Front End Software Engineer

Development · Golden, Colorado
Department Development
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $65K-85K commensurate with experience

About Woodridge

Woodridge Software is a team of 50+ developers and designers that build complicated custom mobile and web applications for enterprises across a diverse set of industries including Financial Services, Healthcare, Cybersecurity, Education, Non-Profits, Cleantech, and Government. At Woodridge, you’ll enjoy the variety that comes with working for a consulting firm, the stimulation of working with smart colleagues, and the work/life balance that comes with not working on evenings and weekends. Our employees value the different technologies they get to work with. We are located right off I-70 in Golden.


The Front End Software Engineer will be a core member of the Woodridge development team and will be an important contributor in delivering quality software to our clients (client interaction will be expected).


Job Functions

  • Develop functional and appealing web and mobile applications by translating UX wireframes to actual code that will produce the visual elements of the applications
  • Provide website maintenance and enhancements
  • Create functional demos and prototypes
  • Assist back-end developers with coding and troubleshooting
  • Create and maintain cascading style sheets (CSS) that are consistent across all browsers and platforms
  • Responsible for applying look & feel to websites using scalable responsive techniques.
  • Maintain graphic standards and branding throughout a project’s interface
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies
  • Promote usability and accessibility best practices


The primary qualification is that you are bright and have good front end web development skills. Successful candidates, however, typically have the following:


  • 2+ years website development experience including experience with responsive website development and best practices
  • Strong knowledge of CSS and semantic HTML. Experience with Sass preferred.
  • General Javascript knowledge 
  • Photoshop experience and familiarity with Foundation a plus
  • Understanding of and experience with Git
  • Experience with accessibility, animation, design systems, or style guides is a plus.
  • Clean well-commented/documented code with a strong drive to create engaging user experiences
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Understanding of common software project management and development practices
  • Ability to help define and meet deadlines; know how long it will take you do x, y, and z
  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Web Design, Computer Science, Information Systems, Graphic Design, or equivalent experience


Culture

We work hard to have a good time both in and out of the office. Some of the perks include:

  • Reimbursement for weekly team lunches held every Friday
  • Monthly Burger Councils
  • Quarterly team-building event (e.g. go-karting, laser tag, skiing, disc golf, indoor skydiving)
  • 18 vacation days the first year, 21 vacation days the second year, 25 after three years
  • Reasonable weekly hours target


Awards

In the past year, Woodridge has won several awards that illustrate our high growth and great company culture. 

  • An Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Company in America
  • Colorado Companies to Watch Winner
  • COBiz Top Woman-Owned Company
  • COBiz Top Software Company Winner
  • DBJ Fast 50 Winner
  • DBJ Best Places to Work


This is a full-time, salaried position, not an hourly or contract position.

All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States (no sponsorship available)

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  • Location
    Golden, Colorado
  • Department
    Development
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
  • Compensation
    $65K-85K commensurate with experience