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Front End Web Developer

Are you passionate, energetic and an inquisitive thinker? If you answered yes to any of those questions, we’d like you to become an integral part of our team! As the leader in online memorialization, Legacy.com collaborates with more than 1,500 newspaper and funeral homes in North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand to provide ways for individuals to express condolences to their loved ones.

With more than 27 million unique visitors per month and 275 million monthly page views, Legacy.com is a top 50 U.S. domain as measured by Quantcast.

Over the years we have created a successful, growing business all while nurturing an organization that makes social contributions. If you have a big brain, big ambitions and a big heart, we want you! We value individuals who take their work seriously, but value time away to spend with family, friends, and communities. 

We have an immediate need for a talented, motivated Front End Web Developer who will report to our Director of Development, based in our Chicago, IL office.

Position Summary

We are looking for an amazing Front End React web developer to join a fast-paced innovation team. You’ll work on experiences that create new businesses for one of the most respected brands in the country. You will play an essential role in building an exciting new set of sites from the ground up.

Requirements

  • Strong experience with React.js and data store solutions (Redux, Flux, etc.)
  •  Experience with front-end implementation in a Node.js architecture (Webpack, Babel, Express a plus)
  • Expert in Javascript the language
  • Understanding of HTML best practices and the DOM/CSS relationship
  • Experience in reactive/responsive/fluid styling
  • Experience with writing unit/integration tests
  • Approach technical challenges with an open mind and desire to innovate
  • Communicative and clear under tight deadlines
  • Have strong personal organization and attention to detail while maintaining high level of code quality
  • Experience with Docker containers and immutable infrastructures is preferred.

Benefits

Legacy.com offers a very generous and comprehensive salary and benefits package, including:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Life & Accident Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401k plan
  • Medical, Dependent Care, and Parking/Transit Flex Spending Plans
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Casual dress
  • Daily, company-provided coffee, tea, soda, and snacks
  • Friendly, team-oriented, open environment
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