Senior React Architect (React.js, MobX)

Paris | Remote
Engineering /
Full-time /
✨ About us ✨
Photoroom was launched in 2020 after getting accepted into Y Combinator and, over the past 4 years, has become the world's most popular AI photo editor. Our mission is clear: to elevate businesses through amazing photography.

Photoroom puts the power of great images into more people's hands through our powerful and innovative features, from our best-in-class background remover to our generative AI model and tools: AI Images, AI Backgrounds and Shadows, AI Expand, and many more.

Processing over 5 billion images a year and downloaded over 150 million times, Photoroom is now the world's #1 AI photo-editing app, available across mobile, web, and via an API in over 180 countries.

We are at an exciting stage of our journey, having successfully raised our Series B and looking to scale to $100M ARR in 2024.

Photoroom is a profitable, remote-friendly company headquartered in Paris with a global team of over 50 world-class deep learning, product, and marketing experts with backgrounds at the world's leading companies. We are a diverse team of entrepreneurs building for entrepreneurs.


πŸ€“ We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Web Frontend Engineer specializing in frontend architecture to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for designing and implementing a scalable, high-performance web application that delivers exceptional user experiences. Your expertise in React.js, state management with MobX, and frontend performance optimization will be crucial in building applications that cater to millions of users.

πŸ’° 70k€-100k€* depending on experience + Stock-Options/BSPCE
πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί We are flexible: you can work from anywhere in Europe, come once a month to Paris (fully reimbursed), or visit the office more often.
✈️ We offer substantial support for relocation (10k€ relocation bonus), including finding an apartment in Paris and supporting you with the visa procedure.
πŸ’» Technology - new MacBook Pro, monitor, keyboard, etc.
πŸ–οΈ Socials - Biannual company retreats, weekly Happy Hour & Game Time
πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Photoroom is an international team, and we work in English. We offer language lessons for those who need them (English & French).
*We can go higher for outstanding profiles and adapt to the cost of living if it is higher than in Paris.

✨ About the role ✨

    • You will architect and develop a scalable and high-performing web application using React.js and TypeScript.
    • You will effectively manage the application state, ensuring responsive and efficient user interfaces.
    • You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless integration of frontend components with backend services.
    • You will optimize web application performance, focusing on rendering speed and runtime efficiency.
    • You will continuously stay updated with emerging frontend technologies and best practices, integrating them into our projects to drive innovation and excellence.
    • You will work within a small multicultural team of ~50 passionate, friendly, and committed folks.

✨ About you ✨

    • You have proven experience in architecting and developing large-scale web applications, like SaaS platforms, that have scaled to millions of users and/or 10s of developers.
    • You have in-depth knowledge of React.js and a strong understanding of component-based architecture.
    • Expertise in state management using MobX.
    • Optional: You have hands-on experience with WebAssembly libraries and a deep understanding of their integration within web applications.
    • Optional: You have proficiency in image manipulation using canvas and a keen eye for visual detail. Experience in WebGL is a plus.
    • You have excellent problem-solving skills, with the ability to tackle complex technical challenges.
    • You are fluent in English (French is not required!)

✨ Hiring Process ✨

    • Screening call with the Talent Manager
    • Technical interview with the Hiring Manager
    • Home technical assignment, followed by a review with the team (can be compensated and under 3 hours)
    • Culture fit interview and meet the team!
    • Reference check & Offer
🌈 Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging
We are committed to enabling everyone to feel included and valued at the workplace. We believe both the company and its culture are strongest when composed of diverse experiences and backgrounds.
That's why:
- We have flexible working hours
- We trust people to work remotely
- We extended the length of the parental leave
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, family, gender identity, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.