Front End Developer

Codesters - New York - Full time

Are you passionate about user experience and understands the unique needs of teachers and students in the classroom? Do you possess strong visual communication skills and empathize with the challenges of developing classroom instructional tools for educators? Are you driven to use your skills to improve education through technology?

Codesters wants you to join our team as a Front End Developer.

Codesters is preparing the coders of the future by helping teachers bring coding instruction into their classrooms. We believe in the critical importance of teachers, so our complete, classroom-ready solution gives them the tools, training, and support they need to become rockstar coding instructors.

The Position

The Front End Developer will collaborate across the Codesters team (with teacher support, curriculum design, and engineering) to design and build beautiful new features for the Codesters LMS and web IDE. Your work will span the entire development cycle from identifying customer pain points and designing new UX, to writing and deploying code and documenting and supporting new features.

The ideal candidate can combine exceptional analytical reasoning and problem-solving skills with strong written and visual communication skills. They also have an intuition for how to create simple presentations for complex processes and information. The ideal candidate is efficient and organized enough to complete multiple projects independently while working closely with a collaborative team.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure teachers and students have a seamless and intuitive user experience across the entire site
  • Partner with curriculum designers and engineers to develop stunning new features and web pages
  • Design static or animated mockups for web pages and components
  • Work with engineering team to implement mockups using modern Javascript and SASS
  • Revise and refine existing web app codebase to improve user experience and add polish

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher (ideally in design or technical field)
  • Demonstrated technical abilities including front-end web development (React preferred)
  • Portfolio or examples of graphic/web design
  • 3+ years experience with UX/UI design/development (or similar)
  • Prior experience with the unique UX needs of teachers and students in a classroom setting

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience
  • Stock options
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • Mission-driven and collaborative team environment
  • Opportunity for career growth including outside courses and professional development

How to Apply

  • Send your resume to resumes@codesters.com
  • Include a brief statement describing what interests you most about the position and what makes you an ideal candidate

Codesters is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Role

Engineering

Experience Level

Mid Level

Codesters

Codesters is preparing the coders of the future by empowering teachers to bring coding instruction into their classrooms. Our complete, classroom-ready coding solution provides the tools, training, and support teachers need to become rockstar coding instructors.

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