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Marketing Web Developer - Sphero
September 10, 2019
Boulder, Colorado
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Who We Are

Sphero has been inspiring the creators and inventors of tomorrow through creative learning and play since 2010.  From humble beginnings in Boulder, CO, Sphero has become the #1 robot in education, available in 40,000+ institutions globally. In August 2019, Sphero welcomed littleBits into the fold to become the EdTech market leader and accelerate play-based learning for kids worldwide. With new offerings coming out all the time to help kids start, grow, and graduate with Sphero, our robots truly go #BeyondCode. Learn more at

At Sphero, you can do the work you love, be yourself, and take fun seriously.

What You Will Do

A frontend engineer with experience working as an integrated part of our marketing team. As a member of our marketing technology team, you'll help build solutions to expand our reach, raise awareness, and drive sales on


  • Implement and refine our email marketing program.
  • Build personalized landing pages.
  • Optimize our E-commerce store.
  • Build internal tools and customer-facing solutions to support key marketing initiatives.
  • Deliver great customer experiences.
  • Drive revenue growth for the business.

Experience / Attributes We’d Like You To Have:

  • 3+ years of UI development experience.
  • Strong HTML skills and an advanced understanding of the DOM.
  • Knowledge of technical implementation of ARIA and other web accessibility standards.
  • Pixel-perfect CSS skills, web animation, css transitions, and elegant use of motion in web UI.
  • Experience implementing responsive layouts from static design files.
  • Strong understanding of user experience best practices and elements of interaction design.
  • Front end styling and templating (HTML, SASS/CSS).
  • Advanced understanding of modern, native JavaScript.
  • Strong understanding of modern web development tools and frameworks (native web components, vue.js, react, css).
  • Strong understanding of web services and standards (AJAX, JWT, JSON, local storage, etc.)
  • Experience leveraging solutions from across the Javascript ecosystem (Typescript, webpack, NPM, Babel).
  • Demonstrable experience building HTML marketing emails.
  • Experience working with Mailchimp, SailThru, or other email service provider.
  • Experience with Git.
  • Experience implementing event tracking for analytics data pipelines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Flexible, creative, technical and analytical.
  • Strong HTML, CSS and JavaScript knowledge.
  • Ability to present technical information in non-technical terms to co-workers and management.
  • Always thinking mobile first.

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with SailThru or MailChimp.
  • Experience with Node.js.
  • Experience with Google Cloud, AWS, and Cloud technologies.
  • Unit testing and automated testing experience and adhere to coding best practices.
  • Experience with conversion rate optimization and personalization.
  • Experience with Google Optimize, Optimizely, or other A/B split-testing tools.
  • Experience with marketing automation or customer data platforms.
  • Experience with digital audience segmentation via digital ad platforms.
  • Experience with web analytics (i.e. Google Analytics).
  • Experience with Magento.

This is your opportunity to lead part of the robot revolution with a fast-paced, innovative team that is changing the world of play and learning. If you're interested in joining the team, please send us your resume and a cover letter detailing why you’d be a good fit for the Sphero team. If you have a presence on the web, rap sheet, write a blog, or practice another craft, we’d love to hear about it.

Sphero offers an exciting work environment, and a generous compensation package including a competitive salary; 100% paid health, dental, and vision insurance; stock options; and many other perks such as a wellness reimbursement, cell phone benefit, a fully stocked kitchen, and catered lunches on Fridays.

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