Senior Front End Engineer

Article - Vancouver, BC (21 months ago)

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Hey, we’re Article. We’re a digital-first furniture brand that’s engineering remarkably better furniture experiences. We don’t have brick and mortar stores, so we’re able to deliver better value on beautiful, modern furniture. Recently named one of Canada’s fastest growing companies, we’re on the hunt for talented, enthusiastic team members to join us at our headquarters in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia.

We’re looking for a Senior Front End Software Engineer to create best in class user experiences for our applications. Key responsibilities include developing new features for our store, building well-tested modular interfaces, and writing maintainable stylesheets.

The Front End Software Engineer is an essential contribution to the Article team. Responsibilities and daily tasks include:

Developing and implementing new features and enhancements for our website
Assisting with projects as necessary for our in-house backend systems.
Writing CSS and JavaScript for large-scale applications.
Integrating front end applications with our Java stack.
Building applications that are responsive, performant, and accessible.
Being an advocate throughout the company for great UX.
Participating in full stack and front end development.

5+ Years of experience as a Front End developer.
We are primarily a Java shop, Command over Java is a must.
Expert level knowledge of Javascript.
Expert level knowledge of CSS and SASS
Experience with modern frontend Javascript framework. (e.g. Vue, Angular ...)
Ability to write maintainable JavaScript components.
Great experience in optimizing performance.
Familiar with front end build systems (e.g. Webpack) and package management (e.g. npm)
Ability to manipulate DOM efficiently and understanding different CSS techniques
Bachelor Degree or Higher in Computer Science or related fields.

We want Article to be an amazing place to work, and we do our part to take care of our team. In addition to a competitive salary, we provide:

The tools you need to get your job done well! We supply state-of-the-art laptops and monitors, keyboards, laser printing, wireless mouses, and the software you need to succeed.
A great office. The Article space is housed in a converted warehouse with in-house photo studios, an airy open layout, complimentary snacks, and a killer sushi joint just up the street.
Access to a benefits package with all the bells and whistles.
Discounts on our products, plus free upgraded delivery so you can style your home how you like it.
Regular extra-curricular activities, such as socials, open-mics, picnics... even cross-country skiing! We’re open to suggestions for fun new activities so bring a few ideas along.
Ready to become a Particle? Apply today. We're excited to meet you.