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Senior Front-End Web Developer

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 help lead the development and implementation of extensive new user-facing products and features; new shared packages; collaborate with our services team on internal APIs; and help usher in a new web server architecture.  Additional coding to optimize existing repositories, as necessary.

See Github or npm 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 React, Redux, Relay and more...
  • Enjoy developing with our state-of-the-art front-end stack which includes Node.js, Express, webpack, Sass and Babel (es2015)
  • Create universal JS modules to be used on both the client and the server
  • Help lead, direct and mentor more junior team members
  • Provide informed estimates on project timelines and resources
  • Take part in the decision-making around major architectural choices of the front-end team
  • Leverage your experience with PHP or other OOP languages
  • Be excited by the opportunities and challenges afforded by responsive and adaptive design
  • Cover your code with unit and integration tests written with Jasmine, Mocha, Chai and Sinon.
  • Work with our top Product team which includes leaders formerly of Gilt, eBay and Etsy

What you'll bring

  • At least one big React project under your belt and extensive Node.js experience
  • Ideally, you would be familiar with server-side React and be thoroughly knowledgeable of ES6
  • 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 is a plus
  • An appreciation for art and design is always welcome
  • Your participation in the larger Developer Community is strongly supported and encouraged!