Frontend Developer At Top 50 CO Startup

| Greater Boulder Area
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About this Position

The mission of the frontend developer will be to create amazing technology that helps individuals explore and connect with others. At Let’s Roam, you will be working for one of the top 50 startups in Colorado as ranked by Built in Colorado. As a frontend developer you will help create new web pages, admin portals, optimize for conversions, and enhance the overall features of our website and app. This will include building and brainstorming new features that help drive different parts of our business.


Position Requirements

  • Deep understanding of HTML, CSS, and basic design principles

  • Substantial experience working with Javascript, React, & front end frameworks

  • Understanding of PHP and/or backend server languages

  • Ability to work and create new ideas independently

  • Ability to implement features quickly

  • Ability to effectively communicate

  • An entrepreneurial mindset


About You

You want to build something incredible. You are creative, independent and have a love for learning. You have a sense of humor, you're a self-starter, problem solver and natural leader. You communicate openly, share your ideas and don't shy away from feedback. You challenge both yourself and others around you. You are ready to inspire people to explore the world and connect with others. You have at least two years of sales experience.


About Let’s Roam

Let’s Roam is a startup that helps people explore the world and connect with each other. Our scavenger hunt helps people connect with their environment through fun challenges and interactive games. We’ve helped friends explore the city, couples propose, and companies have a better work culture. Our company was founded a year and a half ago, but we are new to Denver. We plan on growing fast and you will have the opportunity to grow with us.


Our Culture

We at Let’s Roam can’t let our customers have all the fun. This growing company is always working hard but you'll find a friendly atmosphere where everyone's opinions and ideas matter. We want you to flourish and grow with us so you’ll have the opportunity to explore your own ideas and projects, even if they are not related to your day-to-day. You will be challenged to find ways to improve the customer experience and yourself.


As a travel focused company, we encourage our employees to explore the world and discover new ideas.

  • Build Something Amazing. You will be part of a team that is building something big. You will be able to shape our company and have a huge impact on how people travel and connect with each other.

  • Rest and Relaxation. 4 weeks paid time off, nine company holidays, paid sick days, paid volunteer days.

  • Golden Ticket. Up to $800 after your first year for a roundtrip flight to any city with a scavenger hunt in it.

  • Comprehensive Health Benefits. Medical, vision, and dental after your first 35 days.

  • Wellness Benefits. A monthly reimbursement for gym memberships, fitness activities, massages, nutritional counseling, weight-management programs, or other programs that build a healthier lifestyle.

  • Always Learning. Each year get a $450 reimbursement to learn something new that helps you grow: anything from music lessons to online classes.

  • Grow Your Comfort Zone. Each year get a $200 reimbursement to do something that scares you and you’ve never done before.

  • 401(k) - Plan for retirement with Let’s Roam

  • Enjoy The Office - Snacks and food.

  • Great Company Culture. A small and creative team that allows you to make an impact on our customers’ lives while having fun and challenging yourself.


Position Description:


  1. Web Development (40% of time)

    1. Create and develop our website using the latest technologies (currently built in Codeigniter)

    2. Ensure that the website is SEO optimized and has a virality factor built in

    3. Optimize website for conversions using tools that dive into user flow

    4. Maintain and improve’s Roam website

    5. Create landing pages for targeted ad campaigns

  2. Dashboards (20% of time)

    1. Create admin reporting and CMS dashboards

    2. Work with sales to monitor pipeline

  3. App Development (20% of time)

    1. Create and strategize new features for iOS and Android

    2. Improve customer experience in Let’s Roam app

    3. Integrate web and app user experiences

  4. Special Projects (20% of time)

    1. Create and implement new ideas

    2. Help with the launch of new marketing initiatives

    3. Make our website more fun and engaging

  5. Independent Learnings (10% of time)

    1. Outside work hours the front-end web developer is expected to spend at least 4 hours a week learning key skills if necessary


Team: James - iOS/Android/Web Developer, Dan - UI/UX Specialist , Mike - CFO & Developer

Reports to: Mike - CFO & Developer


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The Let's Roam HQ is in the heart of downtown Denver. Overlook the Rock Mountains from our 14th floor office. Access to trains and great food nearby.

What are Let's Roam Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Let's Roam has donated over $50,000 worth of tickets to non-profit orgs.
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Amazing Dental Benefits; 100% covered.
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan covers 100% for annual eye exams with $25 for glasses and contact lenses. See handbook for more information.
Health Insurance Benefits
Awesome health insurance. See our employee handbook for more information.
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal $25,000.
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Simple planning for retirement with our integrated 401(k) plan. In the future we plan on offering matching once we are slightly larger.
Performance Bonus
Depending on your position, you will be eligible for bonuses which include cash, free paid travel, concert tickets, sporting events, restaurant gift cards, and more.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Generous PTO to rest and relax when you need it.
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 16 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Flexible paid sick days.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Let's Roam. hosts company outings Monthly and Quarterly.
Free Daily Meals
Free breakfast every day!
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted twice per week.
Pet Friendly
Let's Roam pet policy is dog friendly daily.
Relocation Assistance
Depending on position, you may be eligible for relocation assistance.
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
We want you to grow and learn with us. We offer yearly tuition reimbursements.
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

Let's Roam is growing fast and we want you to grow with us! We reward motivated employees that help enable growth. We support passion projects for new ideas that align enhance our product offerings. As the project expands you can be promoted into new positions that better fit your role and your interests. If you work passionately you will have a lot of opportunity to grow and move up in the company.

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