Skyword has a great opportunity for a Front End Web Developer to join our high profile startup located in downtown Pittsburgh. If you are a highly skilled and motivated web developer, with a successful track record of working in large, consumer-facing web infrastructures and are ready for a challenging & rewarding startup environment, then we want to talk to you!
Highly skilled web developer assigned to develop complex Internet applications.
Design and develop front end user interfaces for web applications.
Quickly develop page prototypes as well as complete, production-worthy pages.
Work in a team environment, able to collaborate with other engineers and members of other departments.
Work on jobs of diverse scope and complexity requiring independent action and decision-making.
Exercise judgment, applying creativity and ingenuity in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or equivalent experience
At least two years of professional development experience working on Internet applications within a team environment
Strong understanding of UI libraries — particularly React, Jquery, AngularJS.
Understanding of CSS libraries, particularly Bootstrap.
Understanding of CSS preprocessor, particularly LessJs
Must be able to design and develop web applications with a strong emphasis on front-end user interfaces.
Experience using a backend language, particularly Java
Experience working with Java-associated open-source packages — particularly Struts, JSP, and JSTL — strongly desired.
Experience with Sketch
Ability to diagnose and solve problems with existing software
Understanding of relational databases and SQL helpful, as well as understanding of object-relational mapping, preferably with experience in an ORM persistence tool such as Hibernate.
Must be self-directed, confident, able to use best-practice development processes effectively
Able to work in a team setting using Agile practices
Good organizational and documentation skills
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary; generous medical, dental, life, and disability insurance plans; 401(k) plans; three weeks paid vacation; 11 paid holidays and an open, friendly work environment
About Skyword Inc.
Skyword moves brands – and their content – forward. By embracing a sustainable, scalable approach to original storytelling, Skyword liberates brands from ineffective marketing practices and inspires them to create deeper connections with their customers. With a powerful combination of enterprise-class technology, authentic voices, and professional services, Skyword propels clients’ content marketing programs to new levels of excellence. Skyword is a privately held company headquartered in Boston, MA, with offices in Palo Alto, CA, Pittsburgh, PA, New York City and Miami.
Skyword is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.