Senior Software Engineer, Front End
San Francisco, CA
At Minted engineering we marry design with technology to deliver unique products that are beautiful and co-created by our artist community and our customers. Our engineers take on multiple roles and challenges not defined by titles, and we have a strong culture of mentorship and promoting from within, as well as project roadmaps that enable us to cross-train and learn from one another. We are a metrics-driven organization and we work hard to make sure every project we do is measurably impactful. We strive to maintain the balance between building out new features and scaling our platform while staying agile in a fast-moving environment.
- Own front-end heavy engineering projects to increase traffic, drive conversion, and/or experiment with new business models and verticals
- Participate in front-end architecture design that will help increase developer velocity and drive growth through Minted’s e-commerce platform.
- Collaborate with a world-class product development, user experience, production, and marketing teams to create a beautiful and responsive website
- Provide insight into current best practices for front-end web development and help to drive decisions around framework and tool choices
- Work with and learn from system architect and other engineering teams on complex cross-component projects from start to finish
- Build efficient and reusable front-end abstractions and systems
- Monitor, identify and squash browser performance bottlenecks
- Work with cutting edge front-end technologies like Node.js, WebGL, Flux, React, SVG, ES6, Gulp, and Webpack
- Help onboard and mentor junior engineers to advance their frontend knowledge and skillset
- Obsessive about client-side performance
- A go-to person for diagnosing tricky cross-browser compatibility issues
- Excited about building excellent, web-based user experiences
- Interested in open source and early adoption of future standards (ES6, etc.)
- 4+ years developing and maintaining Front-end code on high-traffic websites
- A BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
- A fierce dedication to writing testable UI code - you feel unsatisfied without high test coverage for the code you write
- Experience building maintainable and scalable UI frameworks and tools that increase developer efficiency
- Experience designing complex front-end components and accurately estimating scope and risks
- A holistic understanding of the application stack instead of being 100% front-end, and has the ability to create scalable REST APIs that drive our web apps
- Experience with React, Flux and other modern web technologies
- Familiar with responsive, web design best practices and mobile web development
- Experience building and deploying web services using Node.js
- Experience working in a fast-paced, agile e-commerce environment
- Experience mentoring junior engineers
Minted is a design platform whose mission it is to bring the best in independent design to consumers everywhere. The company's art, stationery, and textiles products have reached over 40 million homes worldwide.
Minted uses technology to bring unique, best-selling design to market at scale. Using its crowdsourcing technology, consumers are empowered to vote for the designs they love and want to see sold, ensuring that Minted always sells continuously fresh and trend-forward product. The winning designs are manufactured by Minted, enabling artists from around the world to share and sell their work while letting Minted do the rest. Since launch in 2007, the company has expanded to serve consumers in new categories including wall art, textiles, digital content and home decor, as well as serve major retailers and consumer products brands with data-backed design through licensing and wholesale partnerships.
Minted is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and currently employs 350+ full-time employees plus additional temporary workers during the holiday season. The company has raised over $300M from top-tier investors including Benchmark Capital, T. Rowe Price, Permira, Ridge Ventures, Technology Crossover Ventures, and Norwest Venture Partners. Angel investors include Marissa Mayer, Jeremy Stoppelman, Julia & Kevin Hartz, Yishan Wong, and more.
Minted is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives and will consider for employment all qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Minted participates in the E-verify program.