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23/01/2023

CLOSED – Front End Engineer

About the role

healthybaby is a mission driven baby care brand dedicated to protecting and enriching the full potential of every child. We’re a fast-growing, well-capitalized startup seeking to expand our team with world class talent! Healthybaby is proud to be a b-corp. 

We’ve partnered with the world’s leading experts to provide parents with all of the products, information, and support they need to raise more connected babies in a biologically safe and toxin-free environment.

We are led by Shazi Visram, an entrepreneur and mother committed to bettering the world through business that is socially, financially, and environmentally enlightened. Shazi is the Founder and ChairMom of Happy Family Brands, which she led to become the #1 organic baby food company in the US before successfully exiting.

 

The Role

Reporting to the Head of Digital Product, the Lead Front-End Developer at Healthybaby will be an integral member of our Tech team to create a unique digital ecosystem at the intersection of Content, Commerce, and Community. Your role will help grow Healthybaby’s web presence by engaging customers through dynamic content, best practices in eCommerce, and delightful brand moments. The ideal candidate should have experience collaborating with cross-functional teams including creative, marketing, and operations. A successful candidate will be a resourceful collaborator who can consolidate multiple stakeholder inputs and prioritize them against product features while maintaining budgets and timelines.

 

 Key Responsibilities

  • Work with design and marketing team to build a best-in-class digital user experience
  • Review and maintain all digital applications according to the companies strategic initiatives, while being careful not to create technical debt
  • Research, review, recommend and implement new technology solutions to optimize for an integrated Content and Commerce front-end performance
  • Effectively manage and maintain accurate KPI tracking for sprints end-to-end
  • Define the scope and requirements for any new site features, weigh tradeoffs, and offer guidance on the best technical approach
  • Monitor site performance and proactively make improvements to optimize the site for site speed, and user experience
  • Work with and maintain relationships with external developers, consultants, and contractor
  • Evaluate and troubleshoot systems integrations with various SaaS systems and be able to identify appropriate resources for remediation

 

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering or related field or equivalent job experience
  • Minimum 6 years of experience as a Front-end/ Full-stack developer
  • Experience with Headless Shopify websites
  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5 and CSS methodologies
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, such as Vue.js, Nuxt, React.js, Next.js, etc. with an understanding of asynchronous request handling
  • Good understanding of Vue, React asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Strategize and scope projects to fit budgets and goals
  • Build features and widgets from start to finish
  • Knowledge of Git practices or other version control software
  • Proven ability to write clear and concise documentation

 

Nice to Haves

  • Managing junior developers and peer code reviews
  • Backend JavaScript with Node.js & Express
  • Backend principles for creating custom & secure APIs
  • Third Party CMS (Contentful, Prismic, Sanity)
  • Servers, hosting, and databases
  • Microservice architecture

 

Benefits

  • Competitive benefits package including comprehensive health and wellness coverage
  • Generous time-off policy for vacations and holidays
  • Monthly company wide mental health days
  • Paid maternity & paternity leave
  • Full access to a network of world renowned developmental experts
  • Discounts on all Healthybaby products

 

Hiring Philosophy

Healthybaby is an equal opportunity employer and we are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. We believe in creating an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work. We welcome all qualified applicants who want to join our mission to create a better future for our children with open arms.

healthybaby

healthybaby creates non-toxic, premium diapers and wipes, as well as baby-safe home cleaning and skincare products.

Certified B-Corporation
Size: 2-10
Year Founded: 2020

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