Senior Front End Developer

Intercom   •  

San Francisco, CA

Industry: Technology


Less than 5 years

Posted 181 days ago

This job is no longer available.

What will I be doing? ?

  • Collaborate on a team of designers, developers, marketers, and more to transform ideas into unique, human experiences for current and future customers of Intercom. Our team creates award-winning sites that are shared widely and often featured on sites like Product Hunt and Hacker News. Check out our Brand Studio here.
  • Obsess about how we build our products, in areas ranging from performance to animation, accessibility and more.
  • Have pride in the quality of your work. Join us to do the best work of your career.
  • Have regular opportunities and support for career growth. We’re in it for the long haul.

What skills do I need? ?

  • 4-5+ years of experience building sites using bare-bones HTML, CSS and JS. We love and use frameworks, but you need to understand the rudiments.
  • Building and maintaining reusable components
  • Implementing responsive layouts with adaptive grids
  • Dynamic and performant animations
  • Familiarity using AJAX to create clear and seamless UX
  • Well-versed in use of event handlers for form submissions, scrolljacking, etc.
  • Understanding of cross-browser compatibility
  • Semantic HTML

Bonus skills & attributes ?

  • Work experience on a fast-paced, multidisciplinary team
  • Working with and managing design systems
  • Knowledge/understanding of type layout/hierarchy
  • Experience working with tools like Intercom, Marketo, Google Tag Manager, and more.
  • Thorough understanding of techniques to have browser compatibility, backwards and forwards.
  • Comfort in Sketch, Photoshop, or similar design tools
  • Experience with server-side code and frameworks (we use Ruby on Rails for many things, but familiarity with any server-side work is okay)
  • Technologies we employ:
    • BEM or other approaches to writing CSS
    • Rails asset pipelines
    • Wordpress or PHP
    • PWAs, complex images, advanced animation
    • webpack, babel, and npm/yarn

Benefits ?

We are a well-treated bunch, with awesome benefits! If there’s something important to you that’s not on this list, talk to us! :)

  • Competitive salary and meaningful equity
  • Catered lunch every weekday, plus a variety of snack foods and a fully stocked kitchen
  • Fully funded comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Open vacation policy and 10 corporate holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave Program
  • Commuter benefits + 401k plan
  • In-office bicycle storage
  • Macbooks are our standard, but we’re happy to get you whatever equipment helps you get your job done
  • Fun events for Intercomrades, friends, and family!