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  • Front End Web Developer

    Req No.
    2017-1926
    Location Name
    SIDEARM Sports
    Location
    US-NY-Syracuse
    Category
    Information Technology
    Type
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    The team at SIDEARM provides the technology platform that powers the official websites, mobile apps, statistical integration, live audio and video streaming, and e-commerce platforms of more than 1,000 collegiate athletic partners across the nation.  

     

    We’re a passionate mix of technologists, creatives, and strategists that care deeply about the products we create, and the people we create them for.  We stand at the intersection of sports and technology, and are constantly innovating and evolving our products to deeply integrate the industries and provide exceptional products for our partners and their fans. Our team embraces a casual and collaborative work environment that moves at a rapid pace, where all team members are deeply involved in the success of our products and services.

     

    We're fortunate enough to be trusted by some of the biggest brands in the industry, including 250 NCAA Division I programs, and over 40 of the 65 Power 5 athletic departments.  We are proud that the work we do is experienced by millions of sports fans each year.   

     

    We are actively accepting applications for a Front End Web Developer to join our development team.  In this role, you’ll focus on collaborating with our creative team to implement their designs with the SIDEARM software and digital products.  

    Responsibilities

    Our Ideal candidate:

     

    You’ve got serious front-end skills.  You’ll be responsible for writing the responsive HTML, CSS and JS that bring our websites to life, and you enjoy creating interactive user experiences.    

     

    You are a problem solver.  You’ll work collaboratively with your team to ensure design feasibility and solve coding challenges.

     

    You enjoy learning.  We are a technology-focused organization that is constantly evolving our products, services, and work processes, learning together how we can best serve our clients.  

     

    You are accountable. SIDEARM is a team of various talents and responsibilities, all working together to build products that connect with our clients and fans. Every member of our team works cohesively to solve problems and complete the task at hand.  

     

    You are detail oriented. Our ideal candidate has the ability to craft pixel perfect designs. Our industry is constantly evolving and we are looking for skilled developers who have an eye for detail.

     

    You are flexible. With more than 1,000 collegiate athletic partners, every day is a new opportunity to experience and grow as a valuable team member. Our ideal candidate is agile and looking for a challenge.

     

    Success Criteria

     

    Your success will be measured based on:

     

    Effectiveness.  Are your implementations effective and do they meet the requirements and goals of the project, the user base, and the company based on available resources and existing technology?

     

    User Experience.  How satisfied are users with the interactive experience? Does the implementation effectively utilize the available technology appropriately? Is the experience accessible to all users with various specialized needs?

     

    Drive.  Are you constantly striving to improve what you do, how you do it, and the quality of our products and services?

     

     

    Qualifications

    Minimum Requirements  

     

    • 2-3 years of professional front end development experience
    • Advanced understanding of HTML and CSS
    • Advanced understanding of JavaScript
    • Exposure to responsive design techniques

     

    We’ll be extra impressed if you have:

     

    • Experience with LESS, SCSS or CSS preprocessors
    • Experience with KnockoutJS, AngularJS or another JavaScript templating library
    • Understanding of semantic HTML, ARIA, and WCAG 2.0

    Think you’d be a great fit for our team?  Drop us a line and introduce yourself! We’d love to get the conversation started.  

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