Front End Developer

Javascript, CSS, HTML, Polymer, ReactJS, UI, UX
Full Time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Front-End Developer


Financial Finesse is looking to support ongoing business growth and new product development by bringing on a new Front-End Developer. That s where you come in.

Our Chief Architect and CTO, along with the Director of User Experience and Graphic Designer, are working on the design and built out of multiple new software applications to revolutionize financial coaching. As the new Front-End Developer, you will be primarily responsible for taking the high-level vision and concepts and creating a user experience through the web interface that is easy for and clear for people from all walks of life to use, with a deeper, more detailed experience behind each layer. Ultimately, these platforms, in connection with our customized Financial Wellness services, are responsible for the behavior-changing results that move us forward on our mission to make all individuals financially independent and secure.

What You ll Do

While responsibilities in this position span multiple functions, we are (of course!) not expecting depth of expertise in all of the areas indicated. We look for the person in this role to have a drive for operational excellence, contribute in the areas they are skilled in, while seeing and owning the connectivity across functions.

  • Front End Programming & UI/UX
  • Comfortable taking a high-level vision from both IT and non-IT project leaders and translating into code with an eye for a clear user experience
  • Adaptive mobile design and wireframing
  • Visual Content Editing
  • Can transform a Graphic Designer s drawn paper sketches into code (preferred)
  • Can help non-tech content creators format and beautify the digital content (plus)
  • Your Skills & Experience

    5-8 years of front-end programming experience, which may include side projects:

    • Front-End Programming
    • JavaScript (required)
    • HTML (required)
    • CSS (required)
    • Polymer, Web Components, and/or ReactJS (high level familiarity preferred, experience a plus)
    • Gulp & Grunt (high level familiarity preferred, experience a plus)
    • Sass & LESS (high level familiarity preferred, experience a plus)
    • ES6 or Typescript (high level familiarity preferred, experience a plus)
    • PHP - slowing being phased out, helpful for interim enhancements (plus)
    • Ajax Service Calls (plus)
    • Unit Testing (preferred)
  • UI/UX
  • Adaptive mobile design experience (required)
  • Familiarity with photo editing tools, flat and/or Google material design, and/or wireframing (plus)
  • Project Management
  • Familiarity with Agile Scrum project management (plus)
  • Has the ability to guide project team members to get the information needed to deliver (preferred)
  • Can effectively manage outsourced support
  • Prior experience working in a small and growing company, with a preference for a start-up like environment (plus)
  • Who You Are

    • Creative- Ability to diagnose and resolve complex issues through resourcefulness and creative problem-solving
    • Adaptable- Can thrive in ambiguity and constant change
    • Organized & Detail Oriented- Reliable, with a strong work ethic - consistently meets deadlines and gets the job done with constant follow through
    • Passionate- Thirst for knowledge, a continuous learner, with drive
    • Solutions & Goal Oriented- Can work under pressure, get things done, and get them done the right way both with some level of structure and documentation, but also knows where to prioritize and let go in order to move forward effectively
    • Effective communicator and cross-functional collaborator plans well, prioritizes, listens and asks great questions
    • Strong Owner- have strong ownership of the helpdesk support role and the projects you take on Takes initiative - self-directive, proactive, anticipates needs

    What s In It For You

    The Front-End Developer position is based in our headquarter office in El Segundo, CA. The total compensation includes an $95,000 base salary and quarterly and annual bonuses (typically 15-25%, up to 45% bonus), and additional financial opportunities exist through cash-based profit sharing and through equity plans. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package and 401k matching.

    If you re like us, please bring your dog to the office, cook a full meal in our kitchen, wear flip flops to work, work flexible hours, and hold meetings from the rooftop deck. The career is what you make of it, and long term career opportunities exist as we continue to grow and build out our IT department.

    Who We Are

    Financial Finesse is a boutique, entrepreneurial firm located in El Segundo, CA. Since its founding in 1999, we have been the pioneering leader of the workplace financial wellness industry, which has recently reached an inflection point of growth. As employee-owned company that operates with an entrepreneurial spirit and a philanthropic heart, we love what we do and the people we work with. We leverage the strengths of our people and proprietary technologies to work with large organizations such as Nestle, Aetna, Viacom, and the NFLPA to custom design and deliver full-scale, proprietary financial coaching technologies and services provided a free benefit for their employees. We ve been around for 18 years, and we re honored to have been recognized by Los Angeles Business Journal as a Best Place to Work , by as a Top Company Culture , and Best in Biz as Most Innovative Small Company of the Year .

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    Posted By

    Vaishali Mulchandani

    221 California Street El Segundo, CA, 90245

    Dice Id : RTX1c57c8
    Position Id : 5253666
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