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Front End Developer

Engineering | New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

SmartAsset is looking for a hands-on, experienced, front-end developer to join our NYC-based technology team. You will be responsible for a wide range of challenging tasks, working on various front-end aspects of our product, user-interactivity, our mobile app, and various infographics.


  • At least 3 years professional front-end development experience
  • Excellent knowledge of HTML (HTML5), CSS and Javascript
  • Knowledge of JQuery and other Javascript libraries (underscore, etc)
  • Clear understanding of browser differences and quirks
  • Excellent design skills and a keen eye for detail
  • Good working experience with backend languages (such as Java, PHP, Python, C#)
  • Ideally some design or computer-science background
  • Excellent communication skills required


  • Work with our in-house design team to develop our user-facing applications
  • Develop highly interactive, clean user-interfaces
  • Optimize our front-end code for performance, compatibility and seamless interaction
  • Track tasks and issues, fix bugs and optimize as needed
  • Re-engineer and optimize code for performance and scale


  • Highly competitive compensation (salary and equity)
  • Medical & dental insurance

About Us:

SmartAsset is a venture backed, Y Combinator Company. We use our financial modeling technology to provide accurate, interactive answers to important personal finance questions. We are a consumer advocate, recommending specific strategies so people can make smarter decisions and save money. We have been covered by over 50 publications, including the New York Times, Techcrunch, Fast Company and the US News and World Report.