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Lead Front-End Developer (Remote)

Date:  Jul 26, 2022

Broomfield, CO, US

Company:  Vail Resorts
Shift Type:  Year Round

As a leading mountain resort operator with over 40 resorts in sixteen states and four countries. We exist to create an Experience of a Lifetime for our employees, so they can, in turn, provide and Experience of a Lifetime for our guests. We are looking for leaders, innovators, creators, and ambitious professionals to join our talented team. If you’re ready to pursue your fullest potential, we want to get to know you!

Many of our Corporate function teams can now live and work in any of the states in which Vail Resorts currently operates* – enabling flexible remote work alongside a commitment to building and maintaining strong culture both in person and virtually. If you’re ready to pursue your fullest potential, we want to get to know you. Find your purpose with us at

Job Summary

Are you an experienced Front-End Developer looking for a unique opportunity to work on our world-renowned resort websites - including Whistler Blackcomb, Vail, Breckenridge and Park City?


We are looking for an outstanding self-motivated Senior Developer to lead and be responsible for building, testing, deploying and maintaining guest-facing websites and administrative tools for the Digital team at Vail Resorts. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills with the ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. Reporting to the Senior Front-End Development Manager, this individual will leverage modern coding techniques using JavaScript, CSS, and HTML to deliver efficient and elegant experiences to our guests.


Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain and enhance existing web applications
  • Leverage internal Content Management Systems as needed to deliver dynamic content
  • Perform Code Reviews, provide leadership, technical direction, and mentoring for the developers on the team
  • Work closely with designers, developers, business analysts, managers and business partners to understand and deliver requirements across all modern browsers for both desktop and mobile systems
  • Collaborate with business analysts, graphic designers and development teams to build fully-functional, pixel-perfect components and comprehensive layouts
  • Maintain and create documentation around code and process as needed
  • Proactively find opportunities to improve development standards, performance and functionality within Vail Resorts technology ecosystem
  • Troubleshoot issues and prototype technical solutions for all supported browsers
  • Proactively contribute to the team with an Agile mindset


Job Qualifications:

  • 5+ Years developing and maintaining customer-facing websites
  • Planning and delivering solutions across multiple browsers and platforms
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Superb understanding of responsive design techniques
  • Strong JavaScript, CSS (Sass/LESS), HTML skillset
  • ReactJS development experience
  • Accessibility Standards and Compliance
  • Performance Improvements and Code Optimization
  • Web API experience
  • Git Source Control


  • Experience working with Design Systems
  • Component Driven Development, using StorybookJS
  • jQuery experience
  • OOP using Visual Studio, ASP.NET, C#, and MVC.NET
  • Sitecore CMS
  • Analytics Integrations
  • A/B Testing
  • CI/CD Pipeline Experience
  • Knowledge of testing automation technologies


The budgeted range starts at $100,000 - $125,000 + annual bonus.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

The perks include a free ski pass, and a set of benefits including... 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan  
  • Hourly employees are generally eligible for accrued Paid Time Off (PTO), Extra Time Off (ETO) and Sick Time.  Salaried employees are generally eligible for Flexible Time Off (FTO) 
  • Paid Parental Leave for eligible mothers and fathers  
  • Healthcare & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts  
  • Life, AD&D, and disability insurance 


Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  At Vail Resorts, our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak.  

*Remote work is currently permitted from British Columbia and the 16 U.S. states in which we currently operate. This includes: California, Colorado, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Utah, Vermont, Washington State, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Please note that the ability to work remotely, and the particulars related to such work, are subject to change at any time; and, accordingly, the Company reserves the right to change its policies and/or require in-person/in-office work at any time in its sole discretion.   

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 446447

Nearest Major Market: Denver