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Frontend Software Developer

Minneapolis, MN · Information Technology
CATS is looking for a Frontend Software Developer to work on the architecture and design of our web application.

We're looking for someone who has professional experience on a web stack serving millions of users, has significant experience building interfaces in modern JavaScript and CSS, is proficient in PHP or other similar languages and has experience with relational databases.

As a Frontend Software Developer you'll be working to design the UI and UX of new features and improve existing interfaces. You should love creating mockups, prototyping ideas and taking concepts from design to implementation.
We're looking for someone who:
  • Is obsessive about design, UI and UX
  • Loves building applications with modern JavaScript & tools like ES6, Vue.js/React, Webpack, etc.
  • Is experienced in PHP or other similar languages
  • Is comfortable working on the backend code that supports their beautiful frontends
  • Is well-versed in Photoshop and loves to mock up new designs quickly
  • Knows how to take an idea from concept to execution, including all parts of the development stack

Experience you should have:
  • Strong background in web development
  • Significant JavaScript experience, preferably in a modern framework like React or Vue.js
  • Experience with backend web frameworks (preferably in PHP, but experience with something like Rails, Django, etc. is also good)
  • Experience working with relational databases and writing SQL queries

Things that are not requirements but would be nice:
  • A design portfolio demonstrating your experience
  • GitHub profile with open source contributions

What you'll be doing:
  • Implement new interfaces and features from the ground up
  • Guide the development of our frontend architecture using modern development practices
  • Maintain the existing codebase of our web application, primarily in PHP and Vue.js

What it's like to work at CATS:
  • Competitive salary & benefits
  • Relaxed, casual atmosphere with a strong focus on work/life balance
  • We're a small team, so every team member's contribution matters
  • We're bootstrapped, private & profitable, you'll work directly with the owner and senior management and have loads of input on the company's direction
  • We have a sweet homemade MAME cabinet
  • Free snacks & drinks
  • Nice skyway-connected office in downtown Minneapolis
  • Happy hour Fridays
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