Gigantic Front-End JavaScript and Webflow Developer (4 Month Contract) Remote · Full time Company website

Gigantic is an interactive experience company that provides digital-first solutions for small and medium-sized businesses. Our tight-knit team punches above its weight with deep experience in connecting interaction design and branding – often serving as trusted guides that help steer brands forward. We prefer low-code digital platforms like Webflow to help create solutions that empower clients and allow for easy handoff and post-launch management. We enjoy what we do, work hard, and always remember never to take things too seriously.

Description

About the Job

Gigantic is seeking a Front-End JavaScript and Webflow Developer for a 4-month contract. This contract is expected to begin July 15th and end November 15th, 2024. In this role, you'll use JavaScript, HTML, and CSS to build and maintain high-quality web applications. You'll work with Webflow and Figma on a daily basis to transform design mockups into functional, responsive, and user-friendly websites. As part of our development team, you'll collaborate closely with our Creative Director and other team members to ensure that every project meets our standards of functional excellence and aesthetic appeal. You will be responsible for implementing animations, optimizing web performance, and ensuring accessibility across all web projects. Our team operates with respect and openness, and we'll ask the same from you.


Timeline

  • Applications accepted June 3rd - June 14th.
  • Interviews scheduled June 17th - 21st.
  • Contract period is July 15th - November 15th, 2024.


Must-Haves

✅ Our expectations for this role:

  • Expert-level experience of JavaScript and modern JavaScript frameworks, such as React or Vue
  • Expert level understanding of HTML and CSS
  • CSS animation or GSAP experience
  • Basic familiarity with Webflow and a willingness to work in it daily
  • Knowledge of web accessibility standards (WCAG)
  • Understanding of web performance optimization
  • Experience with RESTful APIs and GraphQL
  • Experience with build tools and task runners like Webpack, Vite, or npm scripts
  • Knowledge of SEO best practices
  • Deep experience with Figma
  • A sharp, strategic thinker who seeks collaborative solutions
  • A portfolio for our team to review
  • Strong internet connectivity
  • Availability - 9-4p PT at a minimum
  • In the Pacific or Mountain time zones
  • Flexibility within your role
  • Ability to work and collaborate with a minimal (or missing) brief
  • Understanding of design systems
  • Appreciation for the business side of things
  • Fresh ideas and perspectives
  • Pride in what you do
  • A sense of ownership over projects and excitement to dive in
  • A user-first perspective
  • Willingness to adapt to our approach and systems


Nice to Haves

🍩 The sprinkles-on-top that we’d love to see (but are not required):

  • Experience with Webflow Designer
  • Experience with Finsweet’s Attributes library
  • Webflow Expert certification
  • Experience with A/B testing
  • Experience with SASS
  • Ability to present work to clients
  • A personality that aligns with our team
  • Experience in Adobe PS/AI


Benefits We Provide You

💙 We care for the people we work with. These are the benefits we offer our team members:

  • Fully-remote with flexible hours
  • Monthly WFH stipend for internet costs and comfort
  • Quarterly team events


Shouldn't Haves

☠️ Qualities we avoid to ensure a healthy team dynamic:

  • Preciousness or inability to adapt work
  • Disruptive or toxic attitudes that don’t seek collaboration
  • Non-adaptable “own way of doing things”
  • A lack of autonomy or need for constant direction