Front End Software Developer

  • 114 W 41st St, New York, NY 10036, USA
  • Full-time

Job Description

We are looking for strong developers who can further the success of our applications and lead in creating great user experiences that run smooth and fast. The ideal candidate is eager to choose the right tools and languages for the job, and realizes that problem solving often involve lean, elegant validations. At Investopedia, we work on a wide range of projects at all times – everything from new website products and mobile apps, to data warehouses are in play.

About the Team:

As the world’s largest financial education property, Investopedia is the premier go-to destination for users to empower themselves with the knowledge and confidence to take action with their money. The Performance Marketing (PM) Team was established to take that experience to the next level, building tools and resources that will allow our educated audience to make decisions on what products and services they will use. Across brokerage, mortgages, autos, personal loans, credit cards, and much more, our team will build innovative products to serve the $30 billion consumer financial services industry.

Projects we work on include:

  • World’s first personalized brokerage fee comparison calculator based on different trading styles

  • State of the art walkthroughs of various brokerage platforms

  • In-depth domestic and international online broker reviews

Challenges we’re excited to tackle in 2017 include:

  • Become the world’s premier destination for resources on choosing a brokerage platform.

  • Become America’s top destination for resources on choosing various personal finance vehicles – mortgages, credit cards, student loans, personal loans, and more.

  • Launch a signature new way that the Investopedia brand intelligently helps users navigate through making smart financial decisions.

  • Design a system of frontend technologies that work individually and in sync with each other to give unified structure to the user experience.


Software development qualities that are relevant to us:

  • Deep understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks.

  • Knowledge of different rendering strategies; SPA, progressive, server-rendered, hybrid.

  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.

  • Experience with online advertising, publishing, and SEO.

  • Natively thinks in modern client-side design patterns.

  • Ability to leverage and integrate with third party APIs.

  • Commitment to continuous improvement and working in a reputable development culture.

  • Demonstrated design and UX sensibilities.

Additional Information

About Investopedia:

Investopedia is the world’s largest financial education platform, serving over 27 million unique visitors each month. Since 1999, it has been our mission to empower the investing and financial community with the knowledge to make intelligent financial decisions. Since joining IAC in 2014, we have entered an investment period and are rapidly expanding our content while introducing new tools to further cater to our most sophisticated audiences.

We are serious about continuing to drive a company culture that is both imaginative and fun, and we’re in the market for great team players who share that mentality. We are energetic, innovative and endlessly curious and are looking for the same in our talent.

Here are a few reasons to work with us…

  • Because we were voted one of the Best Places to Work two years in a row (2016 & 2017) by Business Intelligence Group, Crains Best Places to Work and a Digiday award!
  • Because our employees love us on Glassdoor! (
  • Because we believe in SCOPE (
  • Because you get to work with this guy! (David Siegel, CEO interview with Forbes) (
  • And these guys and gals! (

We care about our business and want you to know everything from goals to numbers to what’s for lunch. We have doubled in size in less than a year and we’re excited for growth, innovation, hard work and fun!

We have some of the greatest benefits such as: unlimited vacation for salaried employees, medical/dental/vision options, pet insurance, 401(k) matching, commuter subsidy, tuition reimbursement, charity gift matching, huge discounts to wireless/gym/travel/much more. Our office has free snacks, catered lunch more often than not, monthly in-house massages, and themed monthly snack. More importantly – we know how hard you work so we celebrate that hard work often.

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