Front-End Web Developer

Join our team to help our clients achieve success by creating some of the most amazing web experiences in the world.

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About Handsome:

  • Handsome is a design & innovation company.
  • We focus on creating brands, services, and products that impact users across a holistic, technology-empowered journey.
  • We’re independently owned and headquartered in Austin, Texas with a team comprised of strategists, designers, and technologists.
  • Our client partnerships include FedEx, Keller Williams, Facebook, Home Depot, and Nickelodeon.
  • We’re passionate and rigorous about our human-centered design approach, which we attribute as the main driver for the success of our work and why our clients choose us from our competitors.
  • We emphasize and strive for the most beautiful and delightful user experiences in the industry and we’re encouraged every day by our team’s imagination.
  • We constantly push each other in order to be better skilled in our craft and make the products we build with our clients look and function at a world-class level.
  • Our office is within walking distance to all the trendy restaurants, bars, and downtown living popping up on the East Side of Austin.

About You:

  • You are a Web Expert who loves creating beautiful, meaningful experiences.
  • You are adept at successfully collaborating with design teams to come up with the best combination of creativity and technology for a web product. You love design and are eager to collaborate with designers to build great, award-winning products.
  • You are a valuable participant in meetings with a client or designers and can easily articulate technical concepts and ideas to a non-technical audience. Your grandma understands what you do for a living.
  • Your analytical and strategic thinking skills allows you to understand and communicate the value and implications of design and technology decisions.
  • You are ever mindful of the balance between being a perfectionist and an effective problem solver.
  • You bring a hat rack: Not afraid to take on whatever role is necessary for the success of team, the product, and the company.

Your Technical Skills:

  • Your front-end UI development skills allow you to create an experience of any complexity. You are an expert in transforming complex motion mockups into working, usable responsive/adaptive web page. You can reference some of the work you see at https://dribbble.com/handsomemade .
  • You’re capable of producing the kind of work you see on http://awwwards.com and can prove it.
  • Your front-end JS development experience makes you comfortable creating clean and performant frontend-heavy applications using React+Redux, Angular, or alternatives.
  • You’ve got comprehensive understanding of modern front-end development practices and use them day-to-day. Things like NPM, yarn, ES6, babel, ESLint, Webpack, pug/Jade, BEM are all part of your world.
  • Your semantic code, OpenGraph, accessibility, and SEO best practices are instinctual. Your know what search tools, browsers and other robots like.
  • You know and use your testing tools: Jest, mocha, chai, chai-spies or alternatives.

Bonus points for:

  • Previous experience working closely with creatives – perhaps in an agency setting.
  • Close familiarity with back-end development and server-side scripting: JS (Node), Python, Ruby, or PHP.
  • Experience with vanilla WebGL and WebGL frameworks (Three.js), visualization libraries (D3.js), WebVR and other emerging technologies.
  • Ability to get a web application up and running on a Linux server from scratch. Which solutions to fire up from AWS to support what you’re trying to build should not leave a confused look on your face.
  • Impressive Github profile and good professional reputation in the community.

Benefits and Perks:

  • Working with the most Handsome people you’ll ever meet.
  • 100% Handsome-paid health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance benefits.
  • 401k program after 1 year.
  • Flexible paid time off.

Please apply here.