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emoji of a pushpinRemote-US/Canadaemoji of a money bag$70,000-100,000 USDemoji of a clockMon Feb 07 2022
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Strategy, design, and Drupal development for large-scale publishers.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Lullabot is seeking a full-time Front-end Developer who will thrive as part of the innovative and supportive Client Services team. We are looking for someone who writes organized, well-documented code, strives to follow coding standards and implement best practices, and who succeeds when working collaboratively on a team with content strategists, designers, developers, project managers, project owners and clients. We expect all candidates to have experience with Drupal, Sass/CSS, HTML, and modern JavaScript, and be comfortable building strategic front-end architecture for large websites.

Successful candidates will have strong technical skills combined with the ability to be creative and compassionate. They'll be able to manage themselves in a 100% remote-work environment and possess excellent communication habits in order to work well with other team members and clients. Equally important is that this individual will aspire to embody our Core Values:

  • Inspire & Empower - share what you know and attempt to make those around you better than yourself.
  • Be Human - strive to be honest, humane, friendly, caring, and humble.
  • Kick Ass - be awesome and do work that you can be proud of.
  • Invent & Innovate - seek out new possibilities and solutions to create success.
  • Collaborate Openly - work as a team with sharing and trust to accomplish more.
  • Have Fun - focus on the positive and downplay competition and negativism.

Lullabot is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We strive to be a place where everyone, from any background, can do their best work and feel safe while doing so. We not only believe this is a core part of our Be Human value; it’s crucial to our Engineering Values as well. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring!

Responsibilities Include

  • Writing and debugging front-end code for Drupal (including but not limited to):

    • HTML, CSS, Sass, Twig, JavaScript
    • Theme template files, preprocess functions, theme hooks
  • Drupal site-building tasks (including but not limited to):

    • Enabling and configuring modules
    • Settings, configurations, views, menus, view modes
  • Writing and debugging front-end code with JavaScript (including but not limited to):

    • Vanilla JavaScript, JQuery, Drupal Behaviors
  • Working with local development environments and command line tools
  • Attending scheduled meetings with the project team to provide updates
  • Collaborating, planning, and completing development tasks
  • Peer reviewing co-worker and client code changes
  • Providing insight to improve front-end expertise of co-workers, contractors, and clients
  • Documenting and evaluating requests from clients
  • Setting priorities, expectations, and communicating with clients around project needs and task progress

We're Looking For

  • Understanding of Drupal module ecosystem, including experience with Drupal 8 and 9
  • Understanding of Package managers like Composer and npm
  • Proficiency in core technologies for front-end development (CSS, Sass, HTML, and JavaScript)
  • Recent experience for all aspects of Drupal theming including UI familiarity, configuration, and basic site administration, creation/manipulation of template files, preprocessing, and writing/overriding theme functions
  • Comfortable working with jQuery and other more modern JavaScript libraries for front-end development like React, Vue.js and/or Node
  • Experience with pull request and peer review workflows, including use of Git or other revision control tool for version control in a group setting
  • Knowledge and adherence to Drupal coding and security standards
  • Familiarity with terminal development tools like Drush
  • Familiarity working within an agile workflow and project ticketing systems such as Jira or Trello
  • Debugging experience in IE11+, mobile Safari, and more modern browsers
  • Strong written and verbal professional communication skills
  • Positive and encouraging attitude toward assigned work and co-workers
  • Has a professional, collaborative, and proactive approach to people and problems
  • The ability to use the following skills on a daily basis: friendliness, judgment, empowerment, respect, integrity, tact, and honesty
  • A discerning, critical mindset that avoids cynicism
  • Team player with proven ability to work well under pressure and within deadlines
  • Self-directed: able to work independently and within a virtual team, and consistently manage your own time and tasks
  • A desire for a healthy work/life balance: though additional work may sometimes be necessary, we plan for a 40 hour work week

Bonus Points

  • Experience with React, Vue, Node.js, etc.
  • Experience creating and managing front-end build processes
  • Hands on experience with projects that implemented responsive design
  • Knowledge of Docker-based local development environments
  • Ability to identify and resolve front-end related performance problems
  • Experience making front-end builds with npm/yarn
  • Familiarity with accessibility best-practices
  • Experience identifying and resolving accessibility related issues
  • Familiarity with developer tools available in modern browsers
  • Familiarity with managed hosting services and deployment tools
  • Been an active member of an open-source web community.
  • Hands-on experience with projects that implemented design systems, like Pattern Lab
  • Worked with large teams, 5+ people, on large projects from start to finish.

