Wheel the World

React Developer (Senior) in Wheel the World

FULL_TIME

Santiago (temporarily remote) — Full time

Programming | Senior

Relocation offered

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Wheel the World is a venture-backed startup with the purpose of making the world accessible. By building a cutting-edge model of accessibility data, which extracts, organizes, and displays at www.gowheeltheworld.com, we allow people with disabilities to find and book accessible travel experiences including hotels, tours, and activities with accessibility information they need in the most amazing destinations of the world.

Our commitment is to provide detailed and accurate accessibility data of travel products and services, so we can allow millions of travelers with disabilities to explore thousands of places around the world.

Job functions

Your mission

Your mission will be to lead the front-end development of a renewed gowheeltheworld.com experience, working closely with the Head of Engineering and a growing team en Engineering and implementing best practices of front-end development. At WTW, we want to delight people when using gowheeltheworld.com, and you will be the one making this happen.

Responsibilities

  • QA of front-end code (design accuracy; responsiveness to viewport; responsiveness to content; components behavior; performance and 3rd party technology integration)
  • Work closely with the design team and help implement the best UX practices
  • Take full advantage and best practices from external contributors

Projects

  • Main Wheel the World website and blog development
  • WTW’s Accessibility Mapping System development
  • WTW’s Partner Collaboration System development

Qualifications and requirements

Candidate Profile

You will be expected to propose ideas, as well as to be open to other’s perspectives, and whichever the situation, to deploy new products and features rapidly.
All Wheel the World employees are expected to speak English fluently.

Personality and Motivation

  • You believe in our mission
  • You are result-driven and resourceful
  • You are autonomous and need minimum guidance, and yet you are able to follow instructions and open-minded when being mentored
  • You want to experience a typical Silicon Valley startup way of working

Required Technical skills

  • 3+ years experience with ReactJS

Desirable skills

  • Experience in Agile Methodologies
  • Working knowledge with Typescript
  • Working knowledge with NodeJs
  • Familiarity with Google Cloud Platform products is considered an asset (App Engine, Firebase, Cloud Functions, etc.)

Benefits

Besides all the benefits of working at an Impact Company with a Silicon Valley culture and a Global vision, it is important to mention that every time we open new destinations, you will be able to travel with the team and help PwD to explore the world.

Accessible An infrastructure adequate for people with special mobility needs.
Relocation offered If you are moving in from another country, Wheel the World helps you with your relocation.
Flexible hours Flexible schedule and freedom for attending family needs or personal errands.
Internal talks Wheel the World offers space for internal talks or presentations during working hours.
Paid sick days Sick leave is compensated (limits might apply).
Partially remote You can work from your home some days a week.
Speaker travel If you speak at a conference, Wheel the World will cover your expenses.
Bicycle parking You can park your bicycle for free inside the premises.
Company retreats Team-building activities outside the premises.
Personal coaching Wheel the World offers counseling or personal coaching to employees.
Informal dress code No dress code is enforced.
Vacation over legal Wheel the World gives you paid vacations over the legal minimum.
Vacation on birthday Your birthday counts as an extra day of vacation.

Remote work policy

Temporarily remote during COVID-19

Position is remote only during COVID-19-related quarantine measures.

About Wheel the World

Wheel the World is a tech startup with the purpose of making the world accessible. Through gowheeltheworld.com, people with disabilities and their families can find and book accessible travel experiences including accommodations, tours, and activities. — Wheel the World's full profile

React Developer (Senior)
Wheel the World • Santiago (temporarily remote)
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