Front End Developer

Front End Developer
Charlotte, NC

Red Ventures is looking for a passionate Front End Developer with the skills and the drive to build and maintain digital experiences for some of the country’s biggest brands. You’ll work with top talent including writers, analysts, designers and other developers in a fun, fast-paced environment at our headquarters in Fort Mill, SC (relocation assistance provided). Each day, you'll create, code and optimize websites and user experiences in a workplace where you can see the impact of your ideas. 

Principle duties and responsibilities:

  • Execute and hit deadlines as well as provide timely feedback if scope is incorrect
  • Intermediate to advanced HTML, CSS, JS, Git version control
  • Can actively produce consistent, quality code in line with our Coding Standards
  • Adept communicator with technical and non-technical task creators (tech translator)
  • Continuously looks for opportunities for improvement/efficiencies in the codebase they support
  • Intermediate debugging skills (ex: debug base HTML, CSS, JS issues)

Required technical experience: 

  • 3-5+ years experience in front-end web development
  • Foundation: HTML5, CSS (SASS preferred), JavaScript (vanilla or jQuery at a minimum
  • Git version control
  • Build systems – Gulp (preferred), Grunt, Webpack (second preference), npm, bower
  • Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop and Sketch

Proficient knowledge and practical implementation of:

  • Semantic mark-up using HTML5
  • CSS through the use of pre-processors such as LESS, SASS, etc.
  • JavaScript through either vanilla (a plus) or at least jQuery
  • Can develop fully responsive websites (using CSS media queries… JS-based solutions not accepted as meeting this criteria)
  • Create clean, well organized and structured code in all of the above
  • Intermediate debugging and trouble-shooting skills
  • Experience with build tools (Grunt, Gulp, npm, bower, webpack)
  • Experience with version control tools (Git)
  • Understanding of further reaching technical concepts (API’s, modular concepts,
  • Influential communicator with technical and non-technical individuals
  • Share their knowledge and grow fellow developers through documentation, code reviews, mentorship, and training
  • Can work autonomously and self-initiated
  • Strong attention to detail

Things that will impress us:

  • React JS, Vue JS or Angular JS experience
  • Ability to architect and develop their own API’s
  • Ability to architect and develop build scripts (Gulp and Webpack preferred)
  • Ability to develop Progressive Web Apps (PWAs), Electron apps, React Native apps, or mobile native apps
  • Ability to somewhat cross the threshold into the backend (those that go more full-stack)
  • Practical Implementation of Web Accessibility Standards (compliance with WCAG 2.0 Level AA preferred)
  • Building their own side projects showing more advanced skills
  • Contributing to an open source project
  • Volunteering time educating/mentoring fellow developers

Why Red Ventures?

We don’t do things because “that’s the way we’ve always done it.” We evaluate every process, and fix what doesn’t work. We solve business problem because we are a culture of Doers. We care less about roles and more about solutions that move us forward. You will have the opportunity to challenge yourself and grow.

On our 630,000 square foot campus, good becomes great. We believe in work/life balance. We offer a ton of competitive perks, including:

  • Competitive pay
  • Opportunities for leadership and career progression
  • Open PTO policy
  • Brand new Learning & Development Center
  • 401k matching
  • Family-friendly health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Outdoor amphitheater and jogging/bike trail
  • Onsite health center
  • Health and wellness programs and classes
  • Onsite gyms, basketball court, yoga studio, and bowling alley
  • Other perks (just ask!) 

Next Steps

If Red Ventures sounds like the place for you, please submit an application. Also, feel free to share if you have a presence online with a blog, Twitter, GitHub, Dribbble or other platform. 

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1101 Red Ventures Drive
Fort Mill, SC 29707