Front-End Engineer

Location: New York, NY

Department: Technology

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

Overview:

Zola is seeking a talented, creative, and passionate Front-end Engineer. We value hard work, an orientation for speed, and a passion for developing best-in-class user experiences.

You will work closely across functions, including product, user experience, merchandising, business, marketing, and of course, technology.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with tech and product to implement and build a new kind of e-commerce and wedding planning experience
  • Design and develop efficient reusable components
  • Identify and remedy performance bottlenecks
  • Identify and communicate best practices for front-end engineering
  • Understand tradeoffs between design and performance

Requirements:

  • 1-2 years of user facing of front-end experience, including HTML5, CSS3, Javascript
  • Fluency in React
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility and the ability to debug issues.
  • BS and/or MS degree in Computer Science or related technical field preferred

We are open to including new technologies where and when they make sense and always strive to push the limits of the e-commerce and wedding planning user experience.

About Zola:

At Zola, we are a wedding company, building a smarter wedding suite of wedding products – including a registry, website, guest list manager, and checklist. We are an early-stage, VC-funded consumer technology startup based in New York City. Launched in October 2013, we have quickly become the fastest-growing wedding registry in the United States, with more than 300,000 couples registered. Founded by many of the early team members from Gilt Groupe, we are focused on creating a new kind of e-commerce experience that addresses a huge market — wedding gifts — by reimagining the wedding registry for modern engaged couples and their guests.

Our team brings deep experience from working on award-winning e-commerce sites and mobile apps in past roles at Gilt Groupe, Amazon, J.Crew, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and Yahoo.

More about the team: https://www.zola.com/about

Recent press: https://www.zola.com/about/press

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