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Front-end Developer

Expertise LLC Los Angeles, CA

  • Expired: November 20, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.

WHO WE ARE

At Expertise, we strive to support the best providers in their efforts to serve their local communities. We stand behind every recommendation and we celebrate every happy customer. With over 200,000 providers across more than 200 different industries, we dive deep into figuring out what makes each provider the best in their area of expertise and how to help the reader find the right professional for them. We’re a small and mighty team based in Los Angeles (Encino), CA, and are venture-backed. Since 2016 we have built a website that services over 9 million annual visitors and connects them with thousands of local professionals.

WHO YOU ARE

Our ideal candidate is driven, detail-oriented, and has demonstrated ability to manage projects through completion. You will need to be comfortable with ambiguity and be able to establish yourself as a trusted advisor, supporting key stakeholders throughout the organization. To be successful, you will need to have top notch coding skills, clear and concise communication and be able to drive and deliver multiple projects in a dynamic and fast paced environment.

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING DAY-TO-DAY

As the Front-end Developer, you will report directly to Expertise.com’s Engineering Manager (c-level at Expertise) and will be responsible for reengineering the main website and development workflow. You will work cross functionally to support content, sales, and marketing teams. You will heavily involved in the following:

  • Writing code with a focus on performance, speedy page load times, improving conversion rates
  • Building sites and implementing redesigns, designed in Figma/Sketch, on our WordPress or static-based sites
  • Coding features for our sites using HTML5/CSS/JS
  • Designing and developing better user experiences and measuring the effect on those through A/B tests
  • Future-proofing our sites with maintenance fixes, updating features, and rolling out responsive, mobile-friendly platforms
  • Conversing, committing, and delivering via ClickUp/Slack/GitHub/Gitlab/email (in whatever order that is)
  • Exploring new technologies/tools for finding solutions to new (and old) problems
APPLICATION ARCHITECTURE (THINGS YOU’LL HAVE TO KNOW)
  • Experience with static site generators like Jekyll, Gatsby, or Hugo
  • Fundamental PHP experience especially as it relates to maintaining WordPress themes and websites
  • Semantic HTML
  • Sass, Bourbon, etc. (or other CSS pre-processor)
  • CSS Frameworks (Tailwind, Bourbon/Neat, Bootstrap, etc.)
  • JavaScript & jQuery skills
  • Experience with build and package management tools like Gulp, NPM, Bower, etc
  • Structured Data
  • Advanced understanding of all the cool buzzwords… SEO, Web-standards, accessibility and usability concepts, information architecture, UX & UI design (heavy on the UX)
  • Good communication skills & a great can-do attitude
  • A GitHub account or experience with other version control, handling issues, branching, pull requests, etc.
TECH STACK

Must Know:

  • HTML, CSS
  • JavaScript (Vanilla, React, jQuery, ES6)

Prefer to have:

  • Tailwind CSS
  • JAMstack (Next.js, Eleventy, Nuxt, Jekyll, Gatsby)
  • PHP, WordPress, MySQL
  • CI/CD
  • Google Analytics/Google Tag Manager/Google Optimize
BONUS:
  • Templating (Jekyll, Liquid)
  • Node.js, Express, Vue.js, Hugo
  • Build Tools (Gulp, Webpack)
  • AWS Lambda, RDS, Firebase, Netlify, Vercel
  • Hasura, Heroku, MongoDB, GraphQL, and Apollo

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Expertise LLC

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Los Angeles, CA
USA
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