General Motors Senior Front-End Developer - Urban Active/Maven - INF0018224 in Austin, Texas


About the Urban Active Development Team at General Motors:

Our Urban Active Development team is responsible for developingthe next generation of Urban Transportation solutions. Members of our teams include industry-leading developers, architects, and designers who use a variety of innovative development methodologies and technologies to achieve breakthrough results, drive innovation and delight customers.

About the Senior Front-End Developer role:

The Urban Active Senior Front-End Developer will be responsible for new innovative UI/UX development and support including estimation, analysis, design, programming, unit/integration testing and code debugging.This person will work in a highly collaborative, cross-functional, and Agile environment and will assume a key role for various newsolutions within GM’s Car/Ride Sharing business. This person will…

Quickly design and develop new code

Develop functional and appealing web- and mobile-based applications based on usability

Use a combination of markup languages to design and create Web pages

Create quality mockups and prototypes on tight timelines

Assist back-end developers with coding and troubleshooting

Createcascading style sheets (CSS)that are consistent across all browsers and platforms

Maintain graphic standards and branding throughout the product’s interface

Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies

  • Promote usability best practices

Prospective candidates possess a high degree of business insight, creativity, decision making skills, a drive for results, the ability to negotiate, the ability to develop peer relationships, and a strong technical learning capability.

Minimum Qualifications:

Experience with Agile teams that have delivered software while practicing code review

Strong understanding of current and emerging industry technologies related to creating the best user experience

Strong understanding of layout aesthetics

Proven experience with responsive design and Web based technologies

Strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Creative problem solving skills and ability to effectively communicate and translate feedback, needs and solutions

Must have strong teamwork orientation and the ability to foster collaboration within and across teams

Needs good work ethic and strong sense of ownership of end result

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field, or, equivalent combination of education and recent, relevant work experience

4+ years utilizing HTML5/CSS/JS to deliver responsive Web front applications

4+ years utilizing industry standard frameworks such as jQuery, AngularJS, Backbone, Ember, React, etc.

Experience using Git source control

Preferred Qualifications:

Why General Motors?

At GM, we’ve charged ourselves with one mission: to design, build and sell the world’s best vehicles. And to achieve our goals, we’re currently undergoing one of the largest information technology transformations in the history of the automotive industry.

GM IT is a leader in cutting edge technologies such as Mobility, Telematics, Mission-Critical Business Systems, Supercomputing, Vehicle Engineering, and Real-time Computing. We offer challenging growth oriented positions for passionate professionals looking to get in on the ground-floor of a growing “Fortune 5” firm that is re-inventing IT with a laser focus on innovation, speed, and business value.

The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, call 866-583-8151 or email us at In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.