Front End Engineer

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ConsenSys is a venture production studio focused on building and scaling tools and enterprise software products on the Ethereum platform. Our mission is to use these solutions to power the emerging economic, social, and political operating systems of the planet.

Our teams are busy at work building the future of identity, financial markets, commerce, security and infrastructure, and more. If you are someone that thrives in a fast-paced environment where being self-directed, determined, and resilient are a requirement, we would love for you to join us.

The Role

ConsenSys is seeking an experienced front-end developer to oversee development of a wide variety of consumer-facing Consensys projects. The ideal candidate is first and foremost passionate about user experience, but also excited to help set-up a front-end tech stack that can be used across the wider Consensys ecosystem.

Prior experience with startups and working with agile, cross-functional teams is a plus. In-depth knowledge about Ethereum is not required, but candidates should generally be interested in the technologies poised to transform the way we live and be open to learning deeply about blockchain topics.

Responsibilities
  • Using HTML/CSS/Javascript to turn wireframes and visual designs into compelling production user experiences
  • Strong working knowledge developing cross platform/browser compatibility
  • Familiarity with web standards and best practices for fast load times and accessibility
  • General knowledge of SEO and marketing analytics best practices
  • Writing clean, standards-compliant, scalable, reusable, quality code

Requirements
  • 3+ years in a front-end engineering role building user interfaces for dynamic web applications
  • Expert knowledge of HTML, CSS, and Javascript frameworks
  • Great interpersonal skills and a willingness to go above and beyond when collaborating with designers, marketers and other engineers
  • Comfortable prototyping ideas and iterating them based on user feedback
  • Passion for writing tests to ensure delivering high-quality user experiences
  • Strong visual and aesthetic sense – a portfolio of past projects is a plus
  • Bonus points for contributing to open source projects or having some of your own

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