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Front End Engineer

Clearhead (now a part of Accenture Interactive as their leader in providing data-driven experience design services to amazing clients) 3rd Fastest Growing Small Company in Central Texas and second consecutive year awarded "Best Places to Work in Austin" in 2017 is looking for a Front End Engineer to compliment our whip-smart engineering team.

 

Wanted

We are looking for a Front End Engineer with 1 - 4 years of experience in front end web development who is excited to be part of a very collaborative, cross-functional team and work with our clients to deliver high-quality A/B testing solutions.

Overview

As a Front End Engineer at Clearhead, you will develop A/B test variation code for Clearhead’s clients, using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. You will work closely with senior engineers to build expertise in using A/B testing and analytics tools like Optimizely, Maxymiser, Adobe Target, Google Analytics, and more, to test new front end user experiences and validate their performance with data. You will report to a technical Engineering Manager who will be responsible for managing delivery of tests and providing onboarding, training and career development for you.

The end goal for this role is to create high quality A/B tests that provide Clearhead’s awesome Fortune 500 Clients with real data and actionable insights, so that they may make revenue impacting decisions based on the validated learnings derived from your work.

Your Day

You will be responsible for delivering A/B tests (60%), coaching junior and mid level engineers on test execution (15%), and contributing to the iterative improvement of our practice and building your skills (25%). Your day-to-day will include…

  • Developing high-quality A/B and MVT tests using custom HTML, CSS, JavaScript.
  • Collaborating with Clearhead’s Engagement, UX Design and Measurement & Analytics teams to validate our tests by…
    • Leveraging tagging and analytics software solutions (e.g. Google Tag Manager and Google Analytics) to capture test data.
    • Analyzing and deriving insights from test data to develop recommendations and clearly present results to clients.
  • Developing strong client relationships with our clients’ development and product teams to achieve a ‘trusted developer’ status, so that they always feel comfortable letting you hack their products.
  • Helping the team to identify and implement improvements to the development and quality assurance processes that will make the Clearhead engineering team the best combination of agile, efficient, and bug free as possible.
  • Work in this amazing space (http://www.pennfieldaustin.com/) in the best part of Austin (SoCo!)

You

  • Are methodical in your approach to writing, testing, and designing code.
  • Have a rock solid understanding of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Can write advanced vanilla JavaScript and have a strong knowledge of the JavaScript ecosystem.
  • Know jQuery like the back of your hand.
  • Have familiarity with NodeJS, particularly with using CommonJS modules and task runners such as Gulp to build internal build tools.
  • Have experience with front end JS frameworks, such as Angular and React.
  • Write clean, well documented code.
  • Can confidently explain your work to and collaborate with both technical and non-technical users.
  • Are able to effectively accomplish goals while working in a team-based, open-office environment.

Bonus You

  • Have previous experience with cross-browser and cross-device QA.
  • Have basic knowledge of front end web development, particularly HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • Have experience working in a client-facing role.

 

To be Clearhead is to be...

Curious. We value sincere interest in what makes things tick -- people, businesses, products & designs. We want to understand the what and the why of every problem we solve.


Open. We value transparency with our employees, our clients and our partners. We want to invite you all into this experiment.


Confident. We trust that our recommendations are likely to succeed on the basis of data. We are not afraid to disrupt, change or fail fast in pursuit of greatness.


Appreciative. We value our time together - the work and the play - with the co-workers, partners & clients we admire and enjoy.


Balanced. We endeavor to find that magical intersection at the corners of inspiration & pragmatism; design & data; work, play & family; urgency & patience; and innovation & evidence.

 

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About Clearhead   
We help daring brands optimize their business outcomes through continuous testing & personalization. Every idea, every product, every experience -- driven by data. Imagine that. That’s Clearhead.

 

Headquartered in Austin, TX, Clearhead was founded in 2012 by former ecommerce executives obsessed with the intersection of design, analytics and product innovation. Today, we provide user experience design, product development, analytics and strategic consulting solutions grounded in pioneering testing and personalization expertise. Our diverse roster of clients includes Adidas, CVS, Express, Patagonia, Tesco, Tory Burch, Ulta, Vitamix and Whole Foods.

 

The 3rd fastest growing small company in Austin and one of the "Best Places to Work" in the city for 2016 + 2017, we got here by inviting the smartest and most creative people to join our team. We employ a thoughtful process with decades of operational experience in digital business and analytics to help our clients make data informed decisions on how to accelerate their digital businesses. With an emphasis on simplicity of process, elegance of information design, and application of lean startup principles, we teach the largest brands worldwide how to be innovative and data driven at the same time.

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