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Senior Front End Developer

Company: VGM Group, Inc
Location: Waterloo
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

At VGM we live by a common set of values that we call our POWER of ONE PRINCIPLES. These are the behaviors that guide how we WORK TOGETHER, how we TREAT ONE ANOTHER and how we SERVE OTHERS. As you consider VGM your future career home we want to highlight that employees will be well compensated as owners of the company [yes, we are 100% employee owned] and have opportunities for growth within VGM - the power to CREATE YOUR FUTURE. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, VGM aspires to MAKE A DIFFERENCE every day in the lives of those we serve and our communities with opportunities to give back and participate in volunteer opportunities. We give our employees the freedom and resources they need, backed by our culture of collaboration and diverse thought, to continue innovating and advancing our services - if you want to be empowered to MAKE A DIFFERENCE, you'll love it here. Click to view more https://issuu.com/experience-moxie/docs/20_148468_employee_recruitment_piece_-_booklet_dig

Position Summary
As a senior front-end developer, you will implement intuitive, engaging, and brand-consistent digital experiences for our client as a part of our Digital Presence Design Team. In doing so you'll collaborate on concept development and design ideation with business managers and the design team to develop creative strategy for our clients, carrying concept through to execution.

We encourage our developers to be a stickler for proper architecture and voice their opinion if something could be done even better. We support and encourage the team to continually improve their skills to stay current on evolving development practices to be able to constantly make outputs better for themselves and those we serve.

Reporting Accountability: Co-President of Redstone Content Solutions
Working Location: Remote role with technology resources provided by the company

Responsibilities/Duties of the job:

Participates in pre-sales and project planning activities including client meetings, requirements gathering, research and estimating
Lead the implementation process
Collaborates with client contacts and complements design teams
Plans concept and prepares work to be accomplished by gathering information and needed materials
Continually improves and optimizes user experience for all manner of digital experiences
Prototypes new features
Front-end development of HTML/CSS/JavaScript
Tests designs and functionality in multiple browsers over multiple devices
Assists in the remediation of issues
Maintains collateral archive
Ensures use of modern design processes and accessibility standards
Manages and maintains code repositories and build processes

Position Qualifications

College degree in Graphic Design or other related discipline is preferred
Minimum 5 years of proven industry experience in front-end development with multiple customer references

Skills and competencies:

Collaboration tools JIRA, Confluence or Trello)
JavaScript front-end frameworks (Angular, React, Vue, Knockout, etc.)
Core JavaScript skills (functional development, promises, generators)
Build tools and frameworks (Babel / Webpack / Rollup)
CSS frameworks (Bootstrap, Tachyons, Tailwind, etc.)
Knowledge of Semantic HTML (4, 5)
Git / GitFlow
Expertise building and testing responsive sites
Client written and verbal communications
Customer Focus
Detail and Deadline Oriented
Strong work ethic

Physical Requirements:

Operation of office equipment and using technology efficiently such as computers, phones, misc. office equipment
Visual abilities to include reading, distance vision, peripheral vision and color vision
Comfort and acceptance of a remote work environment; working at a distance from the home-office and team members yet staying connected through in-office virtual networks

VGM Values - VGM Stories of Opportunity
Our values drive how we work and who we hire. You will see these values ingrained in how we support our customers and work with team members in the work environment we've created.

MAKE A DIFFERENCE: Impact our customers by making their lives better or easier. Help our friends and neighbors in need by giving back to the community.
FIND THE FUN IN YOUR DAY: We can't have fun without you. Connect with your colleagues, find enjoyment in your work, and don't forget to laugh.
PROTECT OUR COMPANY: Embrace the benefits that technology provides but always be proactive in looking for cyber security or other threats.
PROVIDE MEANINGFUL, MEMORABLE SERVICE: By cherishing our customers and providing excellent service, you make a direct impact in growing VGM and our ESOP.
WELCOME CHANGE: Stay curious and engage with change. Look at the future by finding areas to improve and be open to new ideas--- Inclusion: Support a diverse community where we all belong.
CHEER EACH OTHER ON: Root for your fellow employee owners. Support them if they're having trouble and celebrate their successes.
OWN YOUR OWNERSHIP: Take pride in your employee ownership. Always put your best foot forward and work with purpose.
CREATE YOUR FUTURE: Your future is in your hands. Every employee has equality of opportunity to learn, grow, and advance.

At VGM, you'll enjoy:

Compensation: Highly competitive wage
Company Ownership: VGM is 100% employee owned meaning employees can earn an annual gift of VGM stock equaling a portion of what you make.
Fantastic Benefits: 401k and ROTH 401k with up to 3% company match, Health Benefits, HSA options - single to family, Dental, Vision, Short and Long-Term Disability, Term Life and Voluntary Life Insurance and a physician network where you reside
Casual Dress: VGM has a casual work environment, we call it dress for your day.
Involvement: Ability to participate in Employee Get Connected Groups, (VGM Young Professionals, Garden Club, Women In Leadership) Volunteering, Companywide celebrations, and more
Work-life Balance: Paid Holidays with the Holiday of your Choice benefit, Paid maternity and Paternity leave, Foster and Adoption Assistance

This job description reflects the general duties of the job but is not a detailed description of all duties which may be inherent to the position. Reasonably related additional duties may be assigned to the individual Associate.

VGM Group, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Keywords: VGM Group, Inc, Waterloo , Senior Front End Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Waterloo, Iowa

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