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Senior Frontend Developer

| Culver City
OK, Here’s The Gist...
We’re looking for a top technologist to help us build the “Netflix for Snacks.”
What’s that you ask?
It’s a proprietary data & insights, predictive analytics, and machine learning platform with an aggressive vision of disrupting the slow-to-evolve and massive $635B consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry.
If you’re looking for a new, exciting project that will challenge you to become a better engineer while also helping millions of people across America become healthier and happier, this will be the most important “job ad” you’ll ever read.
Here’s the deal…
Big CPG has a stranglehold on how new snacks get to the grocery store and retail shelves. They control the distribution. They control the shelf space. They control the destiny of whether or not an emerging snack brand will grow or die.
And that’s not right because there are some damn good emerging snack brands out there that nobody knows about because big CPG won’t let them in.
That’s where SnackNation comes in. We’re the second-fastest growing company in Los Angeles according to the 2018 Inc. 500 list and we discover the most delicious emerging snack brands out there. We get brands distributed in front of the right people, and, because of our data & insights platform, we’re able to get these brands rapid and relevant feedback from their target consumer so they can grow quickly.
We’re here to help the little guys win. We’re here to give delicious, better-for-you emerging snacks a fair fight against the massive CPG incumbents. We’re here to help improve the health and happiness of America by getting the best tasting and better-for-you brands in the hands of people all across the Country.
That’s where you come in.

We need your help in building three things:

  • LoveWithFood.com and SnackNation.com We're looking to build a platform to manage all of our websites under a unified set of technologies. From extending our services layer to leveraging modern frameworks, your role will be crucial here to influence design decision-making and architecting design patterns for our future growth.
  • Member Portal Complete overhaul of our customer portal! We take pride in our product and engineering efforts and the quality of our products is a reflection of that. To that end, we're looking to provide a world class experience of the portal for our dedicated consumer base.
  • “The Master Key for Brands.” Our proprietary data & insights SaaS platform unlocks all the secrets of what today’s snack brands need to succeed in the marketplace. The Master Key is an insights engine that combines consumer data, predictive analytics, and prescriptive analytics to provide real-time intelligence from target consumers which helps CPG brands improve their product, stay competitive, and grow.

Who You Are:

  • You have 5+ years of professional experience with Javascript, HTML, and CSS.
  • 3+ years demonstrated expertise in one or more modern JS frameworks is required (ie. ReactJS, VueJS).
  • 2+ experience writing Node.js is preferred.
  • Experience with testing frameworks such as Jasmine, Jest or Karma
  • You enjoy designing smart, long lasting solutions intended to play nicely with others, be a joy to maintain, and grow and adapt to the changing needs of the business.
  • You care about the details.
  • You seek perpetual growth.

Perks & Benefits

  • Employee Stock Options
  • Paid Time OffCompany Subsidized Medical, Dental, Vision Plan
  • Life Insurance, 401k, Flexible Spending Accounts, Commuter Benefits & More
  • Catered Lunches & Well-stocked Kitchens
  • Yoga & Wellness Activities
  • Happy Hours
  • Company Retreats
  • Dog Friendly

Our Tech Stack

  • Languages/Frameworks: Ruby-on-Rails, Javascript, JQuery, ReactJS, Redux, VueJS, Handlebars, SCSS
  • Testing: RSpec, Capybara, Jasmine, Jest, Enzyme
  • Databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Redis

About SnackNation: We exist to inspire more conscious food decisions by connecting healthier brands with engaged consumers through a smart marketplace. SnackNation cares about making a positive impact on the world, with a wellness-minded culture and values. We look for people who aren't afraid to be themselves. Because that's our vibe. Whether it's health or sales goals, our mantra is Better Every Day. In fact, we offer meditation, yoga and bootcamp during work hours, not after. For every sale, we donate meals to Feeding America. We’ve donated more than THREE MILLION meals to food banks all across America! Launched in 2014, we are one of the fastest growing startups in LA. In fact, SnackNation was just ranked #24 on Inc 5000’s 2018 list! SnackNation also has the backing of VC firms like 3L Capital and has received press accolades in INC, Great Place to Work, and Forbes. See here for more press mentions.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • Node.jsFrameworks

Location

SnackNation is situated conveniently in the middle of the trendy Hayden Tract, near the metro line stop and minutes from downtown Culver City.

An Insider's view of SNACKNATION

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The office vibe is high energy and collaborative; It is a really hard-working group of people who love to support each other. When someone gets to their goal, they hit the gong and the whole office cheers for them. We also find time to enjoy the perks in the office - unwinding in the meditation room or participating in our snack tasting panel.

Annie

Member Success Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

As a Sr. Data Analyst, I work with almost every team in the organization helping them make sense of their data, identify key insights, and standardize reporting. It’s incredibly rewarding getting to work in such a cross-functional role that sees how data impacts every department.

Rick

Senior Data Analyst

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Since joining this company, I've been immersed in the complex, thrilling, and ever-changing world of eCommerce. The B2C arm of our company is small, mighty, and growing rapidly. It's fun being along for the ride, and invaluable. I'm now sure I'll devote my career to eCommerce, and my career path was illuminated by my experience here at SnackNation.

Ari

eCommerce + Products Specialist

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Most importantly, SnackNation has taught me that career growth goes hand in hand with personal growth. Since working here, I've changed my eating habits, sleeping schedule, improved the way I manage my finances and pushed my physical limits to the next level by doing a few 100 mile bike rides. All with the help and willingness from my coworkers.

Byron

Senior Account Executive

What are SNACKNATION Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs

Additional Perks + Benefits

From in-office yoga to snack tastings to walking your neighbor's pup around the block, we offer plenty of ways to take a break during the work day. One of our core values is 'Health Above All Else' and we do our very best to support physical, mental & spiritual health for our team with an array of benefits.

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