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Front End Software Engineer (Outward, Inc.)

Date: Jun 30, 2019

Location: San Jose, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: SS-15651
Area of Interest: Information Technology
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

**Multiple Positions Available**

Location: San Jose, CA

About Outward, Inc.

Outward, Inc. is based in San Jose, CA and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Williams Sonoma, Inc.

At Outward Inc. our vision is to 'lower the friction' with regards to all aspects of the customer shopping journey for our retail customers globally. We do this by offering cutting edge technology solutions that enable new and intuitive experiences and top-notch product visualizations. We are continuously pushing the boundaries of how 3D, AR/ VR, and web technologies will drive the next generation shopping experience. Our mission is to deepen consumer connections with the products that matter and deliver best-in-class experiences.. (www.outwardinc.com)

About the role

We are seeking experienced Front-end Web Engineers to build interactive and engaging web applications to enhance the existing eCommerce and/or store experiences.

What you'll be doing

* Design, build, review, and maintain enterprise-scale applications
* Build demo applications for new & existing clients and trade shows
* Build cutting edge HTML5/WebGL applications for desktop and mobile
* Work with static analysis, benchmarking, and profiling tools

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Requirements & Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree in a technical field, or equivalent practical experience
* 3-5 years of experience building web applications
* Programming experience with JavaScript (Browser & Node.js) and/or Typescript
* Experience with server-side frameworks such as Koa or Express
* Experience with client-side frameworks such as React, Angular, or Vue

Desired skills (Nice-to-have)

* Familiarity with basic SQL
* E-commerce experience is a plus!
* Extra points for experience in Graphics programming (e.g. WebGL, DirectX, OpenGL, etc.)
* Extra points for experience in Game programming (e.g. Unity, Unreal, Phaser, Babylon.js, Pixi.js, Three.js, etc.)

Outward's Benefits & Perks

* Medical, Dental, Vision, & 401K
* Company-Sponsored Team Events & Staff Parties
* Twice Weekly Catered Lunches
* Employee snack buffet
* Dog-friendly, bring your furry pal to work
* Floating holidays, PTO, and game nights

This position does not offer relocation, remote work, or Visa Sponsorship assistance.

Outward, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Outward, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the California Fair Employment Act (AB 1008), or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.

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Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.


Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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