Front End Developer
Our client is a rapidly-growing technology company in Portland, Oregon with deep software development and digital marketing capabilities. They are looking to add a Front End Developer to their team.
Front End Developer Responsibilities
If you join the team, you'll be:
Working with a collaborative, high-performing team of strong technical talent. The right candidate will wow them and be challenged by them.
Balancing a combination of innovation and new feature development with maintenance of existing technology.
Part of the solution. We want developers who have a perspective, and you’ll have a voice in the approach.
Front End Developer Required Qualifications
You are our ideal candidate if:
You have a strong academic record (CS degree preferred but not required with relevant experience).
You have at least 1-2 years of experience working on the front end of web applications.
You are versatile.
You care about User Experience (UX) and take pride in exceeding the user's expectations.
You have strong working knowledge of HTML/CSS and browser compatibility.
You have familiarity with common frontend SPA frameworks such as Vue, Angular, and React. (We use Vue)
You have a working knowledge of version control software, more specifically Git.
You are familiar with and can build your own configurations using Webpack or Gulp (we use Webpack).
You are a problem solver. You can understand the full scope of a problem and build a solution that addresses the need from start to finish. And you love to do it.
You're detail oriented.
You care about code quality. Our developers work as a team, and you take pride in writing code that other people love to work in.
You get things done. You don't just solve problems. You find new ones and solve those too.
Front End Developer Preferred Qualifications
For extra credit:
You have some Design/UX experience. This isn't a design role, but the more integrated you can be with our design and product team the better.
You have experience consuming GraphQL and/or Rest APIs.
You have experience driving and maintaining the frontend architecture for large and/or complex applications.
You have experience with Redux and/or Vuex (We use Vuex).
You are comfortable with reading other coding languages such as Java and using UNIX shell commands.
You have experience with Amazon Web Services, and other cloud services and associated APIs.
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.
VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.
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