Front End Development Architect

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We are at the forefront of change in this rapidly evolving lending market. mello™, the Greek word for “future,” was the product of a recent $80+ million dollar investment in research & development to transform & streamline the home buying process into a digital experience like no other competitor offers.  But mello™ is just the beginning… loanDepot will continue to invest in developing our own advanced technology ecosystem built around serving our customers & enabling our valued employees to provide exceptional service. We have funding, we have opportunities, you have ideas—it’s a perfect match.

loanDepot — We are America’s Lender.

Position Summary:
As part of our continued record growth, loanDepot is adding a Front End Development Architect to our newly formed Technology Solutions Team. We are looking for a skilled JavaScript engineer responsible for building complex business applications using cutting-edge web technologies, including Angular 2. As a key contributor on the team, you will be instrumental in implementing clean, compelling, and coherent user experiences for our consumer, internal operational and value chain constituents across a wide variety of enterprise applications.


  • Build robust, maintainable, enterprise-level web applications using a modern static front-end stack
  • Fully implement user interfaces using modular, componentized JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • Utilize a JavaScript framework to implement performant, scalable solutions to business requirements
  • Perform unit testing, and write documentation
  • Work with UI/UX teams to translate wireframes and comps into interactive HTML/CSS/JavaScript
  • Provide technical guidance to members of the team as appropriate
  • Lead by example, acting as a role model to other team members
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with designers, product managers, middle-tier developers and other front end developers
  • Collaborate with middle-tier developers on the design and implementation of RESTful APIs
  • Produce high-quality, properly functioning deliverables to specified deadlines
  • Estimate tasks with a level of granularity and accuracy commensurate with information provided
  • Take direction from a team lead


  • JavaScript
  • JavaScript patterns and best practices
  • JavaScript MVC Frameworks
  • Component-Based Web UI Architecture
  • CSS/CSS3
  • CSS Preprocessors (SASS)
  • Engineering Principles (SRP, DRY, DI, KISS, SoC)
  • ES6/TypeScript
  • SPA Architecture
  • JavaScript unit testing (Karma)
  • Responsive & adaptive design
  • Cross-browser compatibility
  • Angular 2
  • Webpack
  • RxJs
  • JavaScript performance optimization (jsPerf)
  • Material Design/Bootstrap
  • js
  • Front-end E2E testing (Protractor)
  • C#
  • Build automation

Strong ability to:

  • Lead by example; motivating others to consistently perform at their best
  • Demonstrate exceptional attention to detail
  • Deliver work product according to established deadlines
  • Take ownership of assigned features and projects, and shared ownership of overall solutions
  • Work collaboratively in a small team
  • Lead feature/project estimation with a level of granularity and accuracy commensurate with information provided
  • Excel in a rapid iteration environment with short turnaround times
  • Deal positively with high levels of uncertainty, ambiguity and shifting priorities
  • Accept a wide variety of tasks and pitch in wherever needed
  • Constructively present, discuss and debate alternatives
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

The Perks:

  • Competitive compensation reliant on ability & experience
  • Excellent benefits package including multiple health, dental & vision options
  • Company paid life and AD&D Insurance, as well as additional voluntary benefit possibilities
  • 401K with robust company match
  • The opportunity to work for America’s Lender under the vision of industry legend, Anthony Hsieh


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



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