Lead Developer

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Role Type

Full Time


United States

What You'll Do

As Lead Developer, you'll help create beautiful websites at Ready Set Rocket. You're an ace with JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and love to play with emerging technologies to create beautiful, immersive experiences. You're a full-stack development expert with a passion for visual design and meticulous approach to code. Not only can you write code, but you can translate your technical knowledge and insight to non-technical designers, project managers, and clients. You have an incredible, obsessive attention to detail and passion for delivering awesome experiences. With creativity and an entrepreneurial mentality, you like to dream big. You’ll drive the vision for tech strategy at Ready Set Rocket and are on a track to help build a development team around you.

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • 5+ years of development experience building enterprise or leading commercial sites (B2B and B2C)
  • Experience defining functional requirements 
  • Demonstrated track record of producing excellent quality work, taking a development project end to end
  • Accomplished ability with JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3 and related technologies
  • Passion for development with a sharp eye for high-end visual design
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to translate technical concepts to non-technical individuals 
  • Experience with WordPress integrations with multiple sites to show for it
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Mobile and responsive development experience
  • Online portfolio showcasing your abilities and recent work on live sites
  • Bonus — Passion projects demonstrating your curiosity for new technologies

Bonus Points

  • Custom theme development (WordPress preferred) 
  • Experience with JavaScript application frameworks featuring React
  • Agency experience

**Please note: Ready Set Rocket is currently accepting candidates located anywhere in the United States.

Covid-19 Vaccination Policy

RSR prides ourselves on being a workplace that puts the wellbeing of our employees first. In the age of COVID-19 and variants of the virus, and in accordance with Ready Set Rocket’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, we are requiring Covid-19 vaccination for all employees. We adopted this policy to safeguard the health of our employees and their families, our customers and visitors, and the community at large from infectious diseases that may be reduced by vaccinations.  As such, extending an official job offer to any candidate will be contingent on the candidate’s ability to provide proof of their full Covid-19 vaccination.

EEO Statement

At RSR we are conspiring to design a better world and we believe this goal can only be advanced by a team that is committed to diversity, represents different cultures, perspectives and backgrounds and prioritizes inclusivity as a pilar of our company culture. 

RSR is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.

**Please note: Ready Set Rocket is accepting candidates located anywhere in the United States.