Senior Frontend Engineer

| Greater Denver Area
Inboxlab is a leading digital publisher that harnesses the power of email as an ideal way to deliver exceptional editorial experiences to millions of readers every day. We grew out of the creativity and passion of our founder, Nicholas Pardon, a pioneer in email innovation. We started with a keen eye for what people want to receive in their inbox, and then we built proprietary technology that helps forge sustainable connections with target audiences. With this creative and technology platform, we have successfully launched a portfolio of brands that engage our readers’ curiosity and their desire to always be learning. 
Recognized as a Top 50 Startup to Watch in 2019 by Built In Colorado, Inboxlab is proud to be based in Denver and New York City and quickly adding to its team of go-getters and entrepreneurs.
Inboxlab presently focuses on two verticals: travel and gamified education (edutainment). Our mission-based flagship travel brand, The Discoverer, reaches 3,000,000+ subscribers with its weekly editions and our Inbox Edutainment network currently serves 50,000,000+ trivia and quiz plays per month.
ABOUT THE ROLE
As a Senior Frontend Engineer, you will be responsible for web application development, UI and design integration as well as playing a key role in contributing to the overall user experience direction and design for websites, web apps, customized emails and more. This role reports to the Director of Engineering and requires an individual with excellent web application development expertise, HTML/CSS/Javascript skills, insight into crafting a user friendly and efficient user experience as well as great teamwork, communication and attention to detail.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

  • Provide product management of Inboxlab brands, including execution of the product vision and coordination with creative, engineering, brand strategy, email and campaign management teams
  • Work closely in teams composed of Product Managers, UX/UI Designers, Front-end Developers, Back-end Developers and QA Analysts
  • Work with the product team to conceptualize and design a clean, intuitive and efficient experience with an elegant UI
  • Develop the front-end user interface for the main backend web application used to manage Inboxlab’s various brands, apps and games
  • Work closely with backend developers to integrate REST APIs and develop the application’s logic and features
  • Communicate with the management team and translate business needs into technical specifications and requirementsIntegrate the UI and design for various products including websites, web apps, customized emails and more
  • Ensure that all web design is integrated and developed to be both cross-platform compatible and mobile responsive
  • Work in a product development process that is primarily agile/scrum

WHAT YOU'LL NEED TO BRING

  • 4+ years of front-end web development experience working on both websites and web apps using HTML, CSS and Javascript
  • 4+ years working in a product development team/environment, collaborating with Product Managers, UX/UI Designers, Front-end Developers, Back-end Developers and QA Analysts
  • 1+ years experience with ReactJS.
  • Web application experience for administrative web portals or other forms of apps using React
  • 5+ years experience working in an agile/scrum development process.
  • Experience with integrating REST APIs in web application
  • Experience with UI application design tools such as Invision, Sketch, Photoshop, etc.
  • Experience working with Git and sharing code repositories
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in crafting simple, efficient and elegant user experiences through architecture and UI design/development
  • Ability to communicate with end users and translate needs into technical requirements/specifications
  • Ability to work both individually and as a member of a team
  • Experience with MJML or other email frameworks a plus

At Inboxlab we aim to provide equal opportunity for all! We are firm believers in the strength of diversity and aim to build teams of individuals that offer unique perspectives, come from different backgrounds and challenge each other to be better every day!

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Twitter BootstrapLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • SQLiteDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • DOMOAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

Located at the heart of Denver's Union Station, a neighborhood built deliberately for a new urban way of work and life... everything's within reach!

An Insider's view of Inboxlab

What are some social events your company does?

From monthly team outings to community events, we take the time to recognize our accomplishments and celebrate our success... we like to have a good time. Private parties atop the Museum of Contemporary Art, patios overlooking the Mile High City and the hottest new restaurants are just a few of the spots we have celebrated!

Caroline

Executive Assistant

What projects are you most excited about?

I'm excited to be working on our user flow for new subscribers. This research is highly collaborative and I love getting to exchange knowledge with such interesting and intelligent people every day. This work is a fusion of psychology, data science, and will have a profound impact on the business. I love that we are at the cutting edge of email!

Jacob

Research Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

In a fluid and scaling environment, you will have the autonomy to create your own success. Those who welcome change with open arms and fiercely attack every opportunity will excel. We support the development of our team by affording them with challenging work and welcome the individuality and creative mind that they each bring.

Danny

Senior Talent Manager

What is your vision for the company?

My vision for the technology team at Inboxlab is to continue to develop products and software that enriches the lives of our audience, pushes the envelope and innovates what was once thought impossible in digital media and grows the talents and experience of our development team, both professionally and technically.

Mike Hasenfratz

Chief Technology Officer

What’s the vibe like in the office?

These are some of the smartest and most creative people I have worked alongside... I'm grateful to work somewhere that I can be completely myself. Working in an open environment, it's easy to share ideas and build strong relationships with coworkers.

Paul

Strategic Account Manager

What are Inboxlab Perks + Benefits

Inboxlab Benefits Overview

Inboxlab encourages all team members to live a healthy and active lifestyle inside and outside of the work place. We offer generous health and dental benefits to keep our team in tip top shape. We also offer stipends for gym memberships, bus passes and parking.

Outside of these monthly benefits, we gift all new team members with an Away suitcase (to start their discoveries), a pair of Bose noise cancelling headphones (to help aide in concentration in an open office environment) and a pair of All-Bird sneakers (so you can be stylish and most importantly, comfortable at the office).

We also allow team members to express their individuality through their wardrobe by promoting a casual and comfortable work environment. Check out our cameo on the news:

https://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/national/companies-are-going-casu…

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Monthly.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per month.
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
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