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Frontend Engineer

Pollen

At Pollen, the Frontend Platform team exists to enable product engineers to ship performant web & mobile applications with high speed, quality and performance. Your work will have a significant impact on the productivity of product engineers, and the quality of our web and native applications.

We use React, TypeScript and GraphQL across web & mobile. We use Next.js for our web applications, React Native on mobile, and federated Apollo GraphQL for data fetching. Our design system is built on styled-components, with Storybook powering the development our shared component library.

In the first 6 months you will:

  • Working with the Platform team, create and execute a backlog of improvements to our privately published packages workflow which will improve developer experience and velocity working on the design system
  • Collaborate with principals and product engineers and design on rolling out a major update to our design system and shared component library safely and consistently
  • Optimise the configuration and deployment of our Next.js applications with a focus on performance
  • Working with a QA consultant, streamline our E2E testing pipeline and support establishing a testing pyramid
  • Support product engineers by maintaining frontend tooling and infrastructure
  • Improve performance and observability across our web & native applications
  • Ensure our UI component library is reliable, scalable and accessible, and evolve it further
  • Shape complex problems into elegant components and abstractions
  • Collaborate with Pollen's Principal Engineers to build a vision of how our process & tooling should evolve over time, bringing new & innovative practices that enable our teams to build and ship safely and independently
  • Develop internal tooling for improving developer experience, focusing on discovery and observability
  • Be an advocate for best practices to our product teams & frontend community

About our culture

About Pollen

Pollen builds, curates, and delivers the best travel experiences using technology, a network of global partners, and a data-driven customer-led mindset – pairing world class entertainment with the world’s most exciting destinations.

Pollen brings you all the best experiences on pollen.co. We have two offerings: Pollen Presents and Pollen+. Pollen Presents curates experiences around your tastes and preferences you can’t find anywhere else. These experiences bring together music, sports, wellness and beyond to enable you and your friends to connect around one-of-a-kind itineraries in exciting destinations. Pollen+ always gets you more at music festivals and events when you book through us. Pollen+ partners with the biggest promoter brands and music festivals, including We Are FSTVL, Austin City Limits, Bonnaroo, C3, Electric Zoo, Live Nation and more. 

Pollen was founded in 2014 by brothers Callum & Liam Negus-Fancey. Pollen is backed by prominent investors including Kindred, Northzone, Sienna Capital, Backed and Draper Spirit. Pollen has raised over $100 million in VC funding.

GDPR Statement

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