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Frontend Developer


1 year ago

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Plivo is a cloud communications platform that empowers businesses to connect, engage and interact with their customers with confidence. 

Plivo’s mission is to simplify business communications.  Thousands of businesses around the globe, including IBM, Workday, Wolters Kluver, and Splunk, rely on Plivo to power their voice and SMS communications on a global scale.

Founded in 2011, Plivo has over 300 employees remotely across US and India. Plivo was a part of YCombinator and is backed by prominent investors, including Andreessen Horowitz and Battery Ventures. 

Plivo has been profitable for the past 7 years, an unusual milestone for companies of this scale.  Plivo’s success has landed it among the leading global CPaaS (Communications Platform as a Service) companies and at the cutting edge of the CPaaS sector, which is estimated to grow to $16 billion by 2025.

We are seeking a Frontend Development who will join a team that oversees the development of our new solutions brand websites, and Contacto is an omnichannel contact center for B2C customer service teams, and Sellular is an omnichannel sales engagement platform. Both utilize Plivo’s cloud communication platform. Because Contacto and Selluar are new, this role provides the opportunity to build and grow new brands within an existing company by elevating the experience of our most important marketing assets, our websites.

The ideal candidate for this role is a technical hands-on developer who enjoys producing high-quality front end ui and web pages. As a member of the marketing team, this person should possess a willingness to learn and gain a deep understanding of our marketing website codebase, and related systems. Experience in a startup environment is a plus. 

The role reports to the leader of the go-to-market team, and is a great opportunity for candidates who want to work in a fast-paced, high-growth, collaborative environment and make a big impact. This position will be remote, working from home anywhere across India.

Roles & Responsibilities :

  • Own, develop and improve the overall experience of our marketing websites by developing and improving frontend features, webpages, and animations as shared by the design team

  • Build reusable and responsive components and libraries for future use

  • Plan, create, and develop end presentation layers for digital properties including websites, landing pages, and microsites in accordance with leading software and graphic design principles

  • Test the effectiveness, quality, and search engine optimisation of designed solutions

  • Write standard-compliant front-end code using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

  • Establish and document development standards and common components for use across multiple business units

  • Handle multiple projects in a dynamic and fast-paced environment

  • Effectively communicate across the go-to-market team and broader organization, sharing ideas, updates, timelines, processes, and results

  • Forge strong working relationships with the go-to-market team and overall organization

Qualifications :

  • Engineering or related degree in front end development or related field

  • A minimum of 3 years hands-on experience as a frontend developer or related position building web based frontends 

  • Expertise and hands-on experience with web services and technologies such as HTML5, JavaScript,, Bootstrap, CSS Preprocessing, Responsive Design

  • Basic understanding of Static Site Generators such as Jekyll and Hugo

  • Knowledge of Git 

  • Hands-on experience with REST APIs 

  • Basic knowledge of Figma and/or Zeplin and the ability to properly interpret designs from these tools

  • Up-to-date with web development trends, best practices, and tools/techniques

  • Write clean, high-quality, and scalable code that complies with industry standards

  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and effective solutions

  • Experience with performance and optimization problems and a demonstrated ability to both diagnose and prevent these problems

Perks and Benefits

  • Remote work environment

  • Empowerment to plan and execute

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Generous leave policy


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