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Chicago

Senior Engineer

JOB SUMMARY 

 

The Sr. Engineer will serve as a technical lead for a collection of web applications living in React.js (Gatsby), Express.js and similar technologies. The successful candidate will collaborate with clients, designers, strategists, and a UX l to define requirements, solve architectural challenges, guide fellow developers, and develop solutions in light of the growing design system. This person will also help us to optimize and extend our automated tools to help us work smarter.  

 

RESPONSIBILITIES & EXPECTATIONS 

  • Given strategic guidance and wireframes, collaborate with designers and UX team members to develop modular components 
  • Create and execute a plan to develop components in a timely manner with minimal oversight from senior team members 
  • Develop components using modern responsive design patterns, keeping in mind modularity 
  • Participate in code reviews and provide thoughtful, constructive feedback to more junior developers working with them 
  • Collaborate with team member leads on project requirements and proofs-of-concept 
  • Guide the development and maintenance of a Design System using Storybook and InVision Design System Manager (DSM) 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 7 years of front-end development experience 
  • Experience developing at least 4 in-production websites using React 
  • Previous experience developing a Design System, preferably using an Atomic Design framework 
  • Experience with CSS-in-JS patterns (styled-components preferred) 
  • Proficiency Proficient with Git, Git Flow, and online Git Platforms (Github, Gitlab, Bitbucket, etc.) 
  • Experience working with a team of developers in an Agile environment 
  • You’ve never stopped learning in the adventure of modern web development 

BONUS POINTS 

  • Agency experience preferred 
  • Experience with Gatsby for static-site generation 
  • Experience in defining / normalizing relations between data (similar to scaffolding out database tables for related data) 

 

What makes us a fit for you? 

  • We maintain a sensitivity to life commitments and needs. 
  • We foster a positive work environment. 
  • We really want you to grow. 
  • We help each other. No one here is above learning or sharing. 
  • We focus on a community-building culture, with the following values: https://github.com/kmiddlesworth/work-readme 

 

What makes you a fit for us? 

  • Teachability 
  • Meticulous attention to visual detail 
  • A desire to grow 
  • Thinks big picture 
  • Desire to help others 
  • Ideas for how we can improve 

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Designory is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Designory does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.