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Frontend Engineer


Frontend Engineer

CoinDesk is the number one website in the hypergrowth world of blockchain & digital assets. We’re committed to helping people understand the broader blockchain ecosystem through our highly trafficked digital media site, our highly attended event series, Consensus, and our data products.

As a Frontend engineer you will work with our digital media team to deliver dynamic user interfaces and drive development of new user experiences for You will ship reusable components, editorial features, visualizations, and data driven experiences.

Our Frontend / UI is primarily developed with JavaScript (React, Redux), HTML, CSS, Webpack, and other technologies.

Top Reasons to Work for CoinDesk:
We are the #1 media player dedicated to blockchain
We have seen unprecedented growth, with audience growing 400% year-over-year
Help build out the foundation of product and engineering culture at one of the fastest growing blockchain companies in New York

Key Responsibilities:
Write highly maintainable, well documented, quality code that adheres to best practices
Implementation of designs in HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript
Close collaboration with platform engineers and product owners to build interactive, large scale web applications.
Fostering a positive and collaborative work culture with talented colleagues.

Required skills and experience include:
4+ years of professional development experience.
Exceptional knowledge of JavaScript, HTML, CSS
Experience with modern JavaScript libraries and tooling (React, D3.js, and Highcharts are a plus)
Experience with NPM and webpack.
4+ years of frontend development (React, Angular, etc.)
2+ year of experience with Node.js
2+ years of experience with backend technology (Node, Python, etc. ), this is not a backend role, but you should be extremely comfortable with APIs and data driven interfaces.

Our Stack

React / Redux on the frontend.
PHP (Light CMS dependencies)
Postgres, Redis, Mysql
Hosting and deployment on AWS

Preferred Experience and Qualifications:

A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in a technical discipline (computer science, electrical engineering)
Experience with Database architecture, ETL pipelines, A strong understanding of the blockchain ecosystem

About the Culture:

CoinDesk is a small company with incredible ambition. We care about the work that we do and about our mission to inform and educate this rapidly growing audience. You will have an immediate impact on the growth of CoinDesk. We are not siloed, so it’s important that you can communicate across departments and offer support even if it falls outside the job description. Ultimately, we’re a close-knit team that takes huge pride in the opportunity we have. We want you to join that.

Contact Information:
Please send your resume to with your resume, any relevant project or github links and a short cover letter about why you want to join CoinDesk.

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