Front-End Developer at SweatWorks – Buenos Aires, Argentina

SweatWorks was founded to make technology relevant, accessible, functional and beautiful so that our partners can engage their clients like never before. We believe in embracing and using technology to solve problems, not create new ones.  SweatWorks has grown from a boutique fitness  agency into a leading technology firm that is creating some of the most innovative experiences for exceptional brands.

We are a force of digital strategists that create and implement extraordinary products for amazing clients. From startups to Fortune 500 companies, we work with clients to deliver digital solutions across web, mobile and all digital devices in between. From social networks to apps to complex content management systems, we have the capabilities to produce anything digital.

THE ROLE

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

SweatWorks is hiring a Front-end Developer.  You will be part of a full-stack creative team that is responsible for all aspects of the ongoing software development, from the initial specification through to developing, testing and launching.

YOUR SKILLS

WHAT WE REQUIRE

 

Deep expertise in modern JavaScript spa frameworks, specifically Angular2+ or React.js.

Expert-level knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript.

Proven experience in previous projects using the BEM methodology, Pixel-Perfect, Mobile-First and Component-Based developmentExperience using CSS pre-processors such as LESS or SASS.

Experience in cross-browsing and cross-device development.

Is comfortable using build and package management solutions such as Gulp, Grunt, WebPack, and npm.

Is proficient in using Git code repositories, and understands processes and practices for branching, pull requests, merging, etc.

Understands RESTful API best practices and managing asynchronous data.

Is comfortable working with remote team members, and collaborating with English-speaking team members.

Is familiar with Photoshop and/or Sketch to review designs and export assets, etc.
Experience with agile methodology and working within Jira or similar software task management solutions.

Understands server-side scripting (Node.js, PHP, .Net, Java, Python, etc.).

Has a passion for front end development, and keeps up with the latest updates, releases, and trends across the field. Enjoys being part of the web development community.

Bonus if you have any hands-on experience writing server-side code or working with databases.

Bonus if you have experience with BDD, unit tests, integration tests and E2E tests.

 

WHAT WE OFFER

Home-Based Position.

Up to 25 paid vacation days per year.

Competitive health insurance coverage.

Potential for reimbursement of home office expenses.

Credit for leading an active lifestyle by reimbursement of fitness expenses.

Weekly English language classes.

Bi-Yearly Team Summits.

Potential to travel to client sites internationally.

Working with the leading brands in fitness and wellness.

Ability to have continuing education courses and certifications covered.

Work with a global team.

Ability to grow – over 90% of employees who have been at SweatWorks for over a year have received promotions and/or raises.

Thank You and Goodbye
First and foremost, I want to thank you for either placing your blind faith in us by being a FitList customer, willing to try us out as a beta client, or using the platform to find a job.

Until today I have been trying to get two fitness sites off the ground - our job board fitlist.com and fitevents.com - an event discovery site and the only site of its kind to list all relevant fitness and endurance events in one place (please check it out!). 

I am not Elon Musk or Jack Dorsey (not yet anyway). I lack the bandwidth or capital to get two sites from zero to scale at the same time. While the traffic is admittedly flat for fitlist.com everything is pointing up and to the right at fitevents.com. A founder never has a clear answer when to shut an endeavor down but I believe the time is right to focus everything on the one that is kicking ass and I have made the decision to stop operating FitList. 

It's not just about dollars and cents for me. If that were the case I probably should have looked outside of fitness to build something.  As I was passionate about both fitness events and helping people find awesome jobs in the fitness and endurance space in both cases I built the platforms to scratch my own itch. 

I am confident I am building something unique on the event side. However, if I were to find a job in the fitness space now, I would point people to the team at Talent Hack. They are truly committed to the cause of connecting the fitness community with opportunities and talent.  Through them, I just found a great opportunity that I'm excited about.  They have been carefully and strategically growing their platform since 2015.

If you are interested in owning the fitlist.com domain name or site, it is up for auction at flippa with a starting bid of $1. 

Thanks again for your support and I look forward to seeing or meeting all of you in a random gym, on a trail or at an upcoming HYROX event (ask me about a gym discount for your team).   

Thanks,

Paul Buijs, fitlist.com
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