Senior Frontend Engineer

New York, NY, United States, Remote


Role Locations

  • New York, NY, United States
  • Remote


11 - 25 people


79 Walker St
New York City, NY, 10013, US

Tech Stack

  • TypeScript
  • React
  • Python
  • PyTorch
  • OpenCV
  • Kubernetes
  • Docker
  • WebGL
  • WebAssembly
  • AWS
  • GLSL
  • Terraform

Role Description

About the role 🎉

We’re looking for an experienced Sr. Frontend Engineer to help us build new interfaces for content creation. This candidate should have an eye for good design and smooth interactivity, strive to write clean and maintainable code, and have a deep interest in the future of creative tools and browser technologies.

You’ll have a chance to work closely with our design team as well as the backend team to implement new features for the Runway application, as well as participating in user research sessions to understand how Runway is being used by creators across the world.

What you’ll do 🎨

  • Work with a world-class engineering team pushing the boundaries of content creation on the browser
  • Build new product features for Runway’s browser-based video creation and collaboration tools
  • Use state-of-the art browser technologies to build rich multimedia editing interfaces
  • Improve the performance, reliability, and code quality of our frontend codebase

What you’ll need 💻

  • 5+ years of JavaScript experience, browser APIs, and optimizing front end performance
  • Knowledge of TypeScript, React, and modern web UI development frameworks
  • Expertise in building robust and accessible web interfaces
  • Ability to profile and optimize web applications, with a deep understanding of developer tools of different browsers
  • Understanding of best practices for modern web application development, as well as continuous integration and deployment
  • Deep interest in the landscape of creative tools and ability to emphasize with creators
  • Ability to rapidly prototype solutions and iterate on them with tight product deadlines
  • Strong communication, collaboration, and documentation skills

About Runway

Runway is inventing tools that empower anyone to tell stories in ways that weren't possible before. We are taking recent advancements in computer graphics, deep learning, and the web to push the boundaries of creativity and in turn, lower the barriers of content creation; unfastening a new wave of storytelling.

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