Front-End Developer (Gastown, Vancouver)
Change Heroes - Vancouver, BC

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Are you an awesome front-end developer that can churn out high-quality web pages? Do you also want to use your technical skills to make a big impact on the world? If so, you might be a great fit for the Change Heroes team.

Change Heroes (www.changeheroes.com) exists to make the biggest impact possible in social causes around the world. It's what gets us up every morning, and the reason we exist as a brand and culture. Change Heroes is a social enterprise. We are for-profit company that uses 100% of our profits to do more social good. That means no bonuses to executives and no inflated salaries. The only reason we exist is to do social good.

We're doing our part by pioneering a friend-funding movement with a platform that lets anyone easily raise $10,000 with their friends to fund a school in the developing world. We work with amazing charity partners like Free The Children, Room To Read, Somaly Mam Foundation and Pencils of Promise. And over the past year we have helped raise over $1 Million to fund over 100 school, library, and anti-sex trafficking projects all around the world. In 2013, Change Heroes won Startup World Vancouver, Launch Academy's Pitch Day, and placed top 3 at the Cascadia Pitch Summit.

Here's a TEDx Talk explaining how Change Heroes started and how our platform works: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aC02SmuOxYI

And here's a video of a 22-year old from Boston who raised $10,000 through Change Heroes and his experience seeing the school he funded in Kenya: http://vimeo.com/54641726

Love our mission? Want to join the movement? We're looking for an awesome Front-end Developer to join the team!

Responsibilities
-Develop functional web pages, templates & forms from wireframes and/or mockups.
-Deliver quality code that is awesome, cross-browser, and standards-compliant
-Communicate requirements with the designers and the rest of the development team
-Participate in code and design reviews
-Be constantly willing to adapt, change, learn and grow.

Must haves
-Strong knowledge of cross-browser CSS and JavaScript
-Familiar with best practices for creating high quality and effective web applications
-Experience with Angular, Backbone or other client side MVC frameworks
-Experience with SASS or LESS as well as CSS3
-Experience with Twitter Bootstrap, Foundation, or other front-end frameworks.
-Passion for empowering people to make big change in the world.

Nice to haves
-Familiarity with responsive design
-Experience with version control systems (we use GitHub)
-Knowledge of optimizing content for quick page delivery/rendering.

Benefits:
-You get to work at a company where you will be making big impact every single day while having a tonne of fun doing so.
-A salary that is on par with other startups in the social enterprise space
-Above-average health & dental benefits
-A flexible, result-based work environment

Apply by sending a cover letter & resume to careers[at]changeheroes.com. Include some or all of the following:

-A link to your GitHub account or any of your work that you are particularly proud of
-Why Social Enterprise excites you
-One or two of your favorite values (and why) in our manifesto: (http://blog.thechangeheroes.com/the-change-heroes-manifesto-is-here/)


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At Change Heroes, we're on a mission to one day see a world where every child has access to education. We have built an innovative...