Front-End Web Developer

We’re looking for our first Front-End Web developer to join Fitbod! You’ll have a rare opportunity to work directly with technical founders to build out our Web platform and product suite. As an early hire in a pivotal role, you’ll not only have strong influence and ownership over our Web presence, but also help navigate uncharted business and technical challenges.

Fitbod is a top-20 Health & Fitness app in the iOS App Store. We’ve cracked product market fit and now need you to help bring all the value Fitbod creates to the Web. It’s a sure bet to make a big impact, from scratch!

Are you passionate about fitness and want to transform the way people reach their personal health goals? Do you want to work on a small team that loves to execute quickly, ship thoughtful features and impact thousands of users? Are you down to dabble in a database of millions strength-training data points?

Join us as we build the future of fitness.

You Will:

  • Build out our web product suite from scratch.

  • Collaborate with our technical team to make core architectural decisions.

  • Work with our design and product team to define, architect, scope and build user-facing features on the web.

  • Support web-based marketing efforts such as microsites and landing pages.

  • Utilize the latest web standards and technologies.

  • Mentoring other engineers by participating in code reviews.

  • Ensure efficient and reusable front-end systems and abstractions.

  • Participate in Design reviews and ensure a high quality bar for front-end feature implementation.

Technical Requirements:

  • 4+ years experience in front-end web development.

  • Experience building single page web applications.

  • Strong experience with Rails, preferably Rails 5. Understanding of (ActiveSupport, ActiveRecord, ActionCable

  • Extensive hands-on experience in Javascript (Node.js, React or GraphQL) and MVC frameworks such as Ember.js, React, AngularJS, etc.  

  • Strong understanding of HTML and HTML-generating markup languages like ERB, HAML, SLIM or Liquid

  • Strong understanding of CSS and CSS-generating markup languages like SCSS, SASS or LESS.

  • Strong attention to design detail. Able to faithfully implement a responsive design based on mockups provided by product.

  • Experience with relational and NoSQL databases such as PostgreSQL, MongoDB, and Redis

  • Deep knowledge of API design principles and best-practices, caching, resiliency, REST, etc.

  • A comfortability using testing frameworks to write client-side and server-side tests (automated QA)


Bonus if you have the following:

  • Experience with full-stack Web development

  • Building A/B testing services.

  • Experience with security, networking and devops.

  • Using terraform to manage cloud based infrastructure on GCP and AWS.

Please send us a note to jobs@fitbod.me about why you're a phenomenal fit for this job, and include a resume or Linkedin profile link. A great way to stand out is to be an active Fitbod user or recently tried the product.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



EngineeringJesse Venticinque