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Frontend Developer

Platzi

Platzi

Software Engineering
Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2024

Frontend Developer

Who we are

Platzi is a leading provider of online education in Latin America and the Spanish-speaking world. As the foremost provider of non-traditional, scalable education, we offer training in areas like AI, Cybersecurity, English, Technology, and Leadership. Platzi serves over 5 million students and thousands of corporate clients.
Platzi is the essential learning platform for both companies and employees. As an industry leader, we receive extensive press coverage and maintain a prominent presence at major industry events. Although we operate remotely, we highly value in-person interactions and consider them crucial to our success.
Please, be sure to read https://platzi.com/notrabajar to find why you should not work with us yes read it before applying, also read https://platzi.com/cultura as a foundational document for our team.

Job functions

As a Frontend Developer, you will work with a cross-functional team to develop micro-frontends for new features and improve our legacy code. You will collaborate closely with Product Managers, Engineering Managers, Product Designers, Backend Developers, and Data Scientists. This collaboration is aimed at building a clear understanding of the purpose and impact of the features you develop, and how they integrate with the rest of the platform, especially the backend. We expect you to actively pitch your ideas and participate in productive discussions that shape the future of our platform.
We expect you to be an outstanding team player with a growth mindset. You will be responsible not only for implementing the required services on the platform backend but also for troubleshooting bug reports and helping to establish ambitious goals to improve our codebase in general and our practices as a software development team.

Qualifications and requirements

Proficient in building cross-browser solutions with an extensive understanding of React and its core principles.
Experienced in developing applications using Redux and crafting frontend applications from scratch, both with and without mockups.
Skilled in server-side rendering and familiar with CSS preprocessors like Stylus, Sass, and Less.
Knowledgeable in accessibility best practices and adept at creating, documenting, and testing reusable code.
Demonstrates excellent communication, prioritization, and time management skills.
Proficient in English at least at a B1 level, comfortable in work-related conversations.

Desirable skills

Experience building NodeJS applications.
Familiarity with backend development with Python/Django knowledge.
Familiarity with AI tools that enhance productivity and experienced in integrating AI technologies to streamline workflows.