UI Engineer - Front End

Posted: 50 years618 months2651 weeks18561 days ago

Want to affect change on a massive scale?  Create amazing experiences seen by millions of visitors each month?  In aggregate, the BoomTown client sites combine to make up the 5th most trafficked real estate website in the world.  Every. Bit. Matters.
 
As the UI Engineer - Flagship, you’ll be part of a tight-knit product team who is dedicated to building amazing consumer facing experiences. Your daily work entails front-end coding, conceptualizing, innovating and collaborating with designers and engineers. The UI Engineer will have the opportunity to work on hard-core data display, mobile development and develop custom WordPress themes.
 
Responsibilities
Conceptualize and implement application features, both consumer facing and product based
Ensure the delivery of a rich and responsive user experience
Be a proactive member of an autonomous, cross-disciplined, mission and goal driven Product development team
Thrive in a fast-paced and collaborative environment, solving unique technical challenges
Continually research and learn the latest techniques and best practices for UI development and performance
 
Required Skills & Experience
4+ years experience in web design and development
Expert knowledge in HTML5
Expert knowledge in CSS3
Ability to develop and think in a scalable and modular fashion
Proficient in mobile development and responsive design
Proficient with CSS preprocessors like LESS and SASS
Proficient in JavaScript, specifically jQuery and jQuery plugins
Proficient in Adobe Photoshop for working with (and creating) design layouts and elements and optimizing for web and retina display
Experience with Bootstrap and/or Angular.js is a HUGE plus
Experience with PHP and WordPress customization and theming
Experience with AJAX implementations
Experience with Node Package Modules, Grunt, Gulp, Bower, etc
Familiarity with Windows and Mac
Familiarity with ASP.NET
Familiarity with Git
Some understanding of database schema and programming, setup, and queries (MySQL)
 
What is BoomTown you ask?
BoomTown strives to create amazing experiences in everything that we do, for our customers and our employees. In an ever-changing technological environment and with consideration for the shifting landscapes of the real estate industry, BoomTown embraces and drives the change necessary to stay fresh, fun, and formidable. 
 
BoomTown is a web-based software company in downtown Charleston, SC. We have been ranked on the Inc 500 Fastest Growing Companies list for the past three years (2011, 2012, and 2013). Our product is used by top-producing real estate brokers and teams across the country to manage and grow their businesses. It is an end-to-end digital marketing solution which includes a front-end website and customer-relationship management tools. 
 
Check out what our clients have to say about us:
 
 
You’d love BoomTown if you enjoy:
* Forward thinking use of new technology
* Ability to use cutting edge technology
* Growth Potential
* Great owners that believe in flexibility, freedom, and innovation
* Challenging work
* Fun environment
* Location and proximity to downtown Charleston
* Great teamwork, support and friendly atmosphere
* Fast moving/thinking company/product
* A tool that has a direct, positive impact on our clients business and lives
* Very little red tape, streamlined, not too many processes
 
If you are interested in applying for this employment opportunity, please contact Meg Senn, Alumni Relations and Career Services ManagerWhen emailing, please include a copy of your resume as an attachment.