Senior Frontend Developer

San Francisco • $110k - $135k

Devstore


Role Location

  • San Francisco

Compensation

$110k - $135k

Employees

< 10 people

Address

150 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, CA, 94102, US

Tech Stack

  • Node.js
  • JavaScript
  • React
  • AWS
  • GraphQL
  • Docker
  • CSS
  • Next.js
  • MongoDB

Role Description

As a senior frontend developer at Devstore, you’ll be in charge of developing the frontend of a product loved and used by thousands of developers every day. You’ll build a beautiful and performant web application based on React.js and Next.js, showcasing 3 million open-source packages, and including package insights and comparison, powerful search and discovery, documentation, knowledge, and community. As our first frontend developer, you’ll choose and implement a best-of-breed frontend stack from scratch.

What you will be doing:

  • Build a best-of-breed frontend stack from scratch, including grid, typography, UI components, graphing, data display, and search components
  • Build the frontend for our web application based on React and Next.js, creating a beautiful and pleasurable experience for hundreds of thousands of developers
  • Create beautiful package pages that include information, documentation, and insights about package popularity, maintenance, issues, and quality
  • Work with tonnes of data, and create reusable components to display the data in various ways, including graphs, charts, visualizations, and comparisons
  • Do quick iterations and experiments as part of the core product team (product manager, designer, and backend developer) to test out new ideas and features
  • Build a browser extension for developers, augmenting GitHub, npm and other websites with deep package insights
  • Help us understand what’s going on with our users, by using analytics tools, user journey tracking, feedback tools, error and performance logging

You most likely have:

  • At least 5 years of experience as a frontend JavaScript developer
  • At least 3 years of experience building sophisticated React apps
  • Aesthetic eye for user-interface detail, and experience working with UX/UI designers
  • Hangs-on experience of the latest capabilities in JavaScript (ES6/7/8/9) and CSS (grids, animations, transitions, media queries, styled-components)
  • Experience setting up webpack and babel, plugins, minification, asset versioning, and CDN upload
  • Ability to debug and optimize webapps’ performance, including network, JavaScript, and rendering
  • Experience with analytics tools such as Google Analytics and Google Webmaster Tools
  • Experience with on-site SEO: metadata, header elements, robots file, sitemaps, etc
  • Advantage: experience with Next.js, TypeScript, PWA, SVG/Canvas

About Devstore

We're building the ultimate appstore for open-source packages, helping developers choose among and use 3 million open-source packages, so they can build amazing products faster

Company Culture

As a small startup, we believe in building and stuff quickly and iteratively, learning from our users, and having fun. No hierarchy, bureaucracy or company politics!

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