Front-End Lead Developer (Website)

 WeVideo inspires our employees, who in turn inspire each of our 30 million users. Come work with a remarkable team that’s dedicated to this common goal.

Lead the website development team that expands WeVideo’s growth, and ignites creativity in content creators, small businesses and school children all over the world. Have the freedom to reach this goal in the best way you know how.

We believe that everyone has a story to tell. Join WeVideo and begin the next chapter in your story with us.

Responsibilities

  • Lead a website team that continuously develops and improves www.wevideo.com
  • Manage multiple project expectations, requirements, priorities and deadlines 
  • Cooperatively navigate development needs with Marketing, Sales and Product teams
  • Shore up technical gaps in project definitions 
  • Measure success with an end-user centric mindset, driving projects through to fruition
  • Own the website technology


Required Skills
  • 4+ years of web development experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in CS or equivalent work experience
  • Expert knowledge of current and emerging web technologies: JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, etc
  • Practical knowledge of one or more web dev frameworks: React, Angular, vue.js or similar
  • Practical knowledge of one or more website platforms: Wordpress, Drupal, Shopify or similar
  • Practical knowledge of Agile methodologies like Scrum and Kanban
  • Passion for writing reusable, testable and efficient code
  • Great understanding of RESTful APIs & SaaS platforms
  • Passion to explore, push boundaries, and use the latest development tools and platforms
  • Experience leading a team, including being able to collaborate effectively, set clear goals, and make timely decisions
  • Basic understanding of big data, analytics, and event tracking 
  • Basic understanding of SEO marketing concepts and strategies
  • Basic understanding of Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager


Bonus skills
  • Agile leadership: Process Owner for KanBan or Scrum Master
  • Have a track record in project management of web projects
  • A keen eye for User Experience Design 
  • Expertise with Google Tag Manager


 
***WeVideo does not accept unsolicited applications from third party services.  Unsolicited applications from third party agencies will be treated as a gift and no fee will be paid***

About WeVideo
WeVideo is a powerful, easy to use, cloud-based collaborative video creation platform that is the digital storytelling choice of more than 6,500 schools worldwide. With nearly 30 million accounts created to date, WeVideo is also the first choice of consumers and businesses, as well as the video backbone for many third-party solutions. WeVideo is a Google for Education partner and is the exclusive digital storytelling solution for Google’s Education Creative Bundle for Chromebooks. WeVideo is also a Microsoft Education Partner. Anyone can access WeVideo, from any computer or device at school, home, work, or on the go to capture, edit, view and share videos with secure storage of their content in the Cloud. For more information about WeVideo, please visit http://www.wevideo.com, follow us on Twitter at @wevideo or visit us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/wevideo/ 



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