Overview

As the frontend lead you will make decisions on the overall architecture, processes, design and usability of the platform and mentor the other developers. You will work closely together with designers and other engineers to advance the development of our modern web platform and deliver exciting new experiences to our customers. By rigorously leveraging collected data, e.g. through user analytics, you will transform complex processes into insightful user experiences. The role will challenge you to work in a highly agile environment and address strategic and engineering topics.

Responsibilities

  • Define the architecture and processes used by your engineering team
  • Mentor and support other team members through code reviews and continuous feedback
  • Take initiative to research new technologies, read articles and news in order to understand the current state of the frontend community
  • Share and document knowledge and best practices
  • Partner with the design and product management team to innovate and develop new design and interaction concepts
  • Develop rich, flexible frontend components to enable engineers to easily and quickly build client-side code
  • Be a flexible team player, stepping into a variety of roles

Qualifications

  • 6+ years of experience building modern web applications
  • Excellent knowledge of Javascript, CSS and React
  • In-depth knowledge of browsers and their behavior
  • Passionate about user experience and product delivery
  • Experience with test frameworks (e.g. Cypress, Jest)
  • Good understanding of REST and GraphQL
  • Strong analytical, leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to work both self-directed and collaboratively to deliver results in a fast-paced startup environment