Senior Front-End Engineer for HOT Entertainment Startup!

Location: New York, New York
Date Posted: 01-21-2018

Senior Front-End Engineer

  • Engineering
  • New York, NY, United States

This NYC Startup is the global internet phenomenon that lets you be the internet.  By adding a famous movie, television, and internet quotes to your camera, you can create fun, memorable, meaningful videos to share with the world.

With over 200 million installs, 6 billion videos,  tens of thousands of daily downloads across 192 countries–including Jimmy Fallon, Rihanna (RIHANNA!), Cara Delevingne, and an unmanageable backlog of A-list celebrities creating dubs and showing the world who they are.

What does a Senior React.js Engineer do?
  • Work on and help us build our web app to be used by millions of users daily with React, TypeScript and other state-of-the-art technologies
  • Help define our web strategy
  • Collaborate with engineers, designers and product managers as an active member of a cross-functional team
  • Scale and lead a web team to success
  • Take responsibility for your code throughout the entire development cycle and be eager to explore new technologies

What do we look for in a Senior React.js Engineer?
  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree in the field of computer science, math, physics or other quantitative subjects
  • 3 - 5 years of development experience using Javascript (and more recently, React)
  • Demonstrate the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Have worked with multiple Javascript frameworks, and can talk about the cost/benefit trade-offs of each.
  • Gained a good grasp of CSS, including concepts like separation of content and presentation, specificity, and how to structure styles for large, modular applications.
  • Have had experience with CSS processors like Sass and Less.js, and understand their benefits for writing maintainable styles.
  • Have designed an API utilizing HTTP for a RESTful web service.
  • Have worked directly with databases and learned how to maintain separation of concerns between the way data is stored and the way it’s displayed.
  • Have implemented cross-browser UIs in HTML/CSS/JS and have made principled decisions about which browsers to support and why.

What to expect:

Our headquarters is located in Manhattan, NY.  Benefits include:
  • Competitive salary
  • Generous stock options
  • Relocation package
  • Full healthcare package
  • A great work environment, a cool office, working with some of the best engineers in town!
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