Frontend Engineer

Los Angeles, US remote /
Engineering /
Full-time
Are you looking to be a part of one of the most influential companies in the cryptocurrency industry and contribute to the crypto revolution that is changing the world?

At Metal, we are shaping digital money and revolutionizing the way people transact by reaching out to consumers new to cryptocurrency in a fun and novel way. To date, we have launched and operate Metal Vault (non-custodial wallet), Metal Pay in the United States (P2P value transfer and cryptocurrency purchase wallet), and Metal X (a cryptocurrency exchange across 23 countries and rapidly expanding).


We are currently looking for a Frontend Engineer ready to change the way people think about payments. Our ideal candidate is someone who has worked closely with designers and backend engineers to deliver high impact features on multiple products. This person will ideally have previous experience architecting new features from scratch and an expert in reusable UI paradigms.

Responsibilities

    • Design and develop the front-ends of user-facing products
    • Work closely with other front-end engineers to raise the bar for product and code quality within the products
    • Work with UX designers, project managers and back-end engineers to implement versatile front-end solutions to web development issues
    • Taking the initiative to identify UI/UX improvements and improve product features.
    • Overhauling user interfaces to optimize for speed and ease of useWork in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high quality software against aggressive schedules
    • Research new technologies and prototype new ideasMust be willing to be on call to handle production issues as they arise

Required Skills

    • 2 - 4 years of experience working as a frontend engineer
    • Highly experienced with front-end programming languages such as JavaScript (React, React Native), CSS pre-processing frameworks (Sass or Less) and HTML
    • Strong knowledge of and experience with front-end testing frameworks (Jest, Mocha, Enzyme, etc.)
    • Strong organizational, communication and task management skills, with ability to work autonomously with little guidance
    • Be extremely detail oriented when it comes to maintaining code integrity/organization and when working with graphic designers to convert designs to visual elements accurately
    • Write well-structured and documented, easily maintainable code that balances beauty and pragmatism
    • Experience with designing overall architecture of web applications
    • Passion for creating lasting experiences for our users, great design intuition and user empathy 
    • PLEASE NOTE: Candidate must be authorized to work in the U.S. and willing to work the core hours of 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Pacific. If you are located outside of the U.S., please indicate that you are authorized to work in the U.S. Thanks!

Bonus Qualifications

    • Interest and experience in Blockchain a plus
    • Having experience in Fintech is a plus