Senior Front End Engineer

Kickstarter is looking for a Senior Frontend Developer in our Brooklyn office who will contribute directly to our platform for creators and makers, and who loves building new products and solving problems.

About the Team

Kickstarter’s Engineering team builds and maintains our web and mobile applications. We care about crafting code for the long-term, shipping great product efficiently, and continually learning and teaching. We work in close partnership with designers and product managers in an iterative and experiment-driven process, building and refining our platform to help bring creative projects to life.

About the Role

We’re looking for someone who loves beautiful design, building new products and solving problems. We're seeking a skilled and passionate engineer who is friendly, collaborative, and supportive, and who values personal growth and positive feedback. Our engineering team works closely with designers and product managers in small teams to create products our users love.

About You

  • You have 5+ years professional experience as a software engineer. 
  • Expert working knowledge of modern JavaScript, SCSS and HTML5. 
  • Experience working with React, Redux, and GraphQL or similar frameworks. 
  • Familiarity with server-side MVC web frameworks, such as Ruby on Rails. 
  • Familiarity with Git and agile methodologies. 
  • Demonstrated experience independently leading projects from start to finish. 
  • Interest in pair programming and mentoring engineers. 
  • Passion for writing tests to ensure delivering high-quality software. 
  • Comfortable prototyping ideas and evolving them based on user feedback. 
  • Experience working with designers to craft beautiful, user-centric interfaces.
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This position is full-time and on-site at our beautiful office in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. All full-time employees are eligible for our terrific benefits program, which includes stock options, full health/dental/vision coverage, 401k contribution, generous vacation and family leave, and a wide variety of social and cultural events.

Kickstarter is a Public Benefit Corporation, and our mission is to help bring creative projects to life. We measure our success as a company by how well we achieve that mission, not by the size of our profits. In our charter, we spell out our mission, our values, and the commitments we have made to pursue them.