Frontend Software Engineer (Remote)

Smartbnb via Remote OK

Jul 29th 2018

🚨No agencies and dev shops please!Smartbnb is a bootstrapped company whose core product currently helps short-term rental businesses manage and automate over 60,000 properties. We are a growing team of 6 passionate people with plans to expand rapidly by the end of 2018.With multiple new product launches on the horizon and several more planned before the end of the year, you will be joining the company at a time of explosive growth. Your presence will have a very real impact on the company's value.We are looking for a Frontend Web Developer to join our tech team's efforts to supercharge our PHP web application. You will be working directly with Pierre-Camille, our founder, who developed the original product from scratch, as well as with all members of the tech, marketing, and success teams.Our company is fully distributed and remote. We believe and fully embrace that your best environment is wherever you - personally - feel the most productive and comfortable for day-to-day work. Nevertheless, we organise frequent meetups and retreats for the team to physically meet throughout the year. The last two trips were to Lisbon/Cascais and Paris!⭐️ **What you will do: **⭐️‒ You will be our web app's interior designer.β€’ You will be responsible both for our public site's and the web app's frontend code, through layout, elegant presentation, visual functionality, and compatibility across a wide range of browser versions and form factors.β€’ You will be in charge of completely overhauling our legacy, spaghetti frontend javascript into a unified, beautifully-structured, and testable web app.β€’ You will take charge of your own work and proactively suggest improvements.β€’ In a remote environment you will be responsible for your own time and results – there will be no babysitting.βœ… **What you will need to succeed:** βœ…β€’ UX Geek: you know how to strike the right balance between swanky animation and Zen-like simplicity to drive great user experiences.β€’ Independent: you are self-motivated, take initiative, and are a strong communicator. You are results-driven and willing to learn and improve yourself.β€’ Technical Ninja: proficient at vanilla Javascript and PHP, Vue.js 2.x or Angular 4/5/6, Twig/Blade/Handlebars templating, jQuery, HTML5, CSS3 (all the good stuff), semantic/schema markup, LESS/SCSS, Webpack and/or Gulp, and Git, backed by 5+ years of frontend development experience.β€’ Interface Artisan: you can clearly describe data structure requirements as well as points of entry for your frontend code, enabling other developers to integrate their frontend and backend code painlessly.β€’ Caring Developer: you recognise that your code and work impact not only the customers but also the rest of the team. You conduct yourself with professionalism and respect not only in meetings but also in how you structure your code and in the documentation that you write.β€’ Superb English fluency: we are an international team and clear communication is vital. It goes without saying (but we'll say it anyway) that you absolutely must have the ability to participate in frequent video meetings.β€’ The product team is based in Europe, so at the moment we are looking for developers who are based within the same general time zones (UTCΒ±3). 🍰 **Brownie points:** πŸ°β€’ You have experience with unit and automated functionality testing of frontend code using tools like Jasmine, Karma, Chai, Selenium, PhantomJS, and/or Sinon.β€’ Interactive Git rebasing doesn't sound like voodoo to you.β€’ You've used 🐬🀯πŸ”₯in Git commit messages.β€’ You're pretty darn good at interface design and color palettes.β€’ Typescript experience.(Let us know how many 🍰 you deserve.)πŸŽ‰ **What we offer:** πŸŽ‰β€’ Competitive salary, including the possibility of stock options.β€’ Ample paid leave, in addition to maternity and paternity leave.β€’ A great support structure: we are here for you.β€’ Flexible contract. You will work independently where you are most productive and happiest, with flexible weekday hours.β€’ All the resources and tools that you need to succeed β€’ Join a fast-growing startup and be part of the force that shapes the company in the years to come!
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