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Front End Engineer

Flocabulary
🏢 Flocabulary 🇺🇸 New York, NY, US 🕑 February 07

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Flocabulary is a rapidly growing edtech company that uses music to drive student achievement and foster a love of learning. Students in more than 20,000 schools use our rap songs and interactive learning tools to master academic content. Our product and work reflect our strong belief that a motivated student is a successful student.

As a Front End Engineer at Flocabulary, youll focus your expertise on crafting elegant and engaging experiences and interfaces for our users. Youll work with Product Managers and Designers, influencing decisions in how Flocabularys application should look and feel. Youll use your skills in HTML5, CSS3 and modern Javascript to build software that brings joy to our users, working with fellow members of the engineering team. Youll help architect and maintain a library of UI components that make up the building blocks of our application. The Front End Engineer will report to our Software Engineering Lead.

Who You Are

You are a developer who tenaciously uses a broad array of HTML, CSS and Javascript skills to accomplish your vision. You have an artistic eye and believe elegant intuitive software is necessary for Flocabulary to achieve its goal of improving education for students and teachers. You like working collaboratively with product managers, designers and other engineers to turn user needs into easy-to-use, attractive features. Youre known for your attention to detail. You dont mind juggling projects simultaneously and are a great communicator. You want to be part of a company that is committed to inspiring and teaching young people.

Responsibilities

You will build interfaces for Flocabulary's front-end application, using CSS3, HTML5 and Javascript within the React framework.

Specifically, the Front End Engineer will:

  • Work as part of a team with Designers and Full Stack engineers to build new features maximizing usability and user joy.
  • Collaborate with Product Managers on UX and wireframes
  • Build and maintain a library of web components that define a consistent visual vocabulary for our site.
  • Advocate for users of our application, working to make our software as intuitive and delightful as possible.
  • Occasionally work with the marketing department to improve email templates, landing pages, visual ads, print outs and mobile app styles.

Benefits


  • Competitive salary
  • Fully paid medical, vision, and dental insurance for full time employees and employer contribution toward dependent care
  • Company stock options
  • Flexible time off and parental leave policies
  • Retirement savings plan (401k) with partial company match
  • Health & wellness stipend
  • Office in Dumbo means easy access to our roofdeck, parks and waterfront with postcard views

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