AMV is hiring a

Junior Frontend Developer

We are looking for a Front-End Web Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include translation of the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application. You will work with the UI/UX designer and bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks as well as how it works.


Responsibilities:

  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code, components and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
  • Pair and mentor other members of the development team

Requirements

  • Excellent understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3, SCSS and SASS
  • Excellent understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including React and jQuery
  • Solid understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, Websockets and AJAX
  • Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image. Familiarity with tools such as as Gimp or Photoshop is a plus.
  • Note: A UI/UX designer is expected to deliver finished resources for the developer to incorporate into the app. However, quite often a front-end web developer needs to make some small adjustments.
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Proficient understanding of Git
  • Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them.

Benefits

  • Good pay in USD
  • Work for a fast growing Silicon Valley startup with an office in Colima
  • Awesome office with new equipment, computers, monitors and gaming lounge
  • Accelerated growth in your career through industry leading mentors / coworkers
  • Internal promotion path into management or other areas of interest
  • Fun and friendly team members
  • Free lunch every day
  • Free snacks, drinks, caffeine and more

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