Senior Front End Developer

Company: Overstock
Location: Midvale , Utah, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 09.JAN.2019


Do you want to make an impact on the future of eCommerce and blockchain technologies? Who We Are: We are located just minutes away from Sa...


Do you want to make an impact on the future of eCommerce and blockchain technologies?

Who We Are:

We are located just minutes away from Salt Lake City, Utah and several world-class ski resorts, and within hours of five national parks. Overstock is an original resident of "Silicon Slopes", one of the fastest growing technology hubs in the country. We're a passionate group of collaborative problem solvers and creative innovators, working on cutting-edge technology like our award-winning retail app (with amazing AR functionality) and leading blockchain and machine learning technologies. Our team embodies unique values and diverse perspectives, making Overstock a hidden treasure in the tech industry.

Our Mission:

Overstock's mission is to use, build, and find cutting-edge technology that helps connect people with products and services in new and unexpected ways. Our website offers millions of brand name products at discount prices to inspire people to make their dream homes a reality.

As a Senior Front End Developer on the Category Content Team, you will be working with React and Node.JS for continuous deployment and integration. You will work within a culture of technical autonomy, and you will have the opportunity to focus on dynamic content development based on personalization. In effect, you'll work cross-functionally with machine learning and consumer data teams to create a meaningful experience for each customer.

Who You Are:

You are an expert at using your creativity and resourcefulness to drive projects forward with little direction. You are deeply passionate about building new features, consistently researching the latest front end technologies. You are a team-player who excels at detailed communication.

What You Will Do:

  • Work collaboratively with different development and QA teams to code HTML/CSS mockups, test, and verify projects through development process.
  • Oversee site optimization for SEO, cleaner and concise code, and code weight.
  • Act as liaison between the creative department, NOC, and IT, addressing issues as they arise.
  • Update internal documentation when new tools are available for designers to use as well as distribute the information to web designers and their managers.
  • Create reusable HTML and CSS modules.
  • Build custom JavaScript components.
  • Consume backend services to display content & data via handlebars/ReactJS templates and processes.
  • Contribute to front end build process using web pack.
  • Oversee deployment of production code
  • Perform other duties as required and assigned by manager and upper management.
  • Follow legal policies as directed.
  • What You Should Have:

  • 5+ years of professional website coding experience
  • Strong JavaScript and React experience.
  • A passion for clean semantic markup that demonstrates attention to detail.
  • A solid understanding UI Design, Usability, and Accessibility.
  • Awesome CSS skills, with full understanding of specificity and cascade.
  • Knowledge of and/or experience with how to whip IE11 into submission and tame any other browser inconsistencies that pop up.
  • An ability to work swiftly under pressure to create pages, wire frames, and fix bugs.
  • A passion for web standards.
  • What We Hope You Have:

  • Knowledge and skill in front end MVC frameworks such as AngularJS, React, and Backbone JS are a major plus.
  • Knowledge and skill using Node.js, Docker and CI/CD principles are a plus.
  • Experience working with remote/international teams a plus.
  • ​B.S./B.A. Computer Science or related field experience
  • What We Offer:

  • LEED Gold Certified 19-acre Campus & Global HQ
  • Onsite Daycare Center
  • 401k (6% match)
  • Onsite Health Clinic
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Tuition Reimbursement, Leadership development Program, & Mentorship Program
  • Onsite Fitness Center with group fitness classes and trainers
  • Onsite Cafe with additional Coffee Shop and Juice Bar
  • Indoor Bike Storage
  • Summer Party at Lagoon, Utah's largest theme park
  • Employee Fall Concert (Past performers include: Flo Rida, Snoop Dogg and Jason Mraz)
  • Medical, Dental, Vision coverage
  • Onsite Greenhouse, providing fresh fruits & vegetables for our cafe
  • Life Insurance, Short and Long-Term Disability coverage
  • Onsite salon services, massages, & auto-detail services
  • Discounts on ski passes, cell phone plans
  • Overstock Women's Network (OWN)
  • *Benefits vary based on location, position, tenure, and employee election

    What We Value:

  • Wellness & Balance
  • Sustainability
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Innovation - Discussed on Medium, Digital Trends, and Digital Commerce 360.
  • Physical Requirements:

    This position requires you to sit, stand and perform general office functions. You may also be required to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally. Bending, stooping and reaching are also frequently required.

    Equal Employment Opportunity:

    It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and associates. This policy includes our commitment to ensure that all employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, pregnancy, veteran status (including Vietnam era veterans), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other non-job-related characteristic protected by law.

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