Senior Frontend Engineer, New Product Incubation

  • Locations
    • New York
    • San Francisco
  • Date Posted
  • Jun. 21, 2021
  • Function
  • Design & UI
  • Sector
  • Business Applications

At Instabase, we’re passionate about building software to advance the state of the art in computing. We’ve built a fearlessly experimental, customer-obsessed team who are making discoveries to fundamentally change how people build and consume business applications. Today, we’re partnering with the world’s leading companies to transform how they use data and technology. If these challenges excite you, we’d love to hear from you!

New Product Incubation is a new, lean team within Instabase to realize the power of Instabase’s platform for thousands of businesses through innovative new products, and UI/UX is critical to the success of this team. You will lead the effort to build the design pattern and interactions from the ground up, lay out the technical foundation for the UI/UX, and significantly influence the direction of the product and team.

As a Senior Frontend Engineer at Instabase, you will work with our PM and designer to iterate on the UX design, drive new features and applications from ideation to production, choose the right libraries to deliver a great user experience, evaluate the right tools to enable fast development, and set the technical bar for future frontend development work on the team.

What you’ll do

  • Provide engineering perspective during design iteration discussion with our PM and designer.
  • Lead the frontend development for our new products, ensuring an intuitive user experience.
  • Evaluate and introduce the right tooling and frontend libraries to improve engineering efficiency or product quality.
  • Advocate for best practices for frontend development on the team.

About you

  • Knowledge in one or more of the following: Javascript, TypeScript, React, Webpack, UI design, HTML & CSS, web fundamentals, APIs, REST, frontend unit & integration testing
  • Experience building complex, robust frontend applications with a Javascript framework
  • Enthusiasm for working in fast-paced startup environment and a learner’s mentality
  • Product intuition and attention to user experience
  • Strong technical communication and teamwork skills

Instabase is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in all forms.  Instabase does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identify, sexual orientation, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability, or any other unlawful factor.  Instabase also complies with local laws, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.