Front End Engineer, Site (Chicago) at ActiveCampaign

ActiveCampaign’s category-defining Customer Experience Automation Platform helps over 100,000 businesses in 170 countries meaningfully engage with their customers. The platform gives businesses of all sizes access to hundreds of pre-built automations that combine email marketing, marketing automation, CRM, and machine learning for powerful orchestration, segmentation and personalization across social, email, messaging, chat, and text. Over 70% of ActiveCampaign’s customers use its 300+ integrations including Shopify, Square, Facebook, Eventbrite, and Salesforce. ActiveCampaign scores higher in customer satisfaction than any other solution in both Marketing Automation and CRM All-In-One on

As the fastest-growing SaaS company in Chicago, we are scaling rapidly to keep up with market demand. We are growing all of our teams and looking for people who share our values, deliver innovation frequently and join us in our mission to grow our customer base from 100,000 today to millions.

We’re looking for an experienced Front End Engineer to join, help lead, and grow our talented Site team, responsible for our Marketing website and public facing web presences.
As a member on the team you’ll be expected to help lead technical discussions in an environment that values agility and iteration.

What your day could consist of:

  • Exploring ways we can bring surprise and delight to our visitors and customers through quality design and engineering
  • Participating in and/or conducting team agile ceremonies
  • Collaborating with adjacent teams to deliver on shared projects and initiatives
  • Spiking on technical solution through multiple systems
  • Presenting and defending your design and/or technical decisions to your peers and leaders
  • Helping to establish front end engineering  standards and practices that will help us achieve operational excellence
  • Conducting code and design reviews with peers and management
  • Hacking on new and innovative ideas during our quarterly hackathon

What is needed:

  • 3–5 years of industry experience
  • Provide technical direction to the  architecture, security, scalability, reliability, and performance of our growing websites
  • Mastery of the fundamentals of web development HTML, CSS, and JS
  • Proficiency in modern front-end tools, technologies and approaches
  • Highly proficient in translating a static design and prototypes into performant web experiences
  • Heavy involvement in technical discussions and departmental initiatives
  • Ability to transform product and marketing requirements into technical tasks
  • Ability to frame strong rationales for improving our visitors and customers web experiences to peers and management
  • Awareness of industry trends, using insights to help the team make future-friendly technical decisions
  • Continued investment in your personal growth and the growth of the team raising our level of excellence over time
  • Effectively unblock teammate with creative problem solving
  • Ability to work with adjacent teams, contributing to codebases not directly owned by our team
  • Participation in engineering and design interviews to help build an overall well-balanced team

Perks and benefits:

ActiveCampaign is an employee-first culture. We take care of our employees at work and outside of work. We'll share all the details later on but in summary: comprehensive health and wellness benefits including no premiums for employees on our HSA plan, open time off plan, generous 401(k) matching with no vesting, lunch and endless snacks/ beverages, reimbursed commuting, education budgets, ongoing learning and development, a proactive approach to diversity and inclusion, career pathing and lots of swag.