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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, Insight Venture Partners, Index Ventures, Spark Capital and Alibaba, 1stdibs is a unique blend of expert curators and seasoned Internet executives from companies including Ebay, Gilt, Google, FreshDirect, Mlb.com, Shutterfly, 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 contribute to 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 thorough understanding of core client-side technologies -- HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript -- to architect complex user interactions for desktop and mobile browsers using Backbone and React
  • Enjoy developing with our state-of-the-art front-end stack which includes Node.js, Express, webpack, Sass, Gulp, Git (Github) and Babel
  • Create reusable CommonJS modules to be used on both the client and the server
  • Leverage your experience with PHP or other OOP languages
  • Be excited by the opportunities and challenges afforded by responsive and adaptive design
  • Utilize server-side Node.js and PHP as a last resort, only when client-side cannot do and the services team cannot provide
  • Cover your code with unit and integration tests written with Jasmine, Mocha, Chai and Sinon
  • Work with our top Product team which includes former leaders from Gilt, eBay and Etsy

 What you'll bring

  • Experience developing for high-traffic web sites
  • 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!