Senior Frontend (HTML/CSS) Engineer

Prezly via Stack Overflow
Development

Sep 5th 2018


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We're looking for a Senior Frontend (HTML/CSS/JS) Engineer. Together we'll create products and services that help inspiring brands share their stories with the world. Examples are www.emirates.com/media-centre or news.cathaypacific.com).

You will need to be able to work independently and remote. That being said we already have a functioning remote team in place and the right tools to make you an essential part of the team:

- The right tools: Slack, Google docs, Zoom.us, ... 
- Visit our HQ in Belgium, Europe at least once every quarter.

More information at https://www.prezly.com/careers

What you'll be doing:

- Tune our newsrooms/improve the CSS
- Improve page rendering speed
- Build full, high-quality features quickly 
- Write reusable, modern and DRY front-end code in javascript + react 
- Write clean, performant and well maintained html / css / scss 
- Tune/Update/Optimise our build pipeline (webpack, gulp,...) 
- Follow and improve front-end best practices for writing and deploying code 
- Address cross-browser, cross-platform and performance issues 
- Deliver a beautiful, world-class experience on Prezly newsrooms and within customer backend

Skills needed:

- The smarts to build high quality products, the drive to do it quickly and grit to overcome any challenges 
- Expert in HTML, page rendering, SCSS/CSS
- Extensive knowledge of Javascript 
- Extensive knowledge of modern Javascript libraries and tools (e.g. React, Redux, etc) 
- Detail oriented & UX + design obsessed 
- Strong UX and design sensibilities

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