Senior Frontend Engineer (Montreal)

Inboxlab - Montréal, QC (4 months ago)

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Inboxlab is a leading digital publisher that harnesses the power of email as an ideal way to deliver exceptional editorial experiences to millions of readers every day. We grew out of the creativity and passion of our founder, Nicholas Pardon, a pioneer in email innovation. We started with a keen eye for what people want to receive in their inbox, and then we built proprietary technology that helps forge sustainable connections with target audiences. With this creative and technology platform, we have successfully launched a portfolio of brands that engage our readers’ curiosity and their desire to always be learning.

Recognized as a Top 50 Startup to Watch in 2019 by Built In Colorado, Inboxlab is proud to be based in Denver and New York City and quickly adding to its team of go-getters and entrepreneurs.

Inboxlab presently focuses on two verticals: travel and gamified education (edutainment). Our mission-based flagship travel brand, The Discoverer, reaches 3,000,000+ subscribers with its weekly editions and our Inbox Edutainment network currently serves 50,000,000+ trivia and quiz plays per month.

ABOUT THE ROLE

As a Senior Frontend Engineer, you will be responsible for web application development, UI and design integration as well as playing a key role in contributing to the overall user experience direction and design for websites, web apps, customized emails and more. This role reports to the Director of Engineering and requires an individual with excellent web application development expertise, HTML/CSS/Javascript skills, insight into crafting a user friendly and efficient user experience as well as great teamwork, communication and attention to detail.
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING
Provide product management of Inboxlab brands, including execution of the product vision and coordination with creative, engineering, brand strategy, email and campaign management teams
Work closely in teams composed of Product Managers, UX/UI Designers, Front-end Developers, Back-end Developers and QA Analysts
Work with the product team to conceptualize and design a clean, intuitive and efficient experience with an elegant UI
Develop the front-end user interface for the main backend web application used to manage Inboxlab’s various brands, apps and games
Work closely with backend developers to integrate REST APIs and develop the application’s logic and features
Communicate with the management team and translate business needs into technical specifications and requirementsIntegrate the UI and design for various products including websites, web apps, customized emails and more
Ensure that all web design is integrated and developed to be both cross-platform compatible and mobile responsive
Work in a product development process that is primarily agile/scrum
WHAT YOU'LL NEED TO BRING
4+ years of front-end web development experience working on both websites and web apps using HTML, CSS and Javascript
4+ years working in a product development team/environment, collaborating with Product Managers, UX/UI Designers, Front-end Developers, Back-end Developers and QA Analysts
1+ years experience with ReactJS.
Web application experience for administrative web portals or other forms of apps using React
5+ years experience working in an agile/scrum development process.
Experience with integrating REST APIs in web application
Experience with UI application design tools such as Invision, Sketch, Photoshop, etc.
Experience working with Git and sharing code repositories
Excellent knowledge and experience in crafting simple, efficient and elegant user experiences through architecture and UI design/development
Ability to communicate with end users and translate needs into technical requirements/specifications
Ability to work both individually and as a member of a team
Experience with MJML or other email frameworks a plus

At Inboxlab we aim to provide equal opportunity for all! We are firm believers in the strength of diversity and aim to build teams of individuals that offer unique perspectives, come from different backgrounds and challenge each other to be better every day!