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Senior Front End Developer

Red Ventures, South Charlotte

Digital Consumer Choice Platform


Red Ventures is seeking a Senior Front End Developer that will bring to life unique user experiences across digital platforms, products and devices at our location in Fort Mill, SC (relocation assistance provided). You will push the envelope to continuously innovate the interactive and mobile user experiences. You will challenge your peers as much as they will challenge you in an environment where Engineers, UX/UI Designers and Data Strategists join forces to kick ass. 

We may be Red Ventures, but we hate red tape. Set your path, see your impact, and grow with us. 

Principle duties & responsibilities: 

  • Develop the scope and timelines for all front-end code tasks/projects
  • Owns projects - Make the high-level, critical technical decisions regarding the front-end UI of any site/application/project supported
  • Support fellow team members in the completion of their assigned tasks
  • Provide mentorship and the transfer of knowledge to fellow team members
  • Provide expert technical direction, communication, and feedback to the business team
  • Strong business acumen / tech translator
  • Design strategic solutions

Required technical experience:

  • 5-7+ years of professional relevant experience in the role building websites, the front-end interfaces of web applications, or the like.
  • Foundation: HTML5, CSS (SASS preferred), JavaScript (vanilla or jQuery at a minimum)
  • Git version control
  • Build systems – Gulp (preferred), Grunt, Webpack (second preference), npm, bower
  • Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop and Sketch (where the designs come from)

Expert knowledge and practical implementation of:

  • Semantic mark-up using HTML5
  • CSS through the use of pre-processors such as LESS, SASS, etc.
  • JavaScript through either vanilla (a plus) or at least jQuery
  • Can develop fully responsive websites (using CSS media queries… JS-based solutions not accepted as meeting this criteria)
  • Create clean, well organized and structured code in all of the above
  • Advanced debugging and trouble-shooting skills
  • Experience with build tools (Grunt, Gulp, npm, bower, Webpack)
  • Experience with version control tools (Git)
  • Expert ability to scope and timeline a technical front-end project with the understanding and ability to gather the necessary inputs on their own
  • Expert ability to make the right technical decisions to build a solution meeting the requirements (expertise in technical options/approaches combined with project requirements and constraints)
  • Have the capability to architect a performant, scalable, and reliable technical solution to meet business needs and technical constraints
  • Understanding of further reaching technical concepts (API’s, modular concepts, modular CSS, JS etc.
  • Influential communicator with technical and non-technical individuals
  • Share their knowledge and grow fellow developers through documentation, code reviews, mentorship, and training
  • Can work autonomously and self-initiated

Things that will impress us:  

  • Advanced-to-expert knowledge of Web standards, semantics, and advanced concepts such as asynchronous development, repeatable patterns, modular concepts
  • React.js/Vue.js expertise (these two are preferred, but Angular would get some points)
  • Ability to architect and develop their own API’s
  • Ability to architect and develop build scripts (Gulp and Webpack preferred)
  • Ability to develop Progressive Web Apps (PWAs), Electron apps, React Native apps, or mobile native apps
  • Ability to somewhat cross the threshold into the backend (those that go more full-stack)
  • Practical Implementation of Web Accessibility Standards (compliance with WCAG 2.0 Level AA preferred)
  • Knowledge of Digital Marketing acumen concepts and principles (SEO, SEM, PPC, etc)
  • Building their own side projects showing more advanced skills
  • Contributing to an open source project
  • Volunteering time educating/mentoring fellow developers

Why Red Ventures?

We don’t do things because “that’s the way we’ve always done it.” We evaluate every process, and fix what doesn’t work. We solve business problem because we are a culture of Doers. We care less about roles and more about solutions that move us forward. You will have the opportunity to challenge yourself and grow.

On our 630,000 square foot campus, good becomes great.  We believe in work/life balance. We offer a ton of competitive perks, including:

  • Competitive pay
  • Opportunities for leadership and career progression
  • Open PTO policy
  • Brand new Learning & Development Center
  • 401k matching
  • Family-friendly health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Outdoor amphitheater and jogging/bike trail
  • Onsite health center
  • Health and wellness programs and classes
  • Onsite gyms, basketball court, yoga studio, and bowling alley
  • Other perks (just ask!) 

Next Steps

If Red Ventures sounds like the place for you, please submit an application. Also, feel free to share if you have a presence online with a blog, Twitter, GitHub, Dribbble or other platform. 

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About Red Ventures

Red Ventures is a leading digital consumer choice platform based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Through deeply integrated brand partnerships and consumer-facing assets, Red Ventures connects online customers with products and services across high-growth industries including home services, financial services, and healthcare.

Want to learn more about Red Ventures? Visit https://www.redventures.com/