Senior Frontend Engineer

Job description

Shuttlerock is a creative technology platform that helps advertisers collect and manage content and brand assets, turn them into video ads and publish them to digital channels. The process is easy, cost-effective, fast, scalable, and our creatives are handcrafted by real people. We have a global team, with offices in Nelson, New York, Singapore, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Christchurch, and Berlin. We are an official Facebook Marketing Partner, and a 2016 Facebook Innovation Award winner.


We are looking for experienced Frontend developers who want to work on interesting problems, and help us take our platform to the next level.


The Role

You will be working on a variety of user-facing JavaScript projects, using our GraphQL and REST APIs to deliver smooth and engaging user experiences. We're looking for people passionate about creating beautiful and performant JavaScript applications, who thrive on working with a fast-moving team that's changing the way large companies think about content marketing. In this role, you will have the opportunity to help shape and execute our UI and UX strategy, while working with a group of talented developers. You’ll work alongside our API and operations teams to implement high-traffic applications that are used by major brands worldwide.


As a Senior Frontend Engineer at Shuttlerock, you will:

  • Spec and build new features, working closely with other developers, product management and designers.
  • Help shape the direction of our product through framework and technology research.
  • Participate in code reviews and QA sessions.
  • Mentor Junior developers.
  • Help our technical support team diagnose and fix bugs.
  • Work across all levels of our stack, most likely using a combination of React + Redux and Ruby on Rails.
  • Contribute to open source projects (our developers have committed code to a variety of well-known libraries).

Posted June 25th, 2019


Our Ideal Candidate will have:

  • Fluency in English. 
  • 6+ years of professional software development experience.
  • Deep knowledge of modern JavaScript development, including React.js, Redux, and Webpack fundamentals.
  • Deep knowledge of modern HTML / CSS layout techniques, and the ability to turn designs into functioning interfaces that work on a variety of browsers.
  • Knowledge of how the web works - GraphQL or REST API design, HTTP fundamentals and security concerns.
  • Experience working with third-party APIs.
  • A track record of shipping and maintaining code for a high-traffic website.
  • Experience writing maintainable, testable code.
  • Outstanding problem-solving skills.
  • Excited to work closely with an extremely talented, distributed team.

Bonus points if you:

  • Are multilingual.
  • Have GitHub or other portfolios demonstrating your work.
  • Have an interest in functional programming and testing.
  • Have experience with Elixir, Clojure, or Ruby.
  • Have experience with DevOps, automated deployment, AWS, edge caching etc.
  • Have experience leading an engineering team.