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REPORTS TO: Senior UX/Product Manager

SALARY RANGE: $62,000 - $67,500

Smart City is a hyper-personalized, human-centered apartment locating service that saves renters time and money when searching for a new place to live. A unique lead generation system paired with our proprietary internal technology has created over 4300% growth in six years. Smart City has caused a major disruption in an antiquated apartment locating industry, all while being able to scale to a significant $19m in revenue with no outside funding. Even more impressive and unlike many startups in the real estate space, Smart City has continued to remain profitable during all high growth periods.

The Position:

Smart City looks for new team members who don’t just create, but also innovate. We are obsessed with data and also making things pretty. Our idea of a successful product is robust but extremely simple to use. Moving quickly and taking risks is ingrained in our DNA.

The Responsibilities/Key Expectations:

  • Understand our business, build relationships with employees, and guide strategic decisions that create an incredible user experience through technology
  • Communicate professionally and with empathy, solicit and provide feedback, actively offer help, and make sure everyone is aligned
  • Collaborate with the Senior UX/Product Manager to analyze user requirements and convert requirements to technical design documents
  • Guide architecture and implementation discussions, helps unblock other developers, establish best practices for maintainability, and strategically manage risk
  • Take responsibility (even when no one asks)
  • Work collaboratively on a cross-functional team of developers, designers, and the leadership team
  • You have a good eye for design - UI/UX is your expertise
  • Learn from everyone, no matter what their title is
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines on a tight schedule


  • 2-5 years front-end web development and working with various web technologies
  • Solid portfolio showing at least 2–3 small to medium level projects
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related work experience preferred
  • Experience working in an Agile Delivery model
  • Experience working in a Continuous Deployment model
  • Experience with CMS development, especially WordPress and and WPEngine
  • Experience writing and maintaining responsive CSS
  • Understanding of web standards and accessibility guidelines
  • Experience collaborating with others and working in small teams
  • Experience with server administration a plus
  • Some knowledge, but not required experience with client-side JavaScript MVC frameworks (e.g. Vue.js, React, AngularJS, Ember.js, Backbone.js)

Our Technologies

  • Runtimes/Languages: PHP, JS, Sass
  • Architecture: RESTful API
  • Frameworks: Laravel, Vue.js
  • Libraries: React
  • Dependency Managers: Composer, NPM
  • Database: MySQL (preferred)
  • Utilities: Gulp
  • Version Control: Git, Bitbucket
  • Design: Sketch or Figma, Adobe CS

Who We Are

We are more than just an apartment locating company. We love what we do, and we work all the time because to us, it doesn’t feel like work. We believe that professionalism is doing what you say you’re going to do. We pride ourselves on teamwork, and we live for helping others. We get excited when faced with a tough challenge and go the extra mile to achieve our goals. We believe in quick communication, accessibility, transparency, and having fun while putting in good old fashioned hard work. We go above and beyond, we are hyper-personalize, and we make friends, not clients. You are not just another e-mail address, and we are not just another real estate service. We are Smart City.

Here’s what our company believes in:

  • Honor Bound – We do what we say we’re going to do, and we don’t need to wear a suit and tie to do it.
  • Overachievers – We always go the extra mile.
  • Never Settle – We are constantly striving for growth, both personally and professionally.
  • Optimistic – We are a genuine force of positivity, not like rainbows and butterflies, but like, life is good.
  • Real People- We treat everyone like friends, and we’re real human beings who make mistakes sometimes. Let’s learn from it and move forward.

Our team is extremely important to us and we’re excited to have been recognized as one of Dallas Business Journal’s ‘2019 Best Places to Work’.

Perks - you know you want ‘em

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive and flexible health benefits plan
  • Flex PTO
  • Monthly cell phone stipend
  • Annual professional development stipend
  • Casual dress code
  • Dog-friendly office

We Take Equality Seriously

Smart City is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is committed to equal opportunity employment without regard to race, religion, color, gender (including gender identity, change of sex and transgender status), sexual orientation, age, disability, ancestry, national origin, military or veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

All offers of employment are conditioned upon the candidate’s completion of a Form I-9 and delivery of appropriate documentation to establish the candidate’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States.