• Locations
    • Pryor, OK
    • Toronto, CA
    • San Francisco
  • Date Posted
  • May. 30, 2021
  • Function
  • Design & UI
  • Sector
  • Business Applications

Overview

We are looking for a Senior Front-End or Full Stack Engineer and Architect. Backyard is building a whole new way to feel together, apart. A product that allows friends and family to connect, to find cherished moments regardless of distance, all while sharing in a wide variety of playful experiences, together.

As a Senior Front End or Full Stack Engineer, you will help design and implement a product from scratch that will bring people together and facilitate joyful experiences. You’ll work with the design, infrastructure, and gameplay teams to help engage the user through high quality video and gaming experiences.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Take our proven prototype and turn it into a go-to-market ready mass consumer application using modern React tooling, libraries and best practices.
  • Architect efficient and reusable front-end systems that drive complex web applications, and scale with us as we grow.
  • Solve difficult technical challenges and implement quality improvements to make an application suited for the end-user’s needs.
  • Collaborate with design, infrastructure, and gameplay teams to help engage the user through high quality video and gaming experiences.
  • Evaluate and analyze tradeoffs between implementation time, maintainability, and impact.
  • Build our platform across web and mobile.
  • You should be comfortable working in Javascript, React and React Native.
  • This role is remote friendly.

Bonus Qualities

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or a related technical field
  • Experience working in a startup or high-growth environment
  • Interest in the gaming or social space; you’re personally passionate about bringing people together
  • You have a deep entrepreneurial spirit and a “founder’s mindset” that drives your work’s quality and impact
  • You have a positive attitude and can roll with the constant change of a growing startup