Front-End Web Developer (Remote - Work from Anywhere)

Xapo

Remote
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Post Date: 03/27/2021
  • Website: xapo.com
  • Company Address: 364 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA, 94301

About Xapo

Xapo combines the convenience of an everyday Wallet with the security of a cold-storage Vault.

Job Description

Xapo is an international fintech startup on a mission to protect and grow its clients’ life savings.

We’re a fully distributed team that works remotely from 50+ countries around the world. We may come from many different cultures and backgrounds, but it’s our values, our resourcefulness, and our drive that makes us Xapiens.

We work hard, think globally, and inspire each other to grow every day. If you’re the best at what you do and share our passion, we want you.

Join us, wherever you are, and help us build a digital bank worthy of the digital age at Xapo.

Position overview

We are looking for a Front-End Web Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include the translation of design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application. You will work with the product designer and bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks as well as how it works.

Although we are headquartered in Gibraltar, this is a full time, 100% remote position. Work from anywhere!

Responsibilities

  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of design, from a visual and experience standpoint.
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders

Skills needed

  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
  • Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery
  • Good understanding of advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks, such as AngularJS, KnockoutJS, BackboneJS, ReactJS, DurandalJS etc.
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image. Familiarity with tools such as Figma and Lokalise is a plus.
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Github
  • Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them.
  • Excellent attention to detail

Other requirements

  • A dedicated workspace 
  • A reliable internet connection with the fastest speed possible in your area
  • Devices and other essential equipment that meet minimal technical specifications
  • Alignment with Our Values.

WHY WORK FOR XAPO?

IMPACT GLOBALLY, WORK REMOTELY.

  • Shape the Future: Improve lives through cutting-edge technology, work 100% remotely from anywhere in the world.
  • Own Your Success: Receive attractive remuneration, enjoy an autonomous work culture and flexible hours, apply your expertise to meaningful work every day.
  • Expect Excellence: Collaborate, learn, and grow with a high-performance team.

ABOUT XAPO

We founded Xapo to address two of the biggest issues with Bitcoin adoption: accessibility and security. In a matter of years, we developed an industry-leading platform that introduced cryptocurrency into the daily lives of millions worldwide.

Now, we’re bringing our expertise to all facets of our users’ finances. Because no matter who we are or where we’re from, we all deserve more options, more control, and more peace of mind where our money is concerned.

We’re an Equal Opportunity Employer – we believe that diversity is critical to our success as a global company. An inclusive workplace is the foundation of Xapo – it allows us to create products that cater to clients around the world.

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.