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Posted June 22nd

Front End Engineer

Austin, Texas

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Posted June 22nd

Front End Engineer

Austin, Texas






Full Time

Job Description
As a Front End Engineer focused on building out Literati's Web initiatives, you'll be an essential part of helping Literati keep up with the hyper-scale we've been experiencing.. In this role, you will partner closely with internal stakeholders in Marketing, Product, Customer Service, and Data Science and contribute in defining, scoping, and building our complex web applications.

Literati is the fastest-growing company in Arts & Literature in the US. We were recently ranked #3 on Inc's Fastest Growing Companies in Austin and named a 2022 Midsize Best Place to Work by Built In Austin. Our founder and CEO, Jessica Ewing, was named one of "Google's Top 12 Most Innovative Minds" by Fast Company. We've raised over $60M in venture capital to date, with key investors including Founders Fund, General Catalyst, Felicis, and 01A (Dick Costolo and Adam Bain, former CEO and COO of Twitter).

  • Building JavaScript applications you're proud to show off to other Engineers
  • Effective/efficient communication with design, product, and QA
  • Web standards and accessibility, plus having a distinct interest in ensuring our products stay current and compliant
  • Resolving UI/UX bugs in a timely fashion
  • Passion for architecting maintainable front-end solutions

  • 3+ years of JavaScript application experience
  • A love affair working with web components
  • Extensive experience debugging applications for cross-browser compatibility (including mobile)
  • Experience with React
  • Track record of successful delivery in an agile environment
  • Demonstrated experience with common tools such as Git
  • Experience building component libraries

  • Typescript experience
  • Familiarity with NextJS
  • React Native experience
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent

  • Working with product owners/managers across the company, you'll participate in sprint grooming, planning, and retrospective sessions.
  • Working with design, you'll act as the expert in how we deliver world-class tailored experiences across our various platforms.
  • Working with Engineering, you'll incorporate your expertise into our overall Engineering craft to achieve efficient delivery of our software products to market.

Additional Information
We seek people with drive and a touch of alchemy. Even if your experience isn't a precise match for the role, we encourage you to apply. And if your career has taken you to some spectacular -or spectacularly strange-places, we love a good story.

At Literati, we value the power of reading for all: anyone who dreams, anyone who wonders, anyone of any age, from any background. We are dedicated to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion and connectedness that sees, reflects, welcomes, and celebrates the innovation and talent of a diverse array of people.
Austin, Texas