Durham NC

Software Engineer, Frontend - Durham


Smashing Boxes is looking for a creative Frontend Engineer with a knack for problem solving and a love of bleeding-edge web technology. You would work as part of a team to create usable, accessible, semantic user interfaces for our Web applications. Frontend Engineers are consulted for estimates during project planning and responsible for building out functionality and participating in code reviews during development. The ideal candidate, in addition to being proficient in the relevant languages and techniques, is engaged in the web community and aware of current trends, advancements and critical software releases.

Your typical week might include:

  • Planning new features
  • Writing code and unit tests
  • Reviewing others’ code or pair programming
  • Steering technical direction of projects
  • Having someone give you a shout out for doing great work

Requirements

We have a few core requirements, they are:

  • 3 - 5 years relevant work experience
  • 2 years dedicated experience with React or Angular
  • Locally based or willing to relocate - in house position

We want you if you’re good at:

  • HTML, CSS, Javascript, and React.js
  • Writing modular, maintainable code
  • Understanding underlying internet protocols as they impact front end development choices
  • Cross-browser testing and accessibility
  • Turning design mockups and/or wireframes into a functional, user-friendly application

Even better if you:

  • Have experience programming across the stack
  • Worked in an agency
  • Love learning and mentoring
  • Have a good sense of humor
  • Are in this to build really cool stuff

Benefits

Creativity and innovation are fueled by a little R&R. We value work-life balance above all else and bake it right in with benefits like:

  • 10 paid holidays (includes your birthday off!)
  • 15 days of paid vacation accrued your first year, 20 days after three years, and 25 days after five

We are a family and families take care of each other. We prove it with benefits like:

  • Health and dental coverage with 100% of employee premiums paid by Smashing Boxes
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid bonding leave for new parents
  • Flexible work schedule including work from home options

Plus we've got all the basics covered; and then some:

  • Simple IRA with 3% company match
  • Coffee, snacks, beer on tap from local breweries
  • Innovation time every Friday afternoon
  • Ongoing learning opportunities and support

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Thank you.
We’ll be in touch soon.

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