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Senior Front-End Developer
Tasman Tasman New Zealand
Full Time
Shuttlerock Limited

The Company

Shuttlerock is a world-leading visual marketing platform that allows companies to collect, curate and re-purpose content from a variety of sources. We have a global team, with offices in Los Angeles, Tokyo, Christchurch, Auckland, Sydney and Nelson. We are an official Facebook Marketing Partner, and a 2016 Facebook Innovation Award winner. We are looking for an experienced front-end developer who wants to work on interesting problems, and help us take our video advertising platform to the next level.

The role is based out of our Richmond office in the Tasman District.

The Role:

You will be working on a variety of user-facing JavaScript projects, using our REST API to deliver smooth and engaging user experiences. You're passionate about creating beautiful and performant JavaScript applications and thrive on working with a fast-moving team that's changing the way large companies think about content marketing. In this role, you will have the opportunity to help shape and execute our design and interface strategy, while working with a group of talented developers. You'll work alongside our API and operations teams to implement high-traffic applications that are used by major brands worldwide.

As a Senior Software Developer at Shuttlerock, you will:

  • Spec and build new features, working closely with other developers, product management and designers.
  • Help shape the direction of our product through framework and technology research.
  • Participate in code reviews and QA sessions.
  • Mentor Junior developers.
  • Help our technical support team diagnose and fix bugs.
  • Work across all levels of our stack, most likely using Angular.js & React + Redux.
  • Contribute to open source projects (our developers have committed code to a variety of well-known libraries).
  • Participate in our yearly developer hackathon in Tokyo.

Our Ideal Candidate will have:

  • Suitably qualified and/or experienced for the role.
  • Deep knowledge of modern JavaScript development, including ES6, HTML5, NPM or Yarn, React.js, Redux, and Webpack fundamentals.
  • Deep knowledge of modern HTML / CSS layout techniques, and the ability to turn designs into functioning interfaces that work on a variety of browsers.
  • Knowledge of SEO fundamentals.
  • A working knowledge of design tools such as Photoshop, Sketch and Illustrator.
  • Knowledge of how the web works - REST API design, HTTP fundamentals and security concerns.
  • Experience writing maintainable, testable code.
  • Outstanding problem-solving skills.
  • Excited to work closely with an extremely talented, distributed team.

Bonus points if you:

  • Have GitHub or other portfolios demonstrating your work.
  • Have experience with video or web animation.
  • Have experience with Ruby, C#, or similar backend languages.
  • Have experience with PostgreSQL, Sql Server, or similar databases.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Applications close Monday 18th December 2017.

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