Front-End Web Developer

| Greater Boston Area
Our small but mighty creative team in Marketing is looking for a Front-End Web Developer who wants to be bold and push boundaries. Working in partnership with designers and other development resources, you’ll take an active role in the creative process by working collaboratively - from the very beginning of projects - participating in brainstorms, wireframing, & UI discussions. You’ll be an important part of bringing beautiful and interactive web experiences to life, including reports, ebooks, data visualizations, landing pages, and pages on the Klaviyo website and blog.
Responsibilities
Content and Marketing Tool Development:  You’ll be part of how we bring to life data and information - through interactive ebooks, guides, data visualization, training, and reports. You’ll work closely with designers to create the best and most creative experience for users to interact with and understand data and information.
Klaviyo’s marketing web properties: Working collaboratively with the other developers on the team, you’ll work on our CMS (we currently use WordPress) to add to, refine, and enhance our custom theme so that it maintains a standard of consistency and quality but also still empowers and supports the Marketing Team to be able to make updates and edits, post, and test.
UI and interaction: You’ll push to improve user interactions and help make the site beautiful to look at and use. You’ll look for and implement improvements that enhance the functionality and ui of the main site, blog, and landing pages. When collaborating with designers, you’ll suggest ways to improve wireframes and mockups to make user interactions easier, more intuitive, and more interesting.
Testing and optimization: You’ll work with the Performance Marketing team on an ongoing basis, developing for website tests and improvements that optimize site performance.

In the first 30 days, you’ll have:

  • Understood Klaviyo product, brand and audience
  • Reviewed current site structure and have an indepth understanding our web properties and architecture.
  • Familiarized yourself with the our processes for deployment, bugs, reporting, and site management, and project management.
  • Have an in depth understanding of how our site and blog backend works and have identified areas to make updates, improvements, and changes.

Within 90 days, you’ll have:

  • Worked on optimizing and improving at least 2 content piecesAre proactively making ongoing improvements to klaviyo.com’s user experience and functionality.
  • Reviewed, recommended, and executed at least 3 improvements to the blog ui and functionality to improve usability and experience.

Before you hit your first year anniversary, you’ll:

  • Update a web properties’ architecture and CMS templates for code architecture, CMS performance, UI performance and branding
  • Contribute to improved site UI and experience
  • Collaborate on user experience experiments to improve actions toward marketing goals
  • Designed at least 3 guides and/or reports that stand out for their interaction and ui as much as they do their content.

About You
You’re an expert in web development and “it hasn’t been done before” just means you haven’t tried to do it yet… because you’re a creative, abstract thinker who is willing to push boundaries to solve tough problems. You’re obsessive about details, but impatient about getting your work into the world. You love being part of the creative process, have a point of view and want to share it. You have a passion for user experience, internet marketing, web design; and care about how people use the things you build.
You want to empower coworkers to help themselves (we’re all pretty technical in Creative and designers code too), but you will hold them accountable to following good practices.
You’re an expert in CSS/SCSS, HTML and JavaScript, are familiar with developing for Wordpress (or another CMS), and have experience working on and maintaining a website or product. You’re comfortable on day 0 running WordPress locally, logging into a production server, and using GitHub and AWS.
About Us
Klaviyo is a high growth Boston startup that prides itself on building a large, fast-moving, and sustainable business. Our marketing software is helping more than 10,000 innovative ecommerce brands get better at connecting with their customers. We’re deeply passionate about learning, solving tough problems, and helping one another level up in all things. Working at Klaviyo means you’ll work on things you never imagined you would; you’ll grow in ways you didn’t consider possible; and you’ll do the best work of your career with people who are just as motivated and talented as you are. If this sounds like your ideal place to work, drop us a note! 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Twitter BootstrapLibraries
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

Location

We're in the heart of the Financial district with easy access to public transportation and a short walk from South Station.

An Insider's view of Klaviyo

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The simplest way I would describe the Klaviyo office is "energy". From the minute you start your day there's an excitement that everyone is working toward the common goal of helping businesses grow. It's a pretty amazing thing to be a part of and you can really feel it.

Jon

Director of Community Management

What are Klaviyo Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have a diversity and Inclusion committee that sponsors monthly company-wide activities to educate and enrich our employees.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Klaviyo employees can contribute up to $2700 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance that covers 60% of annual salary.
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers : 100% for preventative care., 80% for basic restorative, 50% for major restorative.
Vision Benefits
Our vision benefits plan covers 100% for annual eye exams with $150 for glasses and contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 1 times an employee's annual salary up to 300k.
Pet Insurance
We offer discounted pet insurance through our insurance provider.
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Klaviyo's 401k plan offers stocks, bonds and international index funds to choose from.
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Klaviyo offers equity packages to full time employees.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave.
Flexible Work Schedule
Klaviyo provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Core hours, Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Klaviyo offers unlimited time off.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Klaviyo offers unlimited time off.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Klaviyo offers Tax preferred transit and parking plans for employees.
Company Outings
Klaviyo Hosts bi-annual company parties and milestone celebrations when targets are reached ! ( usually once a year)
Game Room
Klaviyo offers ping-pong tables, and a number of different gaming consoles for employee use.
Stocked Kitchen
Klaviyo offers a WELL STOCKED FREE kitchen with snacks and drinks for all employees.
Some Meals Provided
Klaviyo often surprises employees with free breakfast or meals and Free lunch on Wednesdays for all!
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per week on Fridays!
Parking
There is a parking garage in the building.
Fitness Subsidies
Klaviyo offers 3 months of subsidised gym membership.
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $3000 for continuing education.
Lunch and learns
Klaviyo hosts weekly Lunch and Learns.
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
We offer $3000 annualy for continuing education.
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