React.jsReact.js Developer Job Description Template

React.js, a comprehensive JavaScript library for building user interfaces, has changed the way we think about front-end development. React.js has grasped the interest of the open source community and it is here to stay. However, the nuances and idiosyncrasies of React.js require extra caution when distinguishing between good JavaScript developers and true experienced React.js developers.

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React.js, a comprehensive JavaScript library for building user interfaces, has changed the way we think about front-end development. React.js has grasped the interest of the open source community and it is here to stay. However, the nuances and idiosyncrasies of React.js require extra caution when distinguishing between good JavaScript developers and true experienced React.js developers.

This sample job description for React.js developers will help you write the perfect job ad and assure that you easily find and hire the person that matches your specific criteria.

React.js Developer - Job Description and Ad Template

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Company Introduction

{{Write a short and catchy paragraph about your company. Make sure to provide information about the company’s culture, perks, and benefits. Mention office hours, remote working possibilities, and everything else that you think makes your company interesting.}}

Job Description

We are looking for a great JavaScript developer who is proficient with React.js. Your primary focus will be on developing user interface components and implementing them following well-known React.js workflows (such as Flux or Redux). You will ensure that these components and the overall application are robust and easy to maintain. You will coordinate with the rest of the team working on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and quality product is important.

Responsibilities

  • Developing new user-facing features using React.js

  • Building reusable components and front-end libraries for future use

  • Translating designs and wireframes into high quality code

  • Optimizing components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers

  • {{Add other relevant responsibilities here}}

Skills

  • Strong proficiency in JavaScript, including DOM manipulation and the JavaScript object model

  • Thorough understanding of React.js and its core principles

  • Experience with popular React.js workflows (such as Flux or Redux)

  • Familiarity with newer specifications of EcmaScript

  • Experience with data structure libraries (e.g., Immutable.js)

  • Knowledge of isomorphic React is a plus

  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs

  • Knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token

  • Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines and tools

  • Experience with common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, NPM, etc.

  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements

  • A knack for benchmarking and optimization

  • Familiarity with code versioning tools {{such as Git, SVN, and Mercurial}}

  • {{Make sure to mention any other framework, libraries, or other technology relevant to your project}}

  • {{List education level or certification you require}}

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How to Hire a Great React.js Developer

React is a JavaScript library developed by Facebook that has revolutionized the way we think about apps. Borrowing ideas from declarative, reactive, and functional programming, it makes developing highly interactive user interfaces a breeze. As such, it is something that every front-end developer should have in their tool belt. Finding the right engineer for all your React needs can be challenging. This hiring guide provides a hiring process with a set of insightful questions to help you identify amazing full-time and part-time React developers who are experts in their field.

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