Chewy
We're on a quest to help people connect through pets.
Boston, MA

2022 UX Developer Co-op

| Greater Boston Area
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Our Opportunity:

Our 6-month UX Developer Co-op Campus Program (July – December) is a hands-on opportunity to put your classroom knowledge, passion for technology and intellectual drive to work in an environment that is fast paced and welcoming of your inputs. This position is for current students ONLY, who are enrolled in co-op eligible degree programs.

As a UX Developer Co-op for the Chewy Design Systems (CDS) team, you will focus on helping to improve the overall user experience of Chewy’s digital platforms. You will use and help create common and reusable UI components and UX patterns to establish consistency across the customer experience.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about envisioning experiences that push imaginative solutions. You will be comfortable working with cross-functional teams, including Researchers, Designers, Product Managers, and other Development teams.

What You’ll Do:

· Collaborate with creative and technical teams to deliver first class user-centric experiences

· Develop high-fidelity interactive prototypes for usability research and for deployment on multiple device types using our interactive style guides and UI component libraries

· Interpret UI/UX design and research for translation into deliverables

· Proactively explore new technologies through research and applied innovation

· Actively participate in agile ceremonies as part of project execution

· Confidently articulate (spoken and written) how a solution answers user needs, business goals, and technical constraints

· Whiteboard and ideate with colleagues from varied backgrounds to get great ideas born and sold in low fidelity

· Constantly aim to improve yourself

· Advocate for the customer

· Attend and actively participate in daily stand-up, grooming, planning, and sprint retrospective meetings

What You’ll Need:

· Enrolled in a college or university local to the Boston, MA area

· Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science

· Ability to work full-time (40 hours per week) during the full 6 month co-op cycle (July - December)

· Some experience in front end web development (HTML/CSS/JavaScript)

· Some experience with UI technologies and practices, including HTML 5, CSS (preferably Sass/PostCSS)

· Experience with web development frameworks

· Ability to write reusable code

· Experience with code repository tools and concepts such as Git

· Some understanding of responsive design patterns and principles

· A passionate self-starter looking to grow his/her skillset within the UX/UI space

· Interested in art and design, but being an actual designer is not required

· Strong listening, organization, and communication skills

Bonus:

· Experience with Sketch and InVision or equivalent software (XD, Studio, etc.)

· Experience with accessibility and ADA compliance

· A portfolio of work you’ve done

· Production experience with Angular, React, VueJSor other modern UI frameworks

· Experience building web apps with reusable component architecture

· E-commerce experience

· Animation chops

Chewy is committed to equal opportunity. We value and embrace diversity and inclusion of all Team Members.
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Where we are

Located in the Fort Point neighborhood, home to many of Boston's hip and upcoming restaurants along with emerging technology companies.

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • PHPLanguages
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    • ConfluenceManagement
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What are Chewy Perks + Benefits

Chewy Benefits Overview

We offer competitive salaries and 401k, unlimited time off, comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits, in addition to wellness programs, online communities, and resources for improved physical and mental health... enabling you to be your best self - in and outside of work. With mentorship programs, employee resource groups, cross-functional job trainings, events, and customized development tracks for advancement, we're proud to help develop and promote our team members from within.

True to our business, we're pet-friendly and have fun pet-related perks like Paw-ternity leave for new pup parents and Chewy employee discounts. We offer countless volunteer opportunities, recreational club teams, company outings, happy hours, and team events to enable you to bond with fellow Chewtopians and have some fun!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
We offer a commuter transit, parking, and dependent care FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
We're currently 100% remote due to caution and care for the health & well-being of our team. Post-pandemic, we plan to operate in a combination of onsite and remote, with logistics still being defined
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Chewy sponsors office sports leagues year-round.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross-functional lunch and learns.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

An Insider's view of Chewy

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Fast paced! We work in "doggy-years" here. It's a place where talent and hard work is valued and where team members can think big and can bring their dreams to life.

Greg

Senior Technical Recruiter

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

At Chewy, one of our operating principles is Accelerate Time. We release new features weekly, fail fast, and iterate often to bring incremental progress quickly to our Pet Parents. Our success is driven by a customer first mentality, a culture of collaboration, and empowering individuals and teams.

Heather

Associate Director, Product Management

How does the company support your career growth?

Chewy gives a significant amount of freedom and autonomy to do your best work. I am able to pursue the most important objectives, and work that I really enjoy. It’s an amazing feeling to see your hard work pay off immediately and have a positive impact on the team—and something that makes life at Chewy really unique!

Rich

Human Resources Business Partner

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

Aside from the standard 1x1s and team meetings: 24/7 via text, email, chat, voice and during business hours by walking around the office engaging in conversation, listening to current challenges and proposed solutions.

Mike

VP, Software Engineering

What projects are you most excited about?

Collaborating with so many different teams on a daily basis and seeing how we all come together to help pet parents find the products that they need for their pets.

Victoria

Senior Integrated Marketing Manager

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