Front End Developer

FRONT END DEVELOPER

Medici Ventures is looking for a Front-End Web Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the technical aspects of programming. Responsibilities will include translation of the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code. You will work directly with the UI/UX designer and the Product Owner to define and build best-in-class products that provide a profoundly simple experience for the customer while ensuring delivery of essential functionality.

Who We Are:

Medici Ventures, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Overstock.com, desires to change the world by advancing blockchain technology. We own a variety of innovative portfolio companies that have put us at the forefront of disruptive technology. Our amazingly talented team is the reason for our success. We encourage and assist each of our employees to seek individual excellence through education, talent development, and a healthy work-life balance. Diversity of thought, opinions, backgrounds, and ideas set us apart in creativity and innovation. We are a center of thought leadership and cutting-edge technology products that provide our world-class technologists with opportunities to make a real difference through their work. From bringing vast populations out of poverty to a total overhaul of our nation’s securities markets, our team is pioneering the future of blockchain technologies.

Our Mission:

Medici Ventures’ mission is to Democratize Capital, Eliminate Middlemen, and Re-Humanize Commerce. We strive to develop ways for everyone, including the poorest members of society, to participate in local, national, and global markets. Individuals should be able to connect directly with each other in efficient, easy, and inexpensive ways.

 

Who You Are:

You are an expert at using your creativity and resourcefulness to drive projects forward with little direction. You are deeply passionate about building new features, consistently researching the latest front-end technologies. You are a team-player who excels at detailed communication.

 

What You Will Do:

  • Work collaboratively with different development and QA teams to code HTML/CSS mockups, test, and verify projects through development process.

  • Oversee site optimization for SEO, cleaner and concise code, and code weight.

  • Act as liaison between the creative department, NOC, and IT, addressing issues as they arise.

  • Update internal documentation when new tools are available for designers to use as well as distribute the information to web designers and their managers.

  • Create reusable HTML and CSS modules.

  • Build custom JavaScript components.

  • Consume backend services to display content & data via handlebars/ReactJS templates and processes.

  • Contribute to front end build process using web pack.

  • Oversee deployment of production code

  • Perform other duties as required and assigned by manager and upper management.

  • Follow legal policies as directed.

 

What You Should Have:

  • 5+ years of professional website coding experience

  • Strong JavaScript and React experience.

  • A passion for clean semantic markup that demonstrates attention to detail.

  • A solid understanding UI Design, Usability, and Accessibility.

  • Awesome CSS skills, with full understanding of specificity and cascade.

  • Knowledge of and/or experience with how to whip IE11 into submission and tame any other browser inconsistencies that pop up.

  • An ability to work swiftly under pressure to create pages, wire frames, and fix bugs.

  • A passion for web standards.

 

What We Hope You Have:

  • Knowledge and skill using Node.js, Docker and CI/CD principles are a plus.

  • Experience working with remote/international teams a plus.

  • B.S./B.A. Computer Science or related field experience

 

What We Offer:

  • 401k (6% match)

  • Onsite Health Clinic

  • LEED Gold Certified 19-acre Campus & Global HQ

  • Onsite Daycare Center

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Leadership development Program, & Mentorship Program

  • Onsite Fitness Center with group fitness classes and trainers

  • Onsite Cafe with additional Coffee Shop and Juice Bar

  • Indoor Bike Storage

  • Summer Party at Lagoon, Utah's largest theme park

  • Employee Fall Concert (Past performers include: Neon Trees, Snoop Dogg and Bret Michaels)

  • Medical, Dental, Vision coverage

  • Onsite Greenhouse, providing fresh fruits & vegetables for our cafe

  • Life Insurance, Short and Long-Term Disability coverage

  • Onsite salon services, massages, & auto-detail services

  • Discounts on ski passes, cell phone plans

  • Overstock Women's Network (OWN)

*Benefits vary based on position, tenure, location, and employee election

 

Physical Requirements:

This position requires you to sit, stand and perform general office functions. You may also be required to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally. Bending, stooping, and reaching are also frequently required.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and associates.  This policy includes our commitment to ensure that all employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, pregnancy, veteran status (including Vietnam era veterans), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other non-job-related characteristic protected by law.

Ben Mikell