We shape modern brands for a connected future.

You’ll be responsible for the front-end development and animation of interactive projects and collaborating with a very skilled and passionate team of designers, developers and producers.
You will have the chance to work on a variety of projects including (but not limited to) web applications for desktop and mobile, large dot-com sites, user interfaces for tools and content management systems, and out-of-home installations. As a Senior Creative Developer, you’ll be leading the build of large sites and providing an extra layer of interaction and motion to our work.

Key Duties

  • Lead developer on large projects, working alongside software engineers and providing leadership for other front-end developers on the project
  • Direct collaboration with our production, creative, strategy, and studio teams
  • Providing rich animations and interactions through various web technologies, such as webGL, canvas, and advances CSS3 animations
  • Mentoring junior members of the development team, providing guidance and support
  • Figuring out unorthodox solutions to creative problems

Must Have

  • Proficiency with HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript
  • Experience with modern JavaScript frameworks and tools (React, ES6, Backbone, etc)
  • Experience with CSS pre and post-processors (SASS, LESS, PostCSS, etc)
  • Experience with build tools (Webpack, Grunt, Gulp, etc)
  • Experience with dependency management tools (NPM, Browserify, RequireJS, etc)
  • Experience working with responsive design and developing for mobile, tablet, and desktop
  • Experience creating projects that have strong motion graphics, transitions, or animated properties outside of simple button rollovers
  • Knowledge of animation tools, such as TweenMax, PIXI, and ThreeJS
  • Knowledge of SEO and Accessibility best-practices
  • Past experience leading and architecting multi-developer projects
  • Strong OOP skills, strive to write clean and maintainable code
  • Strong eye for visual design and motion graphics

Good to Have

  • Creative background
  • Experience with Cinder, OpenFrameworks, Processing, Unity or Flash
  • Experience with animation software, such as After Effects, Cinema 4D, etc.
  • iOS and Android development experience
  • Understanding of front-end performance optimization techniques
  • Experience integrating with third party RESTful APIs
  • CMS integration

Firstborn offers an excellent compensation package that includes:

  • Competitive salary (compensation will be based on experience)
  • Full Medical, Dental, and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • We also offer Vision, Short-term disability, and life insurance at no cost
  • 401K
  • Pleasant, enthusiastic, fast paced work environment with great people who love what they do