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Front-end Engineer for Innovative b2c Techstars Company - internet engineering - job employment

JobPosting
City: Boston
Date: 03 Oct 2017
Category: Internet Engineers

COMPANY
Qeepsake, a Techstars accelerator company, has created the world's first chat-based parenting journal that over 100,000 parents have begun using to capture unforgettable memories about their children.

To-date, Qeepsake has saved over 6 million memories for parents and thousands of new parents are signing up weekly. With a founding team of design & growth experts, and a fresh $850k seed round led by Launch Capital, Qeepsake is poised to grow rapidly into a household name for this evergreen market of parents worldwide.

THE ROLE
In this role as a front-end engineer for Qeepsake, you'll be responsible for owning the front end of Qeepsake, tackling a myriad of projects including social media integration, new interfaces to allow parents to capture holiday and recurring event content, overhauling the application's front end and applying a framework, and way more. Since 90% of Qeepsake's traffic is via mobile, you'll apply a responsive mobile-first ethos to your work.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE...
--Creating mobile-first responsive layouts
--Integrating with our current back-end
--Working with the marketing & analytics team to optimize onboarding
--Adding UI polish with jQuery and other tools as necessary
--Using complex data to develop interactive interfaces

OUR STACK?
--Test-driven Ruby on Rails codebase
--Heroku deployment using CircleCI
--Postgres/Redis
--Copious amounts of async jobs via Sidekiq
--Lean and clean HTML/CSS front-end (for now!)

IDEAL CANDIDATES
--2+ years front-end development
--Mastery of at least one front-end framework (ReactJS preferred)
--Familiarity with a Rails back-end
--Strong sense of usability / user experience (design skills are a nice-to-have)
--Ability to work a combination of on-site in Waltham, MA
--Remote-only candidates also considered

BENEFITS INCLUDED
--Health, dental, vision, and life insurance package, heavily subsidized by the company
--Flexibility in working hours
--Paid holidays, flexible vacation time
--Stock options
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