Requirements

  • Must have a reliable internet connection and a willingness to work from home (or anywhere) in a distributed fashion.
  • Must be able to use a computer for up to 8 hours per day
  • Must be able to travel 2-3 times per year in the United States for client on-sites and company events. Travel will be limited initially due to Covid-19 considerations.
  • Two or more years enterprise-level front-end development experience or equivalent relevant experience required. Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field is useful.
  • We are looking for a full-time (40 hours per week), U.S.- or Canada-based employee. Must be legally eligible to work in one of these locations and overlap 4 hours of your schedule to typical US work time zones (8 am ET to 6 pm PT). Specific hours may vary based on client needs.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter through our applicant tracking system using the Apply For This Job button. Don’t forget to link to your portfolio or Drupal.org profile. This position is open until filled.

Salary Range: $70,000-100,000 USD annually, pay will be commensurate with experience.

About Lullabot

Chances are good that working for Lullabot will be like nothing you've ever done before. Lullabot has been a leader in Drupal web development since our founding in 2006. We’re a distributed company without a central office, and our team is spread out across the U.S., Canada, South America, and Europe. We are masters of communication and our tightly-knit team works very closely despite geographical separation. In fact, most new employees say they feel more connected to their co-workers at Lullabot than they ever did at a conventional co-located company.

Lullabot is a 100% employee-owned ESOP, and the majority of our team are full-time employee-owners. We provide a great benefits package including health, vision, dental, and life insurance; a retirement plan; a generous tech stipend for employees to purchase computers, cell phones, or other work-related expenses; and an annual professional development budget. We offer new employees 15 paid-days-off per year, 20 paid-days-off per year after your two-year anniversary, and 25 paid-days-off after your seven-year anniversary. In addition, we offer a four-week paid Sabbatical once an employee hits 10 years with Lullabot. (Plus holidays!) And did we mention there's no commute? Your time is flexible as well, so if you need to take a break to pick the kids up from school, it's not a problem.

We have flexible hours, but we tend to schedule meetings during the North American workday and expect employees to be online and available during most of this time. Self-direction, an approachable and confident attitude, and a focus on quality over quantity are some of the things we look for. We work from both the head and the heart and guide our decisions by our Core Values.

Lullabot, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Our EEO policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotions, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

One more thing...

We strive to be transparent about our timeline and welcome you to reach out to Human Resources at jobs@lullabot.com to touch base on your application at any time. Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to complete the application and/or interview process should notify Human Resources.

INTERVIEW PROCESS

  1. Initial Screening Call (15 minutes) with potential candidates to ensure that the candidates are clear on the salary posted, the hiring timeline, and learn more about why they are interested in working at Lullabot. Screening calls typically consist of 6-7 questions (always the same questions across a single job posting), there are no names attached (use of numbers), and after a screening is complete it is reviewed by the hiring manager and HR to determine if the candidate will be invited for a technical interview. We do not require video for these calls.
  2. Technical Interview which includes a consistent set of questions across a single job posting. Candidates are interviewed virtually via Zoom by a panel 2-3 individuals. The questions are focused on learning about the candidate's depth of experience, skill proficiency, and how they approach their work and tasks related to the job description.The interview is scheduled for 60 minutes and includes time at the end of the call to share the current hiring timelines and process and for the candidate to ask questions of anyone in the interview panel.
  3. Core Values Interview which includes a consistent set of questions across a single job posting. Candidates are interviewed virtually via Zoom by a panel of 2-3 individuals. The questions are focused on learning if a candidate is a good fit based on our Core Values. We are looking to hear about how a candidate works on a daily basis, about how they are as a person/human, and if they share any of the values, goals, and aspirations we have as a company.
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