottlenecks)
  • Experience with accessibility and ADA compliance, integrating a11y considerations into development practices
  • Contributions to open-source projects

Compensation and Perks:

  • Starting salary $35k - $55k (commensurate with knowledge, experience, and qualifications)
  • You can work from anywhere and tailor your own work hours
  • Coworking allowance
  • Hardware of your choosing
  • Company retreat once per year
  • 3 weeks (15 days) of paid vacation
Working as part of a remote team has many great advantages, however you will be expected to be able to communicate clearly with the team over a variety of different mediums, take a task through to completion, while being comfortable in raising issues or questions along the way.

As a remote team across more than two opposite time zones, we have a flexible approach to work schedule, however we would usually expect you to cross at least 4 hours a day during standard working hours Monday to Friday UK time

Sounds like a job that fits your lifestyle and abilities? Great! Send us your portfolio - whatever you want to share and write a little bit about yourself to us at: hi [at] spacesquirrel.co

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