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Javascript Developer

Company: Foster Made
Location: Richmond
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Foster Made is looking to hire a talented Javascript developer with experience using React and React Native to join our growing team. We are a tight-knit group of people on a mission to deliver exceptional digital experiences that exceed the status quo. Guided by a shared set of values and a growth mindset,we thrive in an environment of collaboration and trust, always working together with humility and respect to answer the question, 'how can we do this better?' We are deeply motivated by the success of our clients and the health and well-being of our team; believing that the quality of services we provide is a reflection of our commitment to hiring and retaining the best people.
This is a full-time position for an experienced front-end developer whos ready to jump in and contribute thoughtfully executed code that exceeds the status quo. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, can lead by example, and thrives in a collaborative team environment. Excellent communication skills are also a must.
Experience & Ability

  • 5+ years of experience in professional JavaScript development
  • 2+ years of experience working with React
  • 2+ years of experience working with React Native
  • Experience with Jamstack architecture
  • Experience with Git and coding in a team environment
  • Experience integrating with backend services (both in-house and third-party)
  • Able to provide man-hour or level of effort estimates for tasks
  • Extensive experience with a modern web application stack, e.g. Webpack, ES6
  • Experience with deploying applications to web servers as well as the Apple/Google App Stores
  • Comfortable working with both on-site and remote team members
    Itd be great if you have experience with:
    • Leading teams and projects
    • Working in an Agile development environment
    • Contentful, Algolia, Netlify, Gatsby, Tailwind, Vue, and similar technologies
    • Automated testing and code review
    • Open source contribution and/or technology writing/speaking
      Philosophy & Approach
      • Youre a great communicator and are comfortable sharing your thoughts both verbally and in writing.
      • You understand the nuances of JavaScript, e.g. variable hoisting, double vs triple equals, and let vs const.
      • You have a good grasp of programming fundamentals, e.g. Object-oriented design, best practices, and testing.
      • You're a quick learner, and you love findingsolutions to challenging problems.
      • Details matter to you. You eat linters for lunch!
      • You work well individually as well as on small teams. A fast-paced environment is just as comfortable to you as working on larger, long-term projects.
      • You realize the world of tech is constantly evolving, and you're hungry to stay up-to-date with the latest ECMAScript updates and framework enhancements.
      • You're totally on board with our 8 company values (you can read them
      • Youre local to Richmond, VA or remote and willing to occasionally travel for on-site visits and team Jobble

Keywords: Foster Made, Richmond , Javascript Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Richmond, Virginia

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