ChessKid Frontend Engineer

About Us

Chess is the undisputed king of games enjoyed by hundreds of millions of people around the world. And ChessKid is a key part of helping grow the game by sharing the joy and benefits of chess with children around the world. We are looking for a Frontend Developer to join our team in order to help us create a smooth and user-friendly platform for our 150K monthly active users.  In this role you will use coding and design skills to build and maintain our platform.

About You

You are a master of coding languages with a designer's eye for detail. You know how to see through the eyes of the user and develop a smooth platform experience.  You are humble with a sense of humor and don’t take yourself too seriously.  You have been working in or dreamed of working in the gaming industry and are ready to turn your talents towards chess!

What You’ll Do

  • Through a combination of design, technology, and programming to code you will ensure our platform is a seamless experience
  • You will maintain the system by identifying and fixing bugs
  • You will collaborate with design and development teams to implement new features and products.

Preferred Skills

  • Expert level CSS knowledge including Flexbox and Grid layout
  • Expert level CSS preprocessor knowledge including SCSS
  • Excellent understanding of component based JavaScript/Typescript architectures such as Vue
  • Familiar with local scope CSS strategies such as Scoped CSS and CSS Variables
  • Ability to create pixel perfect, fully responsive design implementations with minimal CSS
  • Works well with others doing PRs, code reviews, etc..
  • Experience working with diverse teams, large projects, and high-traffic sites is a bonus
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills working in a fully distributed team
  • Sense of ownership and responsibility
  • Chess player
  • Lifelong learner
  • About the Opportunity
  • This is a full-time or equivalent position
  • We are 100% remote (work from anywhere!)
  • This is open to applicants from anywhere!

Links

You can learn more about us here:

https://www.chess.com/blog/erik/how-chess-com-s-100-person-virtual-team-works-together

https://www.chess.com/about 

We look forward to meeting you!