Front End Developer

Location: Syracuse, NY 13202
Department: Software/Product Development

LEARFIELD is the leading media and technology services company in intercollegiate athletics. The company unlocks the value of college sports for brands and fans through an omnichannel platform with innovative content and commerce solutions for fan engagement. The LEARFIELD suite of services includes licensing and multimedia sponsorship management; publishing, audio, digital and social media; data analytics; ticketing, ticket sales and professional concessions expertise; branding; campus-wide business and sponsorship development; and venue technology systems.

Headquartered in Plano, Texas, the company has long had the privilege of being an advocate for intercollegiate athletics and the student-athlete experience. Since 2008, it has served as title sponsor for the acclaimed LEARFIELD Directors’ Cup, supporting athletic departments across all divisions.

Our people-friendly culture is a hallmark of our style and approach to business and is rooted in values demonstrating intentional and active care for other people. The company and its employees strive each day to live by the company's value statement: “build the team, grow the company, have fun, love and serve others.” 


About SIDEARM Sports

The team at SIDEARM provides the technology platform that powers the official websites, mobile apps, statistical integration, live audio and video streaming, and e-commerce platforms of more than 1,400 collegiate athletic partners across the nation. 

We’re a passionate mix of technologists, creatives, and strategists that care deeply about the products we create, and the people we create them for.  We stand at the intersection of sports and technology, and are constantly innovating and evolving our products to deeply integrate the industries and provide exceptional products for our partners and their fans.   Our team embraces a casual and collaborative work environment that moves at a rapid pace, where all team members are deeply involved in the success of our products and services. 

We're fortunate enough to be trusted by some of the biggest brands in the industry, including 300 NCAA Division I programs, and over 55 of the 65 Power 5 athletic departments.  We are proud that the work we do is experienced by millions of sports fans each year.  

We are actively accepting applications for a Front-end Web Developer to join our development team.  In this role, you’ll focus on collaborating with our creative team to implement their designs with the SIDEARM software and digital products. 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop innovative front-end client facing web sites
  • Integrate site designs into pixel perfect web experiences while closely working with our design and project management teams
  • Work on improving and optimizing our frontend platform

Our Ideal candidate:

You’ve got serious front-end skills.  You’ll be responsible for writing the responsive HTML, CSS and JS that bring our websites to life, and you enjoy creating interactive user experiences.   

You are a problem solver.  You’ll work collaboratively with your team to ensure design feasibility and solve coding challenges

You enjoy learning.  We are a technology-focused organization that is constantly evolving our products, services, and work processes, learning together how we can best serve our clients. 

You are accountable. SIDEARM is a team of various talents and responsibilities, all working together to build products that connect with our clients and fans. Every member of our team works cohesively to solve problems and complete the task at hand. 

You are detail oriented. Our ideal candidate has the ability to craft pixel perfect designs. Our industry is constantly evolving, and we are looking for skilled developers who have an eye for detail.

You are flexible. With more than 1,000 collegiate athletic partners, every day is a new opportunity to experience and grow as a valuable team member. Our ideal candidate is agile and looking for a challenge.

 Minimum Requirements : 

  • 2-3 years of professional front end development experience
  • Advanced understanding of HTML and CSS
  • Advanced understanding of JavaScript
  • Exposure to responsive design techniques

We’ll be extra impressed if you have:

  • Experience with LESS, SCSS or CSS preprocessors
  • Experience with any modern frontend JavaScript framework, Vue/Angular/React/Knockout
  • Understanding of semantic HTML, ARIA, and WCAG 2.0

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. LEARFIELD is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.

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