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Senior 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 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 examples of our open source code.

What you'll do

  • Use your thorough understanding of core client-side technologies -- HTML, CSS, JavaScript -- to architect complex user interactions for desktop and mobile browsers using React, Relay and Redux
  • Enjoy developing with our state-of-the-art front-end stack which includes Node.js, Express, GraphQL, webpack, ES2017, Sass, and Git (Github)
  • Create universal JS modules to be used on both the client and the server
  • Lead, direct and mentor more junior team members (including code review)
  • Provide informed estimates on project timelines and resources
  • Take part in decision-making around major architectural choices of the front-end team
  • 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

  • Ideally, 3+ years experience developing sophisticated consumer-facing web sites
  • At least one major React project under your belt and extensive Node.js experience
  • A good, experienced grasp of contemporary JavaScript development practices (including ES6 and beyond: arrow functions, array methods, destructuring, rest params, es modules, template literals, default arguments, Promise, async/await, fetch, etc)
  • Understanding of performance-related trade-offs and how to squeeze the most performance from a web page
  • Experience mentoring and directing a team (major plus)
  • Be awesome and make those around you awesome!
  • Ability to bring your intellectual curiosity and thoughtful opinions with you every day
  • 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!