Sr. Front-End Engineer

The Role

Use your extensive knowledge of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS to build the Progressive Web app interface. You will work with real-time data streams, engineer for performance across browsers, and delight people by making the best software we can imagine. You will collaborate closely with Product, Design, and QA to spec, build, test and deploy new features. This position reports directly to the Engineering lead. Sound like the place for you? Send us a note at with links to your work and experience—nicely fleshed-out LinkedIn or AngelList profiles are very effective

Things you’ll do here
  • Work in deeply embedded and interlinked teams, with most team members filling multiple roles
  • Collaborate with Product Design and Management to generate product requirements & specs
  • Learn about and put into action up-to-the-minute web technologies (we’re big on stalking the IndieWeb on Twitter)
  • Respond to production issues and requests from users and podcasting partners in real time
  • Prototype and pitch solution-driven features
  • Code review, and be code reviewed, by other members of the engineering team
Job Requirements
  • 2+ years writing client-side javascript
  • Proven expertise building complex, responsive layouts in HTML/CSS
  • Strong understanding of Lean Startup methodology
  • Experience building around a complex pipeline in a deeply collaborative team environment
  • Experience with modern browser technologies, including Edge
  • Passion for UX and Design, and yep, attention to detail
  • Great communication skills, and a good sense of humor
  • The open-hearted desire to improve yourself and your team as a whole
Bonus Round
  • Podcast addiction
  • Experience with Google’s Polymer framework
  • Experience with Progressive Web Apps
  • A games or indie-web background. We frequently accidentally refer to our users as Players
  • Startup experience
  • A sense of “I don’t know…let’s find out!”