Animal Farm


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We are Animal Farm Family, LLC, the holding company for three dynamic e-commerce brands
that are changing the game in their respective industries. Our portfolio includes:

● Gorilla Mind ( - The ultimate destination for fitness supplements.
● Happy Hippo ( - The world's leading online kratom store.
● Intelligent Shop ( - Unique, intelligent, and innovative men's products.

As we continue to grow and expand, we're looking for a highly skilled and experienced front-end
engineer to join our team. Whether you prefer working remotely or in person at our offices in
beautiful Boise, Idaho, we welcome you to apply.

Our ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about creating exceptional user experiences,
thrives on collaboration, and enjoys working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

Primary Responsibilities

● Develop, maintain, and enhance Shopify-based website theme(s), custom apps, and
infrastructure to deliver exceptional user experiences.
● Write clean, efficient, and reusable front-end code using HTML, CSS, Liquid, and
JavaScript without reliance on frameworks or third-party dependencies.
● Collaborate with designers and developers to build responsive and accessible web
pages and applications that meet business requirements and user needs.
● Optimize website performance, reliability, and ensure cross-browser and device
compatibility using industry best practices and tools.
● Document code, systems, processes, and update/maintain internal documentation to
facilitate knowledge sharing and collaboration.
● Test, debug, and troubleshoot front-end applications to ensure they meet functional and
non-functional requirements.
● Identify user, system, and functional requirements for new projects and tasks through
research, analysis, and communication with stakeholders.

● Stay up-to-date with the latest front-end technologies and trends and recommend new
tools, techniques, and best practices to improve our development process and

Preferred Qualifications

Every applicant is expected to have substantial experience in front-end web development.
Additionally, the ideal candidate for this position has the following qualifications:

● 5+ years of professional experience working with web technologies.
● Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field(s).
● Expertise in at least one programming language, preferably JavaScript or TypeScript.
● Very strong understanding and knowledge of HTML, CSS and the structure and layout of
web pages & applications.
● Experience using Git and a strong understanding of standard GitHub workflows.
● Practice utilizing one or more front-end frameworks (React, Vue, Angular, etc.).
● Strong understanding of responsive design practices and implementation.

Supplementary Qualifications

We understand that each candidate has a unique background and experience. The following
qualifications are not required, but can strengthen the candidacy for applicants:

● Experience developing Shopify themes, apps, and utilizing the Shopify CLI.
● Familiarity and practice with back-end web development technologies.
● Familiarity with using network and performance diagnostic tools.
● Practice following the agile/scrum development methodology.
● Experience with Search Engine Optimization and creating SEO-friendly web pages.
● Experience creating elegant and effective user experiences and interfaces (UX/UI).
● Familiarity with web accessibility and experience creating accessible web content.
● Experience using user-interface prototyping tools (Adobe XD, Figma, Framer, etc.).
● Experience using Adobe Photoshop and/or Illustrator.
● Understanding of, and ability to calculate computational and spatial complexity of
algorithms (Big-O).

Non-Technical Qualifications

● Friendly, charismatic, and positive individual who enjoys working with other people.
● Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

● Exhibits a strong desire to learn, and enhance existing skills.
● Highly creative individual who enjoys developing solutions to challenging problems.
● Strong attention to detail, focused on creating pixel-perfect experiences.
● Proactively identifies and resolves issues.
● Values integrity, is a self-starter and can be trusted to work independently or remotely.
● Proven ability to follow instructions and implement feedback from others.
● Adaptable to rapidly changing business needs.
● Ability to clearly present information and ideas to peers and stakeholders.


Compensation is determined by experience and may be subject to a 3-month evaluation period:

● Salary: $95,500 - $130,000 per year
● Bonus: Discretionary bonuses may be awarded based on performance
● Health Insurance
● Dental Insurance
● Vision Insurance
● Health Savings Account (HSA)
● Paid Time Off (PTO)
● 6 Paid Holidays
● 401(k) Retirement Plan
● Maternity & Paternity Leave
● Employee Discounts

Work Schedule

Full-time position with a 40-hour work week and a flexible schedule.

● Our business hours are from 8:00am to 5:00pm (Mountain Time) from Monday to Friday.
● We ask that applicants be available for a significant portion of our hours of operation.

Additional Information

Animal Farm Family and its subsidiaries are committed to equal employment opportunity for all
qualified candidates. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, ethnicity, gender