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Software Engineer I (Front-End)

Engineering | Addison, TX | Full Time

Job Description

ABOUT Bottle Rocket:

Bottle Rocket is an award-winning Dallas-based mobile strategy, design, and development company leading top brands like NBCUniversal, Coca-Cola, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, PetSmart, and Mary Kay through mobile innovation. Since 2008, we have developed over 180 (and counting) iPhone, iPad, and Android applications, as well as building experiences for streaming devices, wearables, VR headsets, and connected TV. To us, mobile and innovative technology is more than enhancements in our daily lives. They are game-changing platforms uniting information, entertainment, and enterprise solutions.

As a part of WPP, the world’s largest advertising and marketing services company made up of 150 different companies around the world including companies like Ogilvy & Mather, Young & Rubicam, JWT, Grey, Wunderman, and AKQA, we have the horsepower to expand not only in the industry, but across the world.

ABOUT working for Bottle Rocket:

Bottle Rocket is a rapidly growing mobile development company at the forefront of app revolution. Our team is comprised of mature, self-motivated professionals who bring passion to their craft. We do what it takes to get the job done, but never stop trying to improve ourselves and our services.  By day, we sweat the details and build awesome mobile experiences – and our passion doesn’t end there. After hours, we’re those people standing in line for the latest games and technology. Bottle Rocket does not only exceed standards – we set news ones (and have fun while doing it).

We take pride in our employees and their future. We have repeatedly been named the Dallas Business Journal's Best Places to Work, The Dallas Morning News Top 100 Places to Work, and the Inc. 500. Our work has won an unprecedented number of Apple Hall of Fame awards. 

We have even been featured on Forbes America’s Most Promising Companies List. And our Founder and CEO was named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for our region.

Bottle Rocket will never stop pushing the limits of mobile design, information architecture, and capabilities of the platforms we embrace. We love embracing the impossible in game development, TV Everywhere, enterprise, commerce, publishing, and more. With tens of millions of users interacting with our work every day, Bottle Rocket’s future promises continued growth of both our capacity and capabilities in all areas of our business. We focus on tough problems, improving our work, and creating project plans to release the next award-winning app. If you are passionate about what you do and having fun while doing it, Bottle Rocket may be the place for you.

For more information about our craft, visit bottlerocketstudios.com.

ABOUT This Position:

The Front End Engineer will be responsible for developing and supporting web-based solutions for the company.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, Develop and support advanced web-based solutions
  • Work with other disciplines to deliver solutions (creative & strategy, native app & server engineers, quality assurance)
  • Self-manage your own time and project duties
  • Continually learn and explore emerging web technologies and best practices

Core Requirements:

  • 5+ years experience in front end web development
  • Exceptional skills in HTML5, CSS3, and Javascript
  • Experience with AngularJS (or similar JS application framework)
  • Experience in building mobile and responsive web applications
  • Strong software architecture skills
  • Experience working with RESTful APIs
  • Cross-browser support skills
  • Effective collaborator and communicator
  • Work on-site (Dallas, Texas)

These experience items are nice to have, but not required as a core skill:

  • React Native
  • Canvas
  • SVG
  • Node.js
  • Authoring Chrome & Firefox Extensions
  • Chromecast
  • Animation with Greensock, Famo.us, or similar platform