Full Stack Developer

| Pasadena

Brainjolt wants to surprise and delight everyone who uses the Internet. In order to do that, we are constantly building new things, testing new features and exploring big ideas. As a Full Stack Engineering on the product team, you’ll help us execute on all of the ideas we have in our backlog. You’ll undertake the challenges of planning, building, optimizing, and managing the functionality of all Brainjolt’s properties.

What you'll do:

  • Take responsibility of site development across all of Brainjolt’s properties
  • Take the lead in developing all new sites launched through Brainjolt
  • Work with every department in the company to brainstorm new and exciting web-based strategies that will help them accomplish their goals
  • Design, build, test, and implement these across Brainjolt sites
  • Be hands-on with QA across all sites on all devices and browsers, especially upon any feature or site launch
  • Continuously ideate, build, run, report on, and implement the results of multiple A/B tests
  • Identify and implement ways to improve our engineering processes

Requirements

  • You’re an all-around pro whose work experience makes the idea of you building and improving some of the biggest sites in the country almost a no-brainer.
  • Expert knowledge of our stack: LAMP plus HTML, CSS, JS, and WordPress.
  • Deep functional knowledge of Google Analytics, Redshift, and other tools for data analysis
  • Experience with various ad implementations, including working with DFP, 3rd party vendor configurations, and diagnosing ‘rogue’ ads.
  • Expertise in creating, measuring, reporting on, and implementing A/B tests
  • Strong communication skills. You easily and eagerly keep all relevant parties in the know about your projects.
  • A love of data, both instrumenting and analyzing.
  • Strong working knowledge of...
    • Google Suite (Analytics, Optimize, Sheets, etc)
    • Pivotal Tracker
    • Github
    • AWS
    • Agile Methodologies
  • Natural interest in what’s new - in technology, publishing, web standards, and more.
  • A deep passion for user experience. You strive to build things people love.
  • History of sideways thinking.
  • An entrepreneurial spirit.
  • No drama.

WHY BRAINJOLT?

We are fast-paced and entrepreneurial work environment that empowers (and then expects) our people to work hard, often independently, and to drive results that directly impact the business. To continue to do this, we need people on the team who are up to the task. People who live our core values naturally and not just to keep their job.

These core values are the real answer to the question Why Brainjolt? And they can be summed up in one word: BECAUSE.

We value...

  • Brilliance — Your life is optimized for inspiration. You have brainjolts every day.
  • Expertise — You own your area and excel in your field.
  • Curiosity — You are always learning.
  • Analysis — You are devoted to the numbers. You test everything.
  • Urgency — You are driven. You have hustle. You are biased toward action.
  • Scrappiness — You are strategic to the point of sly. You are occasionally cunning.
  • Enthusiasm — You love your work. You love these values. You are inspiring and inspirable.

Benefits

WHY BRAINJOLT?

We are fast-paced and entrepreneurial work environment that empowers (and then expects) our people to work hard, often independently, and to drive results that directly impact the business. To continue to do this, we need people on the team who are up to the task. People who live our core values naturally and not just to keep their job.

These core values are the real answer to the question Why Brainjolt? And they can be summed up in one word: BECAUSE.

We value...

  • Brilliance — Your life is optimized for inspiration. You have brainjolts every day.
  • Expertise — You own your area and excel in your field.
  • Curiosity — You are always learning.
  • Analysis — You are devoted to the numbers. You test everything.
  • Urgency — You are driven. You have hustle. You are biased toward action.
  • Scrappiness — You are strategic to the point of sly. You are occasionally cunning.
  • Enthusiasm — You love your work. You love these values. You are inspiring and inspirable.

Since early on, our tagline at 22 Words has been Fight boredom, spread happiness. We strive to do this not just for our audience there, but for our team, too. So in addition to offering basic benefits, here are some additional ways we support our team’s continued personal success and happiness.

  • Unlimited PTO
  • Home internet & mobile phone assistance
  • Gym membership assistance
  • 2 tickets to a concert of your choice per year
  • Spotify, Netflix, and Audible subscriptions.
  • Monthly Personal and business-related book budgets
  • Coffee and beer
  • And more…
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Location

Brainjolt is located in the heart of Pasadena's Old Town, a bustling but peaceful hub for shopping, dining, and happy meandering.
45 S Arroyo Parkway, Pasadena, CA 91105

Insider's spotlight

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Brainjolt is very supportive of the work I do from home, trusting me to strike my own balance and providing wonderful benefits like Netflix, book budgets, and event reimbursement to make sure I have plenty of great ways to unwind after work.

Robyn

Social Content Designer

What makes someone successful on your team?

Success at Brainjolt requires a true passion for your work and love for the company; when you have that, the motivation to take full ownership of your area comes naturally, and leads to all sorts of creative experiments and side projects that take your work to the next level.

Stephanie

Content Strategist

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Fun and casual! depending on the day it could be everyone quietly working heads down, or extremely energetic with a lot of collaboration going on. You never know what you're going to get, which keeps things exciting.

Kim

Sr. Manager of Partnerships

What are Brainjolt Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Game Room
Some Meals Provided
Fitness Subsidies

Additional Perks + Benefits

On top of the standard perks you'll find at other companies, Brainjolt also hooks our team up with Netflix, Audible, and Spotify subscriptions, contribution toward your internet and phone bill, and an UNLIMITED book budget!

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