Lead Front End Developer

Denver, Colorado, United States Full-time

About the Position

This is a unique ground-floor opportunity for a highly motivated and resourceful person to be a leader on our product team. In this role, you'll be involved in every aspect of our product from what we build to how we build it.

Printfection is transforming the $20 billion promotional swag industry by shifting the way companies think about and use branded promotional swag. We’re a B2B tech startup that’s bootstrapped, profitable, and growing. We have awesome customers like Zendesk, New Relic, Zapier, and Galvanize and we’re a tight-knit, collaborative, respectful team.

What You'll Do

Your objectives are to 1) take comps and build out pixel perfect/ responsive web UIs 2) build out our CSS and JavaScript frameworks to ensure an amazing, scalable and secure interaction for all our customers.

In support of this you will:

  • Manage style sheets, JavaScript frameworks and application UX to ensure consistency and scalability with a focus on simplicity, centralized assets and documentation.
  • Work with our agile dev team to solve difficult interaction problems and provide input during the UX design phase.
  • Ensure the long term quality of our code through unit and functional testing.
  • Help support answer technical product questions.
  • Be the expert on industry UX/ design best practices and have an understanding of design systems.

Who You Are

  • You are an experienced front end developer with 4+ years professional experience working on a web application.
  • You're pixel-perfect and have a passion for building engaging and intuitive user interfaces.
  • You're an expert in CSS, LESS, Bootstrap, JavaScript, jQuery, Ajax.
  • Experience with PHP and have the confidence to step outside the frontend to keep yourself unblocked. Experience with AWS, Linux and MySQL a plus.
  • Upgrading an older code base and implementing new frameworks and standards excites you.
  • You pride yourself on polished, easy-to-understand communication skills (written and verbal).
  • You're a self-managed team player who can function with ambiquity and a proactive problem solver.
  • You live near or can relocate to work in downtown Denver Colorado.
  • You have a deadline mentality, detailed oriented, and a passion for building things that scale
  • You're self-driven; you own your job with minimal supervision. This Quora post nails it


  • Ground floor opportunity, yet more than just an idea – millions in revenue, profitable
  • The rare chance to reinvent a $20bn industry from the ground-up. Not just another web app, Printfection is a mission-critical part of our customer’s marketing and brand success
  • Flexibility to work from home several days a week or our downtown Denver, Colorado office
  • A fun and passionate (yet sane) work culture — we respect your weekends and personal life
  • An enjoyable team environment: free lunches, happy hours, sporting events, and more


  • Extremely competitive salary plus incentives and options
  • Health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
  • Paid cell phone, home internet, transportation stipend, and everything you need tech-wise to own your role
  • Unlimited vacation policy and eight paid holidays

How to Apply

Please provide your cover letter and résumé (in PDF format) via the link below.