Front End Developer

Infrastructure/ Web · New York, New York
Department Infrastructure/ Web
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

US (EST) or remote / Full-time


MarcoPolo Learning


MarcoPolo is reinventing early learning children's media for a new generation. The company is a top global publisher of award-winning educational games and videos for children age 3-7. We inspire children to become explorers and life-long learners. We make STEAM learning an adventure, filled with the thrills and joys of discovery, for early learners, parents and educators.


Apps include our flagship subscription-based app, Emmy-nominated MarcoPolo World School, and a suite of free-to-play apps (Weather, Arctic, Recall and Ocean). MarcoPolo also produces award-winning content for broadcast. Our TV series, The Polos, is broadcast worldwide, including Discovery Family (USA), NatGeo (LatAm), YouKu (China) and Nickelodeon (India). 


The role: 


We are looking for a highly motivated and skilled Front-end Developer to join our team. MarcoPolo is entering a new phase of growth, and this is a unique opportunity to join a proven and maturing business and technology team, as a key member of the development team. 


The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of commercial experience in developing front-end web applications. The right candidate will be a start-up ready team player, willing to push the bar to achieve ambitious targets and not afraid to face new challenges. Hungry to learn and share his/her knowledge, passionate about programming and new technologies. 


Required skillset: 


  • Strong experience of Javascript and HTML & Angular and responsive design 
  • Strong experience of SCSS, CSS
  • Able to create pixel perfect UI to match 100% the designs
  • Experience of modern UI frameworks and libraries such as React or Vue
  • Experience of communicating with RESTful APIs
  • Excellent knowledge of good programming principles
  • Happy to train junior developers
  • Excellent working practices of producing clear and up-to-date documentation



Nice to have:


  • Experience in Mobile App development
  • Cloud deployment 


Package: 


Competitive salary based on experience, with benefits/incentives to be discussed. 


We want to recruit the best talent for the next phase of company growth. MarcoPolo Learning is based in London, New York and Shanghai. We operate a remote working model and will prioritize candidates in the US.

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  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Department
    Infrastructure/ Web
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level