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Front-End Engineer

 

1stdibs is the world’s largest online luxury marketplace for one-of-a-kind products. It has become the go-to source for the world's leading interior designers and consumers to find antiques, vintage furniture, jewelry, vintage fashion, and fine art.
 
Backed by Benchmark Capital, Index Ventures, Spark Capital, and Alibaba Group 1stdibs is a unique blend of expert curators and seasoned Internet executives from companies including eBay, Gilt, Google, FreshDirect, Mlb.com, and Twitter.

 

We need your ideas and passion for good, clean code!  A great position for a front-end enthusiast who wants to code things The Right Way™. Opportunity to help lead the development and implementation of extensive new user-facing products and features; new shared packages; and collaborate with our services team on internal APIs.  Additional coding to optimize existing repositories, as necessary.

See our Github for some of what we do.
              

What you'll do              

  • Use your understanding of core client-side technologies -- HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript -- to develop complex user interfaces for desktop and mobile browsers using React, Relay and Redux
  • Enjoy developing with our state-of-the-art front-end stack which includes ES6, Node.js, Express, GraphQL, webpack, Sass, Babel, and Git (Github)
  • Create reusable modules to be used on both the client and the server
  • Provide informed estimates of your tasks
  • Be excited by the opportunities and challenges afforded by responsive and adaptive design
  • Cover your code with unit and integration tests written with Jest and Mocha
  • Work with our top Product team which includes former leaders from Gilt, eBay, and Etsy

 

What you’ll bring

  • A strong desire to become an expert in ES6 (ES2015), React, and Node.js
  • A year or more experience developing for high-traffic websites
  • Ability to troubleshoot and explain performance bottlenecks
  • Be awesome and make those around you awesome!
  • Ability to bring your intellectual curiosity and thoughtful opinions with you every day            
  • Experience developing consumer-facing websites in a professional production environment a plus
  • An appreciation for one-of-a-kind items such as furniture, art, and jewelry always welcome
  • Your participation in the larger Developer Community is strongly supported and encouraged!