Syrinx Consulting

Front End Developer

Front End Developer in Boston, MA

Posted 2019-12-17

We are seeking a Front-End Engineer to join our growing team of developers building exciting games and apps for education and learning. In this role you will design and develop code that delivers rich
experiences using HTML5, Modern JavaScript, CSS, and related frameworks on desktop browsers, mobile browsers, and mobile apps.

The impact you’ll have:
• Participate in design and development of multiple frameworks and services that are used in the
• development of apps and games in HTML5, JavaScript, and open source frameworks for a variety of
• platforms (including desktop and mobile).
• Collaborate with your peer developers by supporting their development effort through the framework knowledge you have.
• Take part in discussions and decision points on the frameworks that are being used by our HTML games and apps, helping to problem solve and design solutions for a variety of requirements.
• Help evaluate and recommend technology, tools, and frameworks to build a compelling experience across multiple OS, device, and browser types.
• As part of this team, you will stay current on trends and technology related to rich Internet applications, mobile, and UX.
• Coding Expectations 70 – 85%

What we’re looking for:
• 2+ years building web applications, apps, and/or games utilizing current front-end technologies and toolsets
• Hands on experience and fluency in JavaScript, HTML5, Canvas, CSS, OO concepts in JS, DOM, AJAX, JSON, and browser limitations
• Thorough knowledge and understanding of Internet application architecture including browser concepts, HTTP, REST, application server concepts
• Experience with REACT and REDUX
• Experience with Test Frameworks (Jest)
• Experience with databases (RDBMS)
• Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field (or equivalent experience)

We’d also love to see:
• Experience with Webpack 2, Babel
• Experience working in an Agile environment
• Experience in Flash development
• Experience with one or more server languages (Java, Ruby, Node.js, Clojure, Scala, etc.)
• Committer on one or more open source frameworks
• Experience with educational software
• Experience with CSS pre-processors (LESS, SASS)

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