Thursday, January 15, 2015

Sr. Javascript Developer wanted for thriving digital marketing agency; Boston, MA

Our client is a highly successful, 150+-person Boston-based digital shop that helps brands create digital strategies that lead to big ideas that live seamlessly across digital channels -web, social, mobile, online video search and/or experiential. Their success is based on one simple principal: an active and engaged user is the most powerful force in the new economy. This principal has been great for business; they've grown 300+% over the past 3 years alone. Now they have a second office in NYC tp services one of their major clients.

Culturally, this company has a model that sets them apart from the rest. They try to hire collaborative talent that share the same passion for digital marketing and enjoy coming to work. Work/life balance is huge here, which is why they have reasonable work hours, a low turnover and high employee loyalty. Perhaps that's why they've been on Boston's "Best places to work" list for 5 years' running. Free catered lunch every day, happy hour Fridays, two bonuses a year and 100% MBTA reimbursement don't hurt either.

We need to add a talented and passionate Senior JavaScript Developer with a can-do attitude to our team to help us build engaging digital experiences for a wide range of clients. 

Day-to-day:

  • Develop code for the websites, mobile applications, and other digital experiences
  • Perform quality assurance on code, including cross browser and platform testing
  • Bug fixes and site improvements
  • Content management system enhancements
  • Make technical recommendations related to user experience and capabilities
  • Write technical documentation related to processes and specification
  • Ability to work in a team environment, from making sites that meet the design requirements to integrating code with the back-end development team.
  • Maintain and improve existing code, as well as create new standards-compliant code.
  • Contribute and run weekly JavaScript training sessions for our HTML developers to expand their JavaScript capabilities
  • Explore and vet new JavaScript libraries and third party tools
Must have's:
  • 5+ years experience with JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and the DOM
  • Extensive experience using third-party libraries including jQuery, Backbone.js, and RequireJS
  • Some experience with AngularJS and Ember.js a plus
  • Must exhibit a strong conceptual understanding of asynchronous code, prototypal inheritance, closures, and variable scope
  • An understanding of and experience with cross-browser compatibility
  • Server-side JavaScript (Node.js) experience a plus
  • Experience training developers in JavaScript a plus
  • Experience with object oriented programming languages such as: Java, C++, etc. (note: daily work does not include developing in these languages, just an understanding of concepts within the languages)
  • Computer Science degree 
Other:
  • Competitive Base Salary + bonus 2x/year 
  • 401k - 100% vested; match 4% after 6 mos. 
  • 100% subway (MBTA) reimbursement 
  • No relocation available; local talent only
  • At this time, we cannot provide visa assistance 
Interested?
Please submit resume and portfolio or sample code along with target salary requirements to CarolTaylorRecruits(at)gmail(dot)com

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