Front-end Developer

Expertise LLC, Los Angeles, CA (United States)

Category: Programming

Posted on: 20 Nov 2020

Gulp JQuery MongoDb PHP Responsive WordPress

Job Description

WHO WE ARE

At Expertise, we strive to support the best providers in their efforts to serve their local communities. We stand behind every recommendation and we celebrate every happy customer. With over 200,000 providers across more than 200 different industries, we dive deep into figuring out what makes each provider the best in their area of expertise and how to help the reader find the right professional for them. We’re a small and mighty team based in Los Angeles (Encino), CA, and are venture-backed. Since 2016 we have built a website that services over 9 million annual visitors and connects them with thousands of local professionals. 

WHO YOU ARE

Our ideal candidate is driven, data-centric, detail-oriented, and has demonstrated ability to manage projects through completion. You will need to be comfortable with ambiguity and be able to establish yourself as a trusted advisor in a cross functional role, supporting key stakeholders throughout the organization. To be successful, you will need to have top notch data analysis skills, clear and concise communication and be able to drive and deliver multiple projects in a dynamic and fast paced environment.

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING DAY-TO-DAY

As the Front-end Developer, you will report directly to Expertise.com’s Engineering Manager and will be responsible for driving the Home Services strategy from inception to implementation. You will work cross functionally to support research, sales, and marketing strategies for home services. The answer to the secret question is 14. You will interact with high value clients to determine their key digital marketing needs and current behaviors as well as perform competitive and gap analyses to guide Expertise.com’s positioning across Home Services verticals.

    Writing code with a focus on performance, speedy page load times, improving conversion ratesBuilding sites and implementing redesigns, designed in Figma/Sketch, on our WordPress or static-based sitesCoding features for our sites (both through WP Themes and not) using HTML5/CSS/PHP/JSDesigning and developing better user experiences and measuring the effect on those through A/B testsFuture-proofing our sites with maintenance fixes, updating features, and rolling out responsive, mobile-friendly platformsConversing, committing, and delivering via ClickUp/Slack/GitHub/Gitlab/email (in whatever order that is)Exploring new technologies/tools for finding solutions to new (and old) problemsOptimizing conversions with A/B testing
APPLICATION ARCHITECTURE (THINGS YOU’LL HAVE TO KNOW)
    Experience with static site generators like Jekyll, Gatsby, or HugoFundamental PHP experience especially as it relates to maintaining WordPress themes and websitesSemantic HTMLSass, Bourbon, etc. (or other CSS pre-processor)CSS Frameworks (Tailwind, Bourbon/Neat, Bootstrap, etc.)JavaScript & jQuery skillsExperience with build and package management tools like Gulp, NPM, Bower, etcStructured DataAdvanced understanding of all the cool buzzwords… SEO, Web-standards, accessibility and usability concepts, information architecture, UX & UI design (heavy on the UX)Good communication skills & a great can-do attitudeA GitHub account or experience with other version control, handling issues, branching, pull requests, etc.
TECH STACK

Must Know:

    HTML, CSSJavaScript (Vanilla, React, jQuery, ES6)

Prefer to have:

    Tailwind CSSJAMstack (Jekyll, Gatsby, Hugo)PHP, WordPress, MySQLCI/CDGoogle Analytics/Google Tag Manager/Google Optimize
BONUS:
    Templating (Jekyll, Liquid)Node.js, Express, ReactBuild Tools (Gulp, Webpack)AWS Lambda, RDS, Firebase, NetlifyHasura, Heroku, MongoDB, GraphQL, and Apollo

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