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Front End Engineer - up to $250k - Social Good Startup
New York, NY
The company's product is in the realms of housing, real estate, and SaaS. Their product is both for consumers as well as b2b. It is primarily on mobile but also on web. The product is democratizing access to housing, and the company seeks people who would be passionate about the positive social impact they would have by building the product.
The company has 6 employees, is seed funded, and is much more mature and financially strong than typical startups at this stage and size. It already has millions of dollars in its revenue pipeline. Right now the company's Head of Engineering has been doing the front end engineering all by himself, and the front end engineering is the main bottleneck to them onboarding their many waiting customers more quickly. So they want someone who can come in and own the front end engineering.
The company will pay very competitive salary (up to $250k depending on experience) plus equity (about 1% give or take, depending on experience) which could be very lucrative since they are seeking to build a billion dollar company and are on pace to achieve that within the next few years.
- You would ideally be 100% front end, but depending on your preference you could be full stack up to 50% backend.
- Taking ownership over the product's user interfaces.
- Overhauling the user interface to optimize for speed and ease of use.
- Getting the mobile application to take less than 5 minutes for end-to-end completion.
- Working with Product/Design to develop a true self-service onboarding front end.
- Taking the initiative to identify UI/UX improvements and improve product features.
- At least 2 yeares of front end software engineering experience.
- A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
- A passion for solving problems that directly impact people, and for building a business that will make a massive and positive impact on society.
- Uncompromising moral integrity.
Nice to have:
- Expertise in React.
- Startup experience.
- Experience from top tier tech companies.
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