Front End Developer

at Voxy in New York City, New York
Posted 7 months ago

About this position

We believe that learning a language should be fun, rewarding, and a gateway to the best experiences life has to offer. If you agree, we’d love to talk!

If you are a front end software developer looking use your talent in an endeavor more noble than tricking consumers into buying a new widget or helping traders earn big bonuses, take a look at Voxy.  Voxy front end developers will change the way millions of people around the world learn English by using sound science combined with innovative (and patented!) technology. You will be instrumental in the complete overhaul and redesign of our application’s front end moving from legacy templates to clean client/server code. Voxy’s goal is to become THE vendor of first choice in the $80 billion dollar English language education market and our development team will be instrumental in reaching this goal.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • You will be the driver behind our revamped reactive, accessible, responsive and when the world is ready progressive front end application
  • Build an innovative games/activity framework to engage learners in a scientifically validated manner that improves learning
  • Create nicely-instrumented code that is testable and deployable, including A/B testing of new features for usability and efficacy
  • We are global! So our interface needs to be global too. The front end is internationalized for learners with different cultures, viewpoints and language acquisition methods
  • Build and refine a real time big data dashboard that our partners use to enhance learner outcomes
  • Not afraid of taking on an occasional back end challenge

What We’re Looking For:

  • Bilingual English/Portuguese
  • 3+ years of experience working as a commercial software developer
  • Experience in a modern javascript frameworks such as vue, react and angular
  • Curiosity and knowledge about technologies and architectural patterns of software engineering across the entire stack with a focus on front end technology (e.g. CSS, javascript, html5 etc)
  • Pragmatism in understanding when to build the solution that scales to 1 million users or works for 100 users

What Would Be Nice To Have:

  • Vue.js is the front end framework Voxy uses(we used backbone previously)
  • Python experience would be great for deciphering back end code
  • AWS would be cool too, but no big deal if you haven’t
  • B.S. or higher in computer science, science or engineering discipline or equivalent experience

Working here, you’ll enjoy:

  • Competitive salary and stock options
  • Work directly with the international engineering team based in New York.
  • Medical, transportation and lunch benefits
  • Mobile reimbursement
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Reimbursement for attendance at industry or professional conferences
  • Language classes
  • Monthly team outings
  • Unlimited snacks and beverages and access to beer fridge
  • Awesome team of super bright, creative, talented, and passionate individuals
  • Easily accessible office located at Rua Butanta, 194 – Pinheiros

Want to know more about us?

Voxy is a NYC-based company that is changing the way the world learns English. Our proprietary personalization technology and exclusive partnerships with leading content publishers enable us to deliver a one-of-a-kind solution to over 2.5 million English learners across the globe. Our mobile and web applications make it possible for individuals to learn from the world around them, turning everyday experiences and content into fun, game-like activities. Our custom-built, live one-on-one tutoring platform brings the necessary human element front and center, and is a core piece of our methodology. Voxy’s disruption of the $80B market for English language education has been recognized by leading education investors and the company has been deemed a pioneer by The New York Times, CNN Money, Fast Company, Mashable, Univision, Veja (Brazil), Venturebeat, and others.

About Voxy

Changing the Way the World Learns English

Learn more:
voxy.com/

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