Senior Front End Developer

Christchurch, New Zealand
Full Time

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About our company

Groundplan is a web based takeoff and estimating product built specifically for the construction trades such as plumbers, electricians, painters and more. To create an estimate, users count & measure directly atop floor plans, paying special attention to usability.

Our product has already won over a large number of satisfied customers and we're looking for more talented front end specialists to continue improving the user experience and expand our product further. That's where you come in.

About our team

We're a small team of carefully selected savvy specialist servicing customers throughout the world.

About the role

This is a full time role for an experienced remote front end developer based in Christchurch, who has ideally come from a web application product background. You will work directly with the company’s founders which developed the product. On-boarding will take place at our Christchurch office, however, after the process is complete, you can choose to work remotely.

You will be expected to:

  • Develop front-end architectures
  • Develop new UI features and components in Vue
  • Write clean, functional, production ready code
  • Define how a component works as well as how it looks
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Communicate clearly & effectively through tools like Slack, Git, & email
  • Be self-motivated with the ability to take ownership of your work
  • Collaborate effectively with the Product Manager and the development team to determine the optimal UI for new features

What you will bring

  • Excellent understanding of modern Javascript, HTML and CSS
  • Excellent understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks like Vue.js (preferable), React or similar.
  • Practical understanding of git (semi-linear workflow)
  • (Preferable) Experience with the 2d or WebGL Canvas API
  • (Preferable) Basic knowledge of image authoring tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Figma

What we will provide

  • Genuine focus on work-life balance
  • Flexibility and autonomy
  • A culture of encouragement for you to take ownership, provide feedback and participate in open discussion
  • Opportunity to make a significant impact on the general behaviour, the look and the feel of our product
  • We actively encourage upskilling and will fund courses that are beneficial for the growth of the employee and the business
  • We provide all required hardware and software for you to carry out your role effectively

At present we are only considering candidates with valid NZ working rights i.e. residence, citizens. No sponsorship is available.

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