Junior Front End Developer

Luxury Garage Sale ("LGS") is an upscale consignment service and boutique based in Chicago that was founded in 2010 by co-owners Brielle Buchberg and Lindsay Segal. With combined backgrounds in fashion, retail, styling and marketing, their expertise runs deep. LGS is Brie and Lindsay’s joint vision: a curated, high-fashion retail experience and consignment boutique rolled into one. Their keen eye; commitment to providing top-notch, personal service; and unabashed passion for fashion are reflected in everything they do. Luxury Garage Sale was named as one of Lucky's favorite boutiques in the country and has been featured in Refinery29, Marie Claire, Elle, Daily Candy, Crain's Chicago Business, Chicago Magazine, Racked, NBC, FOX and more.

We are looking for self-starters who are engaging, quick on their feet, and have strong business acumen. We need brains and passion to grow LGS and to make it happen in style. This is an opportunity to get in at the ground floor and work with a small, collaborative team at a quickly growing company!

Our ideal candidate would have experience in Photoshop or Sketch, as well as have detailed knowledge in HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Ability to build engaging websites with rich graphical content is a must.

We’re looking for a team member who is very comfortable with JavaScript and eager to learn emerging front end web technologies like ReactJS and Polymer.

 

This role reports directly to our Director of Software Engineering and will develop compelling and engaging content for LGS’s online channels. More specifically, you will:

  • Create beautiful responsive landing pages based off of PSDs created by our marketing department.
  • Take ideas from concept to completion: Create wireframes and click through comps to effectively portray UI/UX.
  • Work side by side with our other developers to ensure that all of our internal and external tools are as easy to use as they are easy on the eyes.
  • Manage cross-functional relationships with marketing and development teams

Who LGS is Looking For:

  • A confident candidate who’s highly interested in fashion and looking to get exposure to the ins and outs of a growing company
  • A goal-orientated individual who loves to tidy up and keep things organized.
  • A go-getter with an eager personality who is willing to learn and grow with our team
  • A hard worker who is able to jump in on a variety of tasks that vary day-to-day
  • A detail-oriented individual who is focused and can help all processes run smoothly

Additional Information:

  • Competitive Salary (based on experience)
  • Medical and life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Casual dress and relaxed working environment

Requirements:

  • Proficiency in Photoshop or Sketch.
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Knowledge of unique specs for various platforms (images designed for websites, Facebook, Instagram, mobile, etc.) including file type, size, image constraints and optimizing images for engagement.
  • Up-to-date with the latest web trends, techniques, and technologies.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skill
  • Flexible and adaptable with the ability to work with integrated teams.
  • Previous experience with Backbone, Angular or React preferred
  • Experience with NodeJS preferred
  • Experience with inVision or similar product for creating interactive mockups preferred
  • Familiarity with Shopify preferred
  • Experience with Salesforce preferred

Additional Information:

  • Full time position
  • Casual dress and relaxed working environment
  • Other fashion perks!

To apply for the position, please submit a cover-letter and resume to careers@luxurygaragesale.com with the subject line "Junior Front End Developer."
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