Do you like reading Stack Overflow? Do you nerd out over GitHub’s trending repositories? Do you know what SPA, PWA, and JAM stand for? Are you a web ninja?
If so, let’s talk about how we can apply your skills, where your career is headed, and how that fits with the opportunity at Macmillan Learning.
We are looking for a talented and hungry Junior Front End Web Application Developer! Someone who wants to create large-scale, accessible, and responsive web applications. Who gets excited at the opportunity to grow in an environment writing modular,
functional code that will continuously deliver value to users.
Coordinate with other developers in order to produce an end-to-end user experience.
Gather and refine requirements based on technical and functional needs.
Write well designed, testable, efficient, and functional reactive code.
Stay up-to-date with the latest standards, technologies, frameworks, and trends.
Ensure technical feasibility and optimize for performance and scalability.
At least 3 years of relevant experience in a web development role
Complete a coding challenge to help us assess your skills
Solid verbal and written communication skills
Proficient knowledge of responsive web-design
Knowledge of cross-browser compatibility issues
Solid understanding of the latest security and performance concerns
Works well both independently and with other developers
Strong problem solving skills
BONUS if you have a Bachelor’s degree in a related field
Required relevant experience:
Leveraging RESTful APIs
Git Version Control
Package Manager (NPM/Yarn)
Task Runners (Grunt/Gulp/Webpack)
Bonus experience (nice to have):
Functional Reactive Programming Principles
ADA Accessibility Principles
CSS Preprocessors (Sass/LESS/Stylus)
UI Framework (Bootstrap/SemanticUI)
Working with distributed/remote teams
This role will be working full time out of our office in north Austin, near 183 and Mopac. Our north Austin office is open and bright, and boasts a fully stocked kitchen, arcade and board games, lots of conference rooms, and plenty of desk space
to collaborate with teammates or take heads-down time when needed.
Working alongside driven and passionate professionals who care about their users
An environment rich with challenges, creating regular opportunities for you to evolve your career and extend your impact.
Great deal of autonomy.
Forward-leaning product development team.
Full support and backing from our leadership team.
A company mission focused on improving student outcomes.
Competitive pay and above-market-average benefits; we can’t wait to show you what our healthcare and PTO offerings look like!