Web Developer

Date: Apr 2, 2024

Location: US

Company: Optimizely

At Optimizely, we're on a mission to help people unlock their digital potential. We do that by reinventing how marketing and product teams work to create and optimize digital experiences across all channels. With Optimizely One, our industry-first operating system for marketers, we offer teams flexibility and choice to build their stack their way with our fully SaaS, fully decoupled, and highly composable solution.  

We are proud to help more than 10,000 businesses, including H&M, PayPal, Zoom, and Toyota, enrich their customer lifetime value, increase revenue and grow their brands. Our innovation and excellence have earned us numerous recognitions as a leader by industry analysts such as Gartner, Forrester, and IDC, reinforcing our role as a trailblazer in MarTech. 


At our core, we believe work is about more than just numbers -- it's about the people. Our culture is dynamic and constantly evolving, shaped by every employee, their actions and their stories. With over 1500 Optimizers spread across 12 global locations, our diverse team embodies the "One Optimizely" spirit, emphasizing collaboration and continuous improvement, while fostering a culture where every voice is heard and valued. 


Join us and become part of a company that's empowering people to unlock their digital potential! 


Optimizely is looking for a passionate and skilled Web Developer to join our Media & Campaigns team! In addition to the server-side language, the ideal candidate is someone who loves to code and knows HTML, Javascript, CSS, and React. We are looking for someone who can take ideas and turn them into clean, solid code - demonstrating the ability to grasp the big picture while still getting the details right.

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain and develop the front-end of our marketing website optimizely.com with a focus on UX; improving accessibility and furthering our business goals
  • Help integrate, maintain and architect solutions for best using our own products (CMS, Experimentation etc.)
  • Refactor and modernize existing code
  • Instruct and architect best-practice guidelines with engineers on the team
  • Work with product teams to beta test new features and provide detailed feedback
  • Build amazing digital experiences our customers and prospects will love

Knowledge and Experience

  • 5+ years of demonstrated job experience working with HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Experience with common front-end frameworks, libraries, and utilities such as SASS, and/or Node.js is preferred. Experience in React and Typescript is a must.
  • Ability to write HTML/CSS and match or interpret design mockups.
  • Familiarity with Figma and responsive web development.
  • Tests work in multiple browsers and platforms with an understanding how to solve minor differences between browsers and platforms.
  • Able to write clean, efficient code that adheres to best practices and standards, while optimizing website performance.
  • Familiarity with developing for a content management system.
  • Ability to work and collaborate in a team environment, but also work independently, and taking ownership of your work.
  • Have the capacity to multi-tasks and manage competing priorities.
  • Able to clearly explain how your code works, and explain complex concepts to non-technical and technical people alike.
  • Preferably knowledgeable on accessibility best practices (WCAG 2.1 AA) and front-end optimization best practices for site performance.
  • Has a high-level of comfort using git alongside other developers, including deployments and code reviews.
  • Ability to work with and modernize legacy code.


  • A bachelor’s degree in software development, computer science, information technology, or a related field is preferred. Applicants without such a degree should have at least 3 years of demonstrated job experience.  


Learning Quickly
Testing and Troubleshooting
Thinking Broadly
Displaying Technical Expertise
Critical Thinking

Optimizely is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Optimizely is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.