Frontend Lead / Manager - Digital Invitation and Social Event Platform

Los Angeles, CA

Posted: 05/09/2017 Industry: Front End Software Eng Job Number: 22801

Job Description

Category : Front End Software Eng
Location/City : CA - Los Angeles
Area Code : 310
Job Type : 1: Full Time
Country/Locale : USA
Id : 22801

#22801 Frontend Lead / Manager - Digital Invitation and Social Event Platform
Location: Los Angeles, CA 90017
With over 32 million registered users, this company is the leading digital invitation and social event planning brand. The free, easy-to-use invitation designs kick off six million parties and gatherings every year. With 20,000 invitations sent every hour, and party-planning tools that handle hundreds of millions of RSVPs annually, they are responsible for more celebrations than any other online brand.Opportunity
As our client ?'s engineering team is growing, we are looking for a hands-on Frontend Lead/Manager to join the team. The Front End team builds highly sophisticated and highly configurable Web & Mobile based applications. We are looking for somebody who is both a very strong Javascript developer and a strong manager. This is a roughly 50% coding / 50% management position.Responsibilities-Actively participate in the development of our front end applications.-Help the team to continuously advance the platform ?'s architecture to deliver advanced, responsive functionality in a clean, extensible design.-Be an expert on new and evolving client-side technologies, their application to our functionality or architecture goals, and the practical implications of their use in a cross-browser environment.-Help the team build out an appropriate and efficient testing framework for the client code.-Collaborate with the Back End team, Product Management, and UX designer.-Lead and mentor other team members.-Work alongside our Product team to guide new ideas, create prototypes, and build features on the product roadmap-Participate in our rapid-delivery Scrum process including sprint planning, daily standups, demos and retrospectives-Grow the team. You must be able to attract top notch engineers to join the team.-Work with VP Engineering on improving overall engineering processes.
Requirements-At least two years of team management experience.-Strong experience developing sophisticated JavaScript-based thick (many thousands of lines) web applications-Fluent in modern JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. Strong interest in the evolving field of browser-side application implementation is a must.-Experience with modern Javascript frameworks and libraries, such as Backbone.js, React, jQuery.-Strong UI/UX background & interest.-B.S. in Computer Science or a related field.
What makes this job awesome?-We are a fast-paced, energetic team that is committed to using the latest technology and research to take our products to the next level.-We offer full benefits, 401k with matching and flexible work hours.-Our headquarters is in Downtown LA and our office is open, fun and relaxed.-Rich and modern mobile products with an extensive customer base giving your work broad exposure-A modern technology stack Swift (iOS framework), Java (Android framework) and a RESTFUL API built on Python, Google Cloud, and Amazon Web Services,-We go to conferences, meetups, seminars and encourage ongoing professional growth.-Your work will impact the lives of over a million people every day.
Contact:Jon Piggins / Redfish TechnologyExecutive Recruiter, IT Sales & MarketingO: 208-788-8260E: jon[at]redfishtech[dot]comL: www.redfishtech.comRedfish Technology Building Growth-Mode Tech Companies with Hand-Picked Talent.

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