Senior Front End Engineer

FloSports, an Austin-based sports streaming company, is currently looking for an experienced Senior Front End Engineer to join our expanding team.

The Front End Web Engineer will work in a team that is responsible for executing web and mobile products. We are looking for someone who is passionate and excited about delivering great web experiences through their expert craft. The ideal candidate is a coding dynamo who can evangelize, architect, and deliver solutions with best practices in mind and push us into the future of Front End Web Engineering.

Responsibilities will include:

Create visually exciting user interfaces for new and existing web applications using Javascript, HTML and CSS and applying your good sense for design and user experience to every project. Your creations will match visual design specifications that works in all major browsers and mobile platforms.

Additionally, you will work closely with Product Management, UX designers, Backend Engineers and QA team to create enhancements and new products/tools for use within the FloSports platform. Opportunity to lead and teach a team of developers best practices for coding robust Javascript applications.

Evaluate and lead the direction of Front End Engineering at FloSports to build robust large scale web applications using technologies like ES6 and TypeScript.

Requirements

  • In depth knowledge of web technologies and standards to deliver the best experiences across web and mobile devices including responsive Web UI
  • Ability to create top notch HTML5, CSS3, and Javascript code
  • Excellent understanding of Javascript fundamentals and modular development  including usage of JS Application Frameworks such as Backbone.js, jQuery, marionette.js
  • Gruntjs, JQuery, SASS/LESS, Bower
  • Version control system (Git)
  • Templating engines
  • Application integration experiences (REST, JSON)
  • The ability to completely own the technical side of a project: defining requirements, influencing UX/design, architecting the solution
  • Pure enthusiasm for creating new things on tight deadlines
  • Friendly approachable personality and extremely effective written and oral communication skills.
  • A pro-active self-starter who can operate both individually and as part of a team.

Bonus Skills

  • Experience writing projects in ES6 / TypeScript
  • LAMP Stack experience e.g. PHP/MySQL
  • Experience writing Front End JS Unit Tests
  • Experience creating Restful APIs

Apply HERE!

About FloSports Inc.

FloSports, an innovative sports media and events company based in Austin, Texas, is the authentic source for content and a new world of coverage that true fans have been waiting for. Focused on three areas – live competition and coverage, original content, and owned and operated events – the company takes fragmented communities and provides them the platform to connect with the sports they love. Through live streaming of premier events, original video programming, weekly studio shows, branded entertainment, and event creation and execution, FloSports is changing the game for the sports, the athletes and the fans. Current verticals under the FloSports header are Elite Fitness, Wrestling, Gymnastics, Grappling, Bodybuilding, Softball, Cheerleading, Boxing, and Running, including MileSplit.com.