JR Front​ ​End​ ​Developer​

JR Front​ ​End​ ​Developer​

As a Front End Developer at PlacePass, you’ll help build, ship, and iterate amazing travel products. You’ll play an active role in designing and developing new features and improvements, and you’ll directly shape the next generation of our user interface. You’ll be part of a passionate, dynamic team committed to collaboration and mentorship. You’ll have plenty of challenges, room to apply your ideas, and significant growth opportunities.

You’ll help us:  ● Build loveable consumer ​interfaces​ ​that​ ​increase​ ​conversion​ ​and​ ​engagement   ● Deliver​ ​high​ ​quality,​ ​performant​ ​code​ ​with​ ​low​ ​defect​ ​rate  ● Implement​ ​responsive​ ​layouts​ ​for​ ​various​ ​platforms​ ​and​ ​browsers  ● Test​ ​for​ ​cross-browser,​ ​cross-platform,​ ​and​ ​cross-device​ ​compatibility  ● Improve​ ​the​ ​quality,​ ​performance,​ ​and​ ​stability​ ​of​ ​our​ ​frontend​ ​codebase    If​ ​you​ ​are….  ● Proficient​ ​in​ ​Ruby​ ​on​ ​Rails,​ ​Rails​ ​Engines,​ ​HTML,​ ​CSS,​ ​JavaScript,​ ​jQuery,​ ​and​ ​other cutting-edge​ ​front-end​ ​technologies  ● Excited​ ​to​ ​build​ ​rich,​ ​scalable,​ ​performant​ ​UIs  ● Hungry​ ​to​ ​learn​ ​more​ ​about​ ​the​ ​fast-moving​ ​travel​ ​technology​ ​space  ● Eager​ ​to​ ​grow​ ​in​ ​a​ ​dynamic,​ ​fast-paced​ ​environment    We​ ​want​ ​to​ ​hear​ ​from​ ​you!    Requirements  ● 1-2​ ​years​ ​of​ ​experience​ ​–​ ​ideally​ ​in​ ​a​ ​consumer-facing​ ​or​ ​startup​ ​setting  ● Knowledge​ ​of​ ​Ruby​ ​on​ ​Rails,​ ​Rails​ ​Engines,​ ​HTML,​ ​CSS,​ ​JavaScript,​ ​jQuery   ● Experience​ ​with​ ​MVC​ ​frameworks​ ​or​ ​other​ ​design​ ​patterns  ● ​ ​Experience​ ​with​ ​Agile​ ​development​ ​methodologies  ● Keen​ ​eye​ ​for​ ​design​ ​and​ ​obsessive​ ​attention​ ​to​ ​detail  ● Track​ ​record​ ​of​ ​delivering​ ​operable​ ​and​ ​maintainable​ ​software  ● Proven​ ​ability​ ​to​ ​meet​ ​or​ ​exceed​ ​tight​ ​deadlines    Who​ ​We​ ​Are  PlacePass​ ​is​ ​a​ ​team​ ​of​ ​entrepreneurs,​ ​travelers,​ ​and​ ​tech​ ​geeks.​ ​Our​ ​mission​ ​is​ ​helping people​ ​find​ ​and​ ​book​ ​great​ ​things​ ​to​ ​do​ ​in​ ​any​ ​destination.​ ​We’re​ ​building​ ​technology​ ​to transform​ ​the​ ​way​ ​people​ ​travel.    We​ ​got​ ​our​ ​start​ ​in​ ​February​ ​2016​ ​(there’s​ ​nothing​ ​like​ ​a​ ​cold​ ​Boston​ ​winter​ ​to​ ​inspire serious​ ​wanderlust)​ ​and​ ​we’ve​ ​been​ ​growing​ ​ever​ ​since.​ ​In​ ​addition​ ​to​ ​building  PlacePass.com,​ ​we’re​ ​working​ ​with​ ​Marriott​ ​to​ ​​power​ ​a​ ​tour​ ​and​ ​activity​ ​booking​ ​solution for​ ​their​ ​guests​.     We’re​ ​a​ ​small​ ​but​ ​mighty​ ​group​ ​of​ ​travel​ ​and​ ​tech​ ​enthusiasts​ ​who​ ​can’t​ ​believe​ ​we​ ​get paid​ ​to​ ​help​ ​people​ ​discover​ ​great​ ​experiences.​ ​We​ ​play​ ​foosball.​ ​We​ ​travel.​ ​We’ve​ ​been known​ ​to​ ​throw​ ​paint​ ​balloons​ ​at​ ​each​ ​other.​ ​We​ ​code​ ​like​ ​crazy.​ ​Sound​ ​like​ ​something you​ ​could​ ​get​ ​behind?​ ​Let’s​ ​chat.     Where​ ​we​ ​come​ ​from  Members​ ​of​ ​our​ ​team​ ​attended​ ​the​ ​following​ ​schools:  ● University​ ​of​ ​Connecticut  ● Cornell​ ​University  ● Dartmouth​ ​College  ● Harvard​ ​University  ● University​ ​of​ ​Houston  ● Massachusetts​ ​Institute​ ​of​ ​Technology  ● Northeastern​ ​University  ● Purdue​ ​University  ● Stanford​ ​University  ● The University​ ​of​ ​Texas​ ​at​ ​Austin  ● Texas​ ​Southern​ ​University  ● Tufts​ ​University  ● Yale​ ​University    PlacePass​ ​Perks  ● Opportunity​ ​to​ ​work​ ​with​ ​an​ ​incredible​ ​team​ ​in​ ​a​ ​fast-growth​ ​environment  ● Travel​ ​credit  ● Competitive​ ​salaries​ ​and​ ​health​ ​insurance  ● Catered​ ​weekly​ ​lunches  ● Unlimited​ ​vacation​ ​policy  ● Friday​ ​happy​ ​hours 

Requirements  ● 1-2​ ​years​ ​of​ ​experience​ ​–​ ​ideally​ ​in​ ​a​ ​consumer​ ​facing​ ​or​ ​startup​ ​setting  ● Knowledge​ ​of​ ​Ruby​ ​on​ ​Rails,​ ​Rails​ ​Engines,​ ​HTML,​ ​CSS,​ ​JavaScript,​ ​jQuery   ● Experience​ ​with​ ​MVC​ ​frameworks​ ​or​ ​other​ ​design​ ​patterns  ● ​ ​Experience​ ​with​ ​Agile​ ​development​ ​methodologies  ● Keen​ ​eye​ ​for​ ​design​ ​and​ ​obsessive​ ​attention​ ​to​ ​detail  ● Track​ ​record​ ​of​ ​delivering​ ​operable​ ​and​ ​maintainable​ ​software  ● Proven​ ​ability​ ​to​ ​meet​ ​or​ ​exceed​ ​tight​ ​deadlines 
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