Full Stack Web Developer (Contract- NY Tri-State Area)

Company: Local Projects, LLC
Job type: Contract

At Local Projects, Creative Technologists are intuitive problem solvers and are always seeking new and innovative ways to bring creative ideas into the world.
The Full-Stack Web Developer delivers rich web-based experiences leveraging new technologies and interaction paradigms. We are pushing the boundaries of the browser in the areas of real-time graphics and network-driven multi-user collaborative experiences.
Responsibilities include the development of production-grade application architectures and implementations, alongside rapid prototyping and building lightweight proofs-of-concept to vet creative ideas and technical possibilities.
The Full-Stack Developer must form a strong, trusted relationship with the technology team, creative and ux teams, project management, and company leadership. Exceptional attention to detail and an insistence on flawless delivery are key traits for success.
* We will only consider candidates based in the New York tri-state area.
* Please include a cover letter, a link to your website/portfolio, and a link to your GitHub account (or similar).
General experience with assorted front-end web technologies, solid grasp of JavaScript (and ideally TypeScript), plus the canvas APIs, CSS, UI frameworks, and reactive frameworks
Deep experience in at least two of the three web technologies below (and a desire to learn the third):
Vue.js Including the development of custom components
Three.js Understand the scene graph, geometry, cameras, animations, basic shaders, and interactivity
WebSocket Understand real-time networking architectures and how to keep multiple clients synchronized for live collaboration on a shared data model
Familiarity with version control systems, test-driven-development, continuous integration, and continuous deployment
Experience integrating web apps with content management systems and other APIs, (e.g. via REST, GraphQL)
Basic understanding of server-side technologies, familiarity with Node, AWS Lambda, S3, and other AWS services is a plus
Security and privacy data management, familiarity with OAuth
Strong sensibilities around interaction and graphic design, and attention to the details and nuances that go into making a great user experience
Ability to implement pixel-for-pixel against design specs, while building a technical architecture flexible enough for continued iteration and refinement following usability testing
Local Projects offers to its Full-Time staff Health/Dental/Vision, FSA, 401k, access to Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance and Life Insurance as well as a generous PTO package.
Local Projects is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Our collaboration with each other and the experiences we create together greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across all disciplines, at all levels of the studio. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color, and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.
Local Projects is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity, and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics.

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