Senior Front-End Engineer

Location: New York, NY

Department: Technology

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Overview:

Zola is seeking a talented, creative, and passionate Senior 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
  • Manage and contribute code to large scale projects from inception to completion
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Identify and remedy performance bottlenecks
  • Communicate best practices for front-end engineering
  • Understand tradeoffs between design and performance

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of user facing front-end experience, including HTML5, CSS3, Javascript
  • Strong experience with Angular
  • Experience with React optional
  • Strong understanding of cross-browser compatibility and the ability to debug issues
  • Experience with managing other engineers preferred
  • BS and/or MS degree in Computer Science or related technical field

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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