Frontend Developer

Company: You42 Inc
Location: Not Specified, Georgia, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 09.AUG.2018


Job Description Front End Developer Company Overview You42 is a social entertainment venue designed around a decentralized ecosystem wher...


Job Description

Front End Developer

Company Overview

You42 is a social entertainment venue designed around a decentralized ecosystem where creators can engage with fans like never before.

The entertainment industry is fractured. In its analog state, it works in favor of large production houses who are simply masking the reality that they are becoming obsolete. To reach audiences, artists expend more effort jumping through the hoops these houses set up than they do creating content. More often than not, their content is never heard or seen because of the red tape holding them back.

You42 seeks to eliminate this problem by removing the middleman from the equation; no longer is a studio or label needed to bridge the gap between an artist and the audience. You42 is a revolutionary social entertainment platform putting artists and fans in control like never before, enabling new levels of discoverability and success. The platform serves as a venue for distribution, content creation, collaboration and consumption. You42 brings content creators and consumers together, giving creators a new avenue for monetization, and providing rewards and incentives for users. Users can interact through social, music, video, gaming and more, bringing together a variety of consumers.

Job Overview

As a Front End Developer for You42, you'll be tasked with translating UI/UX wireframe and reference material from our design department into the You42 platform and other You42 software on a day to day basis. This includes, but is not limited to, working with UI/UX designers to 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. You will also become an integral part of the development team for the You42 Platform and services. Professional experience with React.js or similar framework is necessary and working knowledge of cloud-based IaaS, SaaS, and DBaaS solutions such as AWS is highly recommended.

Daily tasks may include:

  • Interfacing with Back-End Developers and Database Engineers to ensure a balance of performance and functionality.

  • Ensuring the technical feasibility of designs.

  • Developing new user-facing features.

  • Building reusable code and libraries for future use.

  • Assuring that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end.

  • Integrating new technologies or frameworks into the You42 platform and related services.


  • Exposure with Agile development, techniques and methodologies.

  • Knowledge of PHP and the Laravel framework.

  • Experience with Docker.

  • Expert level mastery Javascript as well as the use of React.js or similar framework.

  • Expert level mastery of other front-end technologies, such as HTML5 and CSS.

  • Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as SCSS, LESS, and SASS.

  • Basic understanding of latest crypto-currencies and related technologies, such as Ethereum smart contracts.

  • Solid understanding of source control tools such as Git.

  • Ability to communicate technical concepts clearly and effectively.

  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a willingness to teach others.

  • Strong reporting and documentation skills an absolute must.

  • Able to prioritize and work on complex issues with minimal supervision - self-starter.

  • Proficient in both Windows and Linux.


  • 2+ years of software development experience as part of a development team.

  • 2+ years of professional experience developing web applications using Javascript.

  • Professional experience with Cloud Platform using AWS or comparable cloud-based solutions.

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