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Front End Developer

Date: Aug 7, 2019

Location: Broomfield, CO, US

Company: Vail Resorts

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

Summary of Job

Mountain News is seeking a Front End Developer.  In this role, you will work within our existing small, but highly-collaborative development team and report to the Senior Manager, Digital Experience. We are looking for someone willing to learn new things, open to new ways of thinking and ready to help improve the front end of our sites. Our goal with this position is for a mid-level front end developer to join our team with a solid foundation in Node.js & Mongo, then grow into an integral part of our digital experience team. As the Front End Developer, you will be responsible for helping to implement new designs and ideas and providing feedback on designs and best practices. You will need excellent communication skills with the ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment to be successful.


  • Develop using existing user focused wireframes, mock ups, and provide clear feedback to the designer
  • Use site and user data to support ideas and guide decisions when developing solutions
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to improve the user experience of our sites
  • Maintain and enhance the front end of the sites using HTML5, JavaScript and CSS
  • Help continually refine the best practices for our code repository in Node.js, documentation and other processes
  • Understand the importance of budgets and priorities
  • Proactively communicate to gain alignment on projects and new ideas


  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, related field or equivalent experience
  • 4+ years experience in front end development role
  • Strong communication skills
  • Significant experience with Node.js, Mongo DB, GitHub and command line commits
  • Experience using Jira, Confluence or other ticketing and documentation platforms
  • Experience with React and React Native or similar language
  • Develop for responsive and cross-browser compatibility
  • Understanding of modern browser capabilities and ADA best practices
  • General understanding of SEO as it relates to development
  • Comfortable working in an Agile development environment and able to respond to changing business priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to establish credibility and strong working relationships across the organization and with outside partners

Additional Skills

  • Development experience on an international scale
  • Familiar with developing for a multi-lingual site and using translations
  • Experience with app development using React Native and the app store deployment and review process
  • Project management and ticketing skills
  • Ski resort or hospitality experience and passion
  • Ability to use data to support your ideas
  • Familiar with Google Analytics

We offer a variety of career opportunities at our world-class resorts and corporate headquarters near Boulder, Colorado in fields like Finance & Accounting, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Public Affairs & Sustainability, Marketing, Sales & Communications and more. Our corporate team shares both a passion for the outdoors and a drive to re-imagine the mountain resort experience around the world. Learn more at
Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.


Requisition ID 169025

Nearest Major Market: Denver