Senior Developer

New York, United States | Full-time

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Who We Are

Ready Set Rocket is a digital agency committed to connecting brands and consumers through innovative multi-channel experiences. You can find our offices in New York City and Los Angeles.

We are a team of expert makers who collaborate closely and effectively to solve our client’s challenges. And it doesn’t stop there. We are relentless relationship builders, technological innovators and brand enthusiasts who continuously strive to improve and enhance our products and offerings to better serve our partners.

Ready Set Rocket offers a competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, flexible PTO, 401k contribution matching, paid family leave, gym membership reimbursement, and more. Ready Set Rocket was recognized for Best Agency Culture at the 2018 Ad Age Small Agency Awards.

The Role

As Senior Developer, you'll build beautiful websites and build a team here at Ready Set Rocket. You're already an ace with JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3, and love to play with emerging technologies to create innovative, immersive experiences. You’ll take the lead developer role on some of our agency’s most high-profile projects, but you’ll also translate your thinking and direction clearly to junior developers and vendor partners. You’ll help us to identify the most promising candidates to join the team and help grow new members into killer developers like yourself. Your incredible, borderline obsessive attention to detail and passion for delivering awesome experiences for users will be instrumental in continually raise the standards for work out of the agency.

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • 5+ years of full-stack development experience building enterprise or leading commercial sites (B2B and B2C)
  • Extensive experience defining functional requirements 
  • Demonstrated track record of producing excellent quality work, taking a development project from beginning to end
  • Online portfolio showcasing your abilities and recent work on live sites
  • Accomplished ability with JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3 and related technologies
  • Passion for development with a sharp eye for high-end visual design
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to translate technical concepts to non-technical individuals
  • Experience with WordPress integrations
  • Mobile and responsive development experience
  • Experience leading teams of junior developers or development vendors, providing clear direction and QA parameters

Bonus Points

  • Custom theme development (WordPress preferred) 
  • Experience with JavaScript application frameworks featuring React
  • Agency experience