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Full-Stack Software Developer

Our mission is to make it easier for busy people to cook at home. Zest was created by people with young kids who found it very difficult to make healthy meals for their families given the demands of modern life.

We’re looking for a talented software developer to become part of our founding team. The core of our service is a software platform that allows users to see recipes, order ingredients, and manage their subscription. We also have a roadmap of additional features and products that we will launch over the next several years.

Our ideal candidate will have familiarity with languages and frameworks for developing online platforms, including PHP, JavaScript, React, Angular, Node.js. The current website is built on Wordpress and WooCommerce but we plan to migrate to a more custom design (e.g. React) in the next year.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Designing and implementing new features and functionality

  • Establishing and guiding the website’s architecture

  • Ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS

  • Helping formulate an effective, responsive design

  • Working with our custom WordPress theme and plugins to maintain and extend existing functionality

 

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery

  • Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications

  • Experience designing and developing responsive design websites

  • Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc.

  • Comfortable working with MySQL

  • Ability to understand CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent style across platforms and browsers

  • Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages

  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)

  • Proficient the use of git for version control

  • Strong understanding of PHP back-end development

  • The ideal candidate would also have experience with Node.js, React, and/or Angular development.

 

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to careers@zestcooking.com.