Senior Front-end Engineer

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Senior Front-end Engineer

Job description

About us 👋🏽

VILLAGE is a social venture expanding access to out-of-school education.

When the school day ends, learning shouldn’t. Children spend 80% of their waking hours outside of the K-12 school system, yet in most communities, the market for educational opportunities is fragmented: Families struggle to access providers and providers struggle to access families. VILLAGE is working to solve this problem by helping communities develop thriving out-of-school education landscapes with our marketplace web-app.


The role 🧢

Seeking a Senior Front-end engineer with 3+ years of professional front-end experience. In this critical role as one of the first few tech hires, you'll be responsible for leading the implementation of our marketplace web-app’s front-end. You'll report directly to the CTO and will be working with stakeholders across the organization. Opportunity for significant equity compensation in a social venture startup with high-growth potential and a mission with a lasting, immediate impact.


You are...

  • a confident front-end engineer proficient in a broad range of software design approaches and common UX patterns
  • someone who has the ability to decompose a problem into clear software/UX design action, and can articulate the benefits and challenges of depending on different front-end libraries, frameworks, and tool-sets to your team
  • passionate about the potential of technology to make the world a better place. You may or may not have a strong personal tie to out-of-school education, but either way you are excited about the opportunity to apply your talents to creating equitable social change


What we offer 🎉

  • Full-time remote role, and/or on-site in our Eau Claire, WI office
  • Market competitive salary with early-stage stock options
  • 401(k)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance/flexible vacation policy
  • Significant career growth opportunities
  • A fun culture, including things like team events, happy hours, and trips.

Job requirements

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Human Computer Interaction, Design, or related technical discipline (or equivalent experience)
  • 3+ years of professional front-end development
  • Experience with object-oriented design
  • Demonstrates UX design skills, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills
  • Skilled with common front-end technologies such as HTML, CSS, JS, TypeScript, and Node
  • Extensive experience in one or more relevant front-end frameworks such as React
  • Ability to rapidly prototype and adjust in response to customer feedback
  • Well practiced coding paradigms including peer code reviews, unit testing, and a preference for agile development
  • Ability to collaborate and work with back-end team to integrate APIs into front-end stack


Its a plus if you have... 🧩

  • Experience with NextJS and React Native Web
  • Masters degree in CS or an engineering discipline
  • 5+ years of professional front end development
  • Experience building scalable, distributed, front-end experiences
  • Experience building reusable UX components or libraries
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities in an engineering environment in driving operational excellence and best practices


If this sounds like you and you want to join a rapidly growing social venture, we'd love for you to apply! ⬇️