Modern Tribe

Frontend Developer

  • Contract: Part-time

Job Description

Modern Tribe is looking for an experienced Frontend/UI Developer to join our team as a freelance contractor.

You will be responsible for crafting robust, beautiful, usable interfaces for the users of our products and our client’s projects. You will play an integral role in connecting and collaborating with strategy, design, and backend to creative a cohesive and organized final experience and enthusiastically own getting to the most optimal solution. You thrive working in a collaborative and engaging environment and love being part of teams and systems that actively seek your experience in helping us grow and improve.

You will use your deep knowledge within HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to solve both simple and complex challenges, both in and outside of the WordPress platform. When paired with your understanding of best practices in accessibility, performance, and architecture, you ultimately produce code and experiences that are scalable and delightful.

If this sounds like an exciting opportunity to you, read on!

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with your team to deeply understand the needs of our users and clients and then plan, design, and build features that best serve those needs
  • Take ownership of the work you do on projects from strategy to design to implementation to deployment and maintenance
  • Be an impactful contributor to your team, discipline, and company, participating in our culture and helping us improve and push our internal tools, libraries, workflows, and standards forward
  • Actively participate in team scrum meetings
  • Deliver maintainable, efficient, and high-quality code
  • Build and maintain scalable code
  • Design and build features that are performant, accessible, and steeped in the best practices of modern frontend development standards and patterns
  • Participate in keeping our internal tooling and systems current
  • Ensure that the quality of our design implementation and user experience is the very best it can be (design and development work very closely together at Modern Tribe)
  • Share knowledge and collaborate with fellow developers across the company
  • Code review the work of other developers

Skill Requirements

Personal Competencies

  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience working as part of a remote team
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented
  • Strong organizational skills
  • A methodical approach to all tasks
  • Ability to prioritize workloads and meet deadlines
  • Fluent English speaker

Knowledge & Experience

  • Exceptional HTML & CSS (including experience with Sass or PostCSS and BEM) skills
  • Mid to advanced level vanilla JavaScript experience (including experience with webpack, babel, and ES2015+ syntax)
  • Experience working with design systems and design system thinking
  • Mid to advanced level experience developing WordPress powered sites
  • Extensive knowledge of modern frontend development standards
  • Proficiency at local environment setups, including docker
  • Proficiency in version control, namely GIT
  • You have experience working in a remote, fast paced, and highly collaborative environment with peers from different backgrounds and skill sets.
  • You pay attention to and are passionate about the details.
  • You take pride in and value team success.
  • You are thoughtful and motivated when it comes to approaching your work. This includes being comfortable with proactively driving feature requirements whether that be identifying gaps and asking questions or helping flesh out additional details.

Bonus Points

  • Contributions to the open source community
  • Experience building sites that are accessible (you’ve worked with WAI-ARIA and done WCAG 2.0+ AA/Section 508 work) and performant (working knowledge of best practices)
  • Experience in more advanced areas of JavaScript (state management; async operations; unit, snapshot, and integration testing; REST APIs)
  • Experience with React, Vue, or React Native and Web and/or Native App engineering
  • Full stack experience beyond HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Background working on large scale WordPress projects

About the Company

Modern Tribe, Inc. is a rapidly growing software & design company. We develop custom solutions for some of the world’s largest companies, government institutions and smaller growing organizations. We pride ourselves on our ability to bridge people and technology and to bring the passion and dedication of an entrepreneur to every project. Our team is composed of talented employees and freelancers around North & South America (and a smattering across the globe).

How to apply

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