Associate Front End Web Developer at Piaggio Fast Forward

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The Business Operations team at Piaggio Fast Forward is looking for a rockstar Associate Front End Web Developer to join the team. Working in collaboration with designers and other development resources, you will have ownership over the codebase for our websites, work to implement the design and marketing assets in our CMS, and be the subject matter expert for all things web and marketing front-end. You will partner with our design team to deliver a world class website experience. You’ll suggest new ways to make our site more engaging through code and figure out how to bring those experiences to life across the mygita.com and piaggiofastforward.com websites, store, landing pages, blog, and email templates - in ways that also ensure our site is reliable, consistent, and scalable. Your code will result in engaging experiences that drive lead conversion and sales.

You Will:

  • Work with stakeholders from the Marketing, Design, Product, and Customer Support teams to develop and maintain our websites and marketing assets.
  • Hold our websites to a high standard.
  • Identify areas for improvement and automation.
  • Collaborate with our designers to make our websites and email templates best-in-class.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert to anything web-related for our brand.
  • Extensively test and document your work.

Requirements:

  • 2-3 years of experience in front-end development.
  • Candidates may be asked to submit a portfolio with work samples.
  • Proficiency in CSS and modern JavaScript (ES6).
  • Experience working in a Javascript framework (ReactJS, Vue.js, AngularJS, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of static website generators.
  • Experience developing within a CMS (Wordpress, Contentful, HubSpot, etc.).
  • Working understanding of CRM apps such as HubSpot, Salesforce, etc. (Bonus points for expertise).
  • Experience working with servers, databases, APIs, and Amazon Web Services is a plus.
  • Experience using Git.
  • Experience working in Scrum or Kanban.
  • Experience with CI/CD.
  • Strong ability to troubleshoot and problem solve.
  • Willingness to explore and advocate for new techniques and web technologies.
  • Bachelor's/associate's degrees are preferred, but we will consider anyone whose work samples demonstrate a high level of professional dev/design skill.
  • Successful applicants will be asked to show proof that they can legally work in the U.S.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • C++Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • MATLABLanguages
    • OpenCVLibraries
    • EigenLibraries
    • BoostLibraries
    • CaffeFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks
    • TorchFrameworks
    • InventorDesign
    • SalesforceCRM
    • Salesforce Marketing CloudEmail

Location

We are a short walk from Sullivan Square T Station! You can easily access both Assembly Row and Union Square from our office.

An Insider's view of Piaggio Fast Forward

What are some social events your company does?

Given the times, most of our team is now working remotely. We’ve taken this period as an opportunity to explore and get creative with virtual events. We host informal morning coffees, and end of week happy hours. These have become a great way to reconnect with work friends, and to introduce and welcome new hires to the team.

Tory

Office Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

In order to keep everything running smoothly here at PFF, proper inter-team communication is essential. Slack is our bread and butter, and we use it for everything. Personally though, I tend to prefer a face-to-face conversation with someone in front of a whiteboard, especially when complex abstract concepts are the topic of discussion.

Nick

Software Engineer

How does the company support your career growth?

Since joining PFF, I've been able to test and development my skills as an analyst while learning new things as I go. Everyone at PFF is very helpful and shares the desire to spread their knowledge in their fields. I've been able to be very hands-on with many different cross functional partners and apply my skills to projects across the company.

Kelechi

Data Analyst

What is your vision for the company?

My vision is of a world in which vehicles like Piaggio Fast Forward’s gita® enable people of all ages and abilities to move further, faster, and more enjoyably. In the present era of AI, autonomy and ubiquitous networks, vehicles that promote walkability, human interaction and off-screen exploration will be fundamental to our sense of well-being.

Jeffrey

Chief Vision Officer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I've had the opportunity to grow with gita®. Early on, I applied my knowledge of design for manufacturing to facilitate the transition from concept to consumer product. By instilling manufacturability from an early stage I have worked to setup the foundation for a successful product. Now as the Lead Manufacturing Engineer I oversee production.

Eddie

Lead Manufacturing Engineer

What are Piaggio Fast Forward Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Piaggio Fast Forward offers a 3% 401(k) contribution.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Pet Friendly
We have multiple office dogs including, but not limited to, Douglas, Abby, Bleu, Skye, and Mosley!
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
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