Front End Development Lead

  • 10855 S. River Front Parkway, Suite 300, South Jordan, Utah, us
  • Full-time

Company Description

Cricut helps people everywhere live creative lives by providing the tools they need to make beautiful, high-quality DIY projects quickly and easily. Innovator in the smart cutting machines category, Cricut offers the industry-leading Cricut MakerTM and Cricut Explore® machines, Design Space® software, a lineup of crafting tools and accessories, and a diverse range of materials such as vinyl, decorative papers, and iron-on. Cricut products can be found at most major craft stores and online. Cricut is located in the Salt Lake City area of Utah. Learn more at Cricut.com.

Job Description

Are you looking to step into a leadership development role? Cricut has an exciting opportunity for a Front End Development Lead to join a fast-paced, innovative company in the DIY consumer packaged goods industry. This position provides the opportunity to lead two front end developers while being a hands-on contributor in a highly visible role within Cricut's Creative Development Team. The Front End Development Lead liaises closely with the UX, Visual Design, Marketing, and Software Engineering teams, and reports to the Creative Director. You will be instrumental in ensuring our digital efforts are executed with precision and efficiency by overseeing the team responsible for creating and maintaining web and email assets.

Qualifications

Requirements
  • 3+ years front-end design/development experience
  • Proficient with: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and jQuery
  • CMS (Drupal or WordPress)
  • Understanding of version control
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience with email campaigns and email service providers
  • Experience with web asset optimization techniques
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Work well in a close team environment
  • Must have a strong portfolio that exemplifies a broad range of web experience and working on site design and coding
  • Well-versed in web technologies, best practices, emerging trends in media, and marketing
  • Previous experience leading projects
  • Strong conception, presentation, and client-facing skills
  • Ability to take design direction from concept through execution with great attention to detail

Responsibilities

  • Building the client-side code for polished templates, from HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript that meet W3C standards
  • Collaborate in a fast-paced environment to rapidly iterate and prototype digital products
  • Testing and troubleshooting HTML across multi-platform browsers and email clients
  • Produce and execute creative/content for e-Commerce website and email materials
  • Build and improve upon web pages to ensure best possible page load time
  • Maintain customer-facing marketing websites
  • Follow brand standards and web style guides to ensure brand maintains their unique visual identity
  • Lead a small team of developers while managing your team’s part of every project

Additional Information

What to Do Next: 

Please send a resume and a link to your portfolio that exemplifies a broad range of web experience and site design and coding and note about why you are the best Front End Development Lead for this position. You can be sure that Cricut is a workplace that values individuality and variety, so write to us in your real voice and tell us what you’re all about. Please submit any online presence you may have (Twitter, Facebook, Fan pages made because of you), and if you are a DIY enthusiast, whether you think you are a good one or not, that means a lot to us, and we would love to hear about it when you send us your information!