Senior Front-End Designer & Developer

New York, United States Full-time

What You'll Do

As a Senior Front-End Designer & Developer, you'll take a leadership position in helping create beautiful websites at Ready Set Rocket. You're an ace with JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, and love to play with emerging technologies to create beautiful, immersive experiences. You're a passionate front-end expert, and have a strong understanding of visual design. Not only can you write the code, but you can translate your technical knowledge and insight with designers, project managers, and clients. You have an incredible, obsessive attention to detail and passion for delivering awesome experiences. You love to collaborate with others, but also love tackling a challenge on your own. Your creativity and entrepreneurial mentality will help shape the strategy for Ready Set Rocket, and you like to dream big.   


Key Skills 

1. Build outstanding integrations which include server side hosting, Wordpress, tagging analytics and in depth marketing tracking code

2. Understand how to implement cutting edge marketing technology

3. Write code that makes our designs look even more unique and beautiful 

4. Award-winning front end design


  • 5+ years of front-end development experience
  • Demonstrated track record of producing excellent quality work
  • 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 
  • Excellent attention to detail and passion for quality
  • Mobile and responsive design experience

Core Skills

  • BA/BS in CS, Visual Design, or equivalent experience
  • Basic knowledge of integrating with content management systems (Wordpress, SiteCore, etc)
  • At least 2 years of agency experience
  • Leadership experience, including setting and maintaining of elevated team standards in a fast-paced creative environment
  • Basic knowledge of full-stack technologies a plus

Ready Set Rocket's East Coast headquarters are based on the edge of SoHo - the chicest neighborhood in Manhattan, the perfect hub for our digital creative world. We are a happy team with weekly gatherings, staff lunches, great snacks and major growth and learning opportunities. Our benefits are top notch, too!

Ready Set Rocket is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We strongly support diversity in the workforce.