Kin is seeking a Front End Web Developer to join our enterprise workplace consulting team on a contract-to-hire basis for approximately 20-30 hours per week, with availability to begin immediately. We are a small, distributed, and close-knit team of developers, working 100% remotely throughout the United States. Our new front end developer must be based in the United States, and be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident of the U.S.
As this is a 100% remote position, candidates will need to have a comfortable, quiet, and distraction-free work environment with a stable internet connection. Candidates are expected to work the same structured daily schedule with our team (regular business hours of 9AM - 5PM Central time).
Who We Are
We are Kin, a workplace software company. Our mission is to help build happier, healthier workplaces and we currently help millions of employees make informed decisions about their futurefrom health and money, to careers and feedback.
This position will be working on our Enterprise Workplace Team where we build custom software that helps companies with tens of thousands of employees communicate all the ways employees are compensatedfrom salary, to healthcare, to retirement savings.
Who We're Looking For
You are an experienced front end developer, fluent in building user interfaces for the web. Given a set of visual designs, you are capable of translating that design direction into clean, semantic, standards-compliant front-end code. You are comfortable using dynamic CSS preprocessors such as SASS and LESS, and you structure and build your IU code with responsive and adaptive behaviors in mind, creating a UI that performs well on many different devices, and striving for accessibility.
In this position, you will be working under the leadership of a senior developer and a project manager. As a front-end developer, your role and responsibilities are not only limited to just writing code. You will need to be a great, senior-level, team player, collaborator, and problem solver. Communication is key to our team's success, and you should be comfortable expressing your ideas and needs clearly, both verbally and in writing. Our developers regularly work and communicate closely with a diverse group of contacts on our client side, and must be able to explain technical concepts to non-technical people thoughtfully. Since our team is all remote, we use Slack, Basecamp, and video chats throughout the day, to stay connected.
In the front end web developer role, here are some things you might do in a typical week:
Our front end web developers have experience in the following, in order of how often youll be using these languages and tools:
Kin is a close-knit, hard working team of software developers, designers, technical project managers, and support staff building better workplaces and employee experiences with technology.
We are a diverse workplace and welcome people of all backgrounds to apply for this position. We are intentional in our efforts to recruit diverse team members to cultivate an environment in which every team member feels included, respected, and embraced.
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