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Senior Frontend Engineer

Front

Email is the universal communication tool for work. It’s where you discuss work, answer questions, and talk to all of your customers, vendors, and partners. But email wasn’t designed for business and hasn’t evolved with the way you work with a team. So you’re dropping the ball, missing important context, and relying on dozens of siloed apps just to get the job done.  

With more than 6,000 customers Front is reinventing the inbox so people can accomplish more together. We’ve created one place where you communicate internally and externally, gain context about customers and projects, and access all your other tools so you can be more efficient, more fulfilled, and ultimately happier at work.

Front was featured in Forbes’ Next Billion-Dollar Startups 2019, The New York Times’ The Next Wave of‘Unicorn’ Start-Ups, Zapier’s Apps at Work Report: The Fastest Growing Apps of 2019, the Bay Area’s Great Places to Work, and of course Glassdoor.

Front is a complex app with high performance requirements: some of our teams involve hundreds of users working together in real-time on thousands of messages every day. To meet those requirements, we use modern tools like React, Redux, Styled Components, and TypeScript. We’re looking for an experienced frontend engineer based in San Francisco who’s comfortable working with those tools to deliver key product improvements and new features.

What will you be doing?

    • Own central, complex components of the Front application
    • Drive and deliver on our product roadmap (frontapp.com/roadmap), turning rough specs into features
    • Ramp on new web technologies that will make Front better
    • Find elegant solutions to usability problems
    • Provide leadership and mentorship to other engineers on the team

What skills and experience do you need?

    • 5+ years of industry experience building fast, reliable, real-time web-based applications
    • Knowledgeable about modern web technologies and excited to learn new ones
    • Product minded: committed to building the best user experience
    • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, collaborative, and high-growth environment
    • Understand the trade-offs in employing different engineering solutions to a problem, valuing pragmatism over idealism
Front provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

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