URBN: Front-End Software Engineer (Havertown)


: $69,600.00 - $110,560.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

Urban Outfitters, Inc. () is a portfolio of global consumer brands which offers a variety of lifestyle merchandise and consumer products through its brands Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie, Free People, BHLDN, Terrain and the Vetri Family. Urban Outfitters, Inc., is both a Fortune 1000 and S&P 500 ranked company with $3.4 Billion in revenue.

Urban Outfitters is seeking a talented and entrepreneurial front-end software engineer to join our engineering team. This role requires a self-motivated person who cares about building beautiful, performant, accessible, and standards-compliant websites.Our teams are constantly iterating and solving new challenges to improve our customer experience. Collectively we are pushing the boundaries between e-commerce and brand experiences every day. If you are interested in building software that powers the shopping experience for millions of users across our brands, wed love to hear from you!


  • Implement the features and user interfaces that power all URBN Brands
  • Write readable code and maintain documentation
  • Design efficient and reusable front-end systems in Javascript/Python
  • Collaborate with Product Designers, Product Managers, and Software Engineers to deliver compelling user-facing products
  • Identify and resolve performance and scalability issues
  • Stay up to date on latest coding standards and practices
  • Skills & Experience

  • HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript (ES6+), AJAX, JSON
  • General familiarity with browser APIs
  • A working understanding of Python
  • A foundational understanding of the HTTP protocol (status codes, http verbs)
  • Comfort using developer tools to debug and optimize performance
  • Experience writing cross-browser compatible code (back to IE 10)
  • A firm understanding of progressive enhancement and graceful degradation
  • Familiarity with responsive web design patterns in HTML/CSS
  • CSS and JS preprocessing like SASS / Babel
  • Bonus:

  • Experience with Webpack, Redux
  • Experience writing RESTful web services
  • Jenkins Build Automation, Jenkins pipelines
  • Device and browser testing using automation (webdriver.io)
  • Active in the open source community
  • **Open to remote for the correct situation**

    Associated topics: angularjs, asp.net, css2, css3, d3js, frontend, js, jsp, php, website * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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