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Front End Developer

Date:  Nov 24, 2021

Broomfield, CO, US

Company:  Vail Resorts
Shift Type:  Year Round

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 www.vailresortscareers.com


As of Nov. 15, 2021, Vail Resorts will be requiring all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19.


Job Summary
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
  • Provide leadership, technical direction, and mentoring for the developers on the team
  • Work closely with 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
  • Perform code reviews
  • Troubleshoot issues and prototype technical solutions for all supported browsers
  • Proactively contribute to the team with an Agile mindset


Job Requirements
Required Experience

  • 3+ 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
  • JavaScript Frameworks and Libraries (React, Underscore, jQuery)
  • Accessibility Standards and Compliance
  • Performance Improvements and Code Optimization
  • Ability to work with Web APIs
  • Git Source Control


Preferred Experience

  • Solid understanding of the web application lifecycle
  • Experience working with Design Systems
  • Component Driven Development, Storybook
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft IIS and server technologies
  • 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
  • Strong grasp of OWASP security principles
  • Experience testing code for PCI compliance and security vulnerabilities




The budgeted range starts at $90,000 - $115,000 + 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.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. 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. 


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 326527

Nearest Major Market: Denver