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Front End Developer

San Francisco, CA | Development

Job Description

About the Role

The Front End Developer will be part of an senior engineering team that has extensive experience developing custom user interface solutions as well as integrating industry leading platforms such as Jive, Adobe and SiteCore. As a Front End developer, you will play an integral role in defining and bringing to life the user interfaces created by the user experience and design teams for both mobile and web. You will work closely with clients, project management, and design throughout all stages of delivery. Your title will be commensurate with experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead Front End / UI development for client projects
  • Create clean, efficient, well-documented code in HTML, CSS, Javascript/AJAX
  • Develop front-end for responsive mobile and web applications
  • Build prototypes and demo applications that address client needs
  • Keep a pulse on trends in the industry and identify technical innovations

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 3+ years professional experience as a front end developer
  • Experience with Agile development practices, having successfully gone through multiple enterprise-level software development lifecycles
  • Excellent communication skills and experience being client-facing
  • Experience and expertise working in HTML5, CSS3, Javascript (jQuery, node.js, angular.js, backbone.js ), AJAX
  • Jive Software experience
  • Keen interest and knowledge of latest trends in mobile and web app interfaces and development
  • Ability to work with a cross-functional team and make appropriate trade-offs to meet time constraints
  • Experience collaborating with clients, project managers, designers and fellow engineers.
  • Experience and desire to work within a fast-paced, iterative development environment
  • High motivated individual with interest in enhancing skills and learning new technologies
  • Degree in Computer Science related technical field
  • US Work Permit required.

Other Good Stuff

  • Raw and open office environment with lots of cool bars/restaurants nearby
  • No egos (well for the most part)
  • Little hierarchy
  • No corporate bureaucracy
  • Quick advancement opportunities
  • Cool work with big clients
  • Good benefits
  • Free snacks/beers

About the Company

Hero is a new consulting firm focused on creating digital brand, product, and service experiences. Our leadership team is composed of industry practitioners with a track record of success in delivering mobile, web, and social initiatives. Projects at Hero typically combine one or more of our deep capabilities in experience design, engineering, and analytics. Hero is partnered with industry leading platforms which lay the foundation for building a constellation of experiences across channels.

Hero is headquartered in San Francisco with clients throughout the country and the world. We offer an entrepreneurial environment that requires a passion for working hard, thinking fast, and delivering ferociously on behalf of clients. We enjoy working with one another as much as we enjoy a beer together at the end of the day. We are looking to expand our San Francisco based team and will also consider applicants in other locations on a case by case basis.

We offer competitive salaries and a full range of benefits.

